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
Of course no one wants to think about any of these happening to them. But we all know someone who has been affected by these tragic events. When they do occur, the physical and emotional stress and concern is enough without having worry about paying the mortgage or the day to day living expenses. Personal … Continue reading Early Death, Disability, Major Illness – it Won’t Happen to Me!
Most small business owners don't just have family members that rely on them but also employees and suppliers as well. In 2010 the Cameron Research Group conducted a survey of the Australian Small Business Market that provided some alarming statistics regarding life insurance. Whilst 100% of Small Business Owners (SBOs) have heard of Life Insurance … Continue reading The Need to Protect You and Your Business
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?