Here is a short video about my cycling goal this year and why I'm supporting the great work done by The Kid's Cancer Project. This calendar year I’ve set myself a goal of riding 6,000km. This is about twice the distance I rode last year. While this is a personal goal I also wanted the … Continue reading Riding to help cure Kid’s Cancer
Over the past 12 months I have had too many friends and family members dealing with cancer. Trauma insurance can ease the burden during an incredibly difficult time. Here is a case study based on a true story that shows why sometimes income protection, private health and medicare is not always enough. This Sunday I'm … Continue reading I’m a Big Believer in the Value of Trauma Insurance
Today has been one of the most satisfying days of my professional career. It was an incredible pleasure to hand over a cheque to a client for a child trauma claim. Their young daughter is currently undergoing treatment for leukaemia meaning for now their lives are on hold. The payment will enable them to take … Continue reading This is Why I Love What I Do
In my previous post I discussed that when it comes to major illnesses, disability and early death, there is a tendency to think “it won’t happen to me”. I want to share a story of someone who it has happened to. In November 2010 Ben Day was diagnosed with Leukaemia. It was May 2011 when … Continue reading Trauma and Income Protection – a Claim Story
As a 37 year old male, there is a 22% chance that I will suffer a trauma by the age of 65. That's basically a 1 in 5 chance! (Source: Risk Tool in XPlan) The reason the take up of trauma insurance is so low has to be awareness. Years ago I worked in a … Continue reading Why Do Only 3% of Australians have Trauma Insurance?