Laura Crowden Amid the mid-year stocktake sales and car dealership runouts is a notion that it is rather important - to sort out private health insurance before June 30.
John Collett Dogs may be our best friends, but they can also be expensive.
Noel Whittaker Knowing your policy inclusions can save a lot of time and angst.
Leo D'Angelo Fisher Chances are travel insurance for domestic ski holidays is not on most to-do lists.
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Thabojan Rasiah We all know insurance is something we have "just in case", yet most of us don't insure our biggest asset.
Catherine Robson Our natural optimism means we don’t believe that we are likely to suffer hard times in the future, so we are not inclined to prepare for them.
John Collett Industry body says insurers could decline claims made by Uber’s drivers.
Daryl Dixon When it comes to insurance, the benefits of shopping around can be substantial.
Ruth LIew Financial planners are split over the impact incoming regulatory changes will have on their life insurance businesses, with some arguing the proposals will deal serious blows to the profitability of...
John Collett Those heading overseas during the upcoming school holidays could be buying travel insurance they do not need.
John Collett As private health insurance premiums rise, many policyholders are looking to reduce their cover to cut costs.
John Collett When it comes to life insurance, buying directly from the insurer is usually the most expensive route.
Clancy Yeates 'Bill shock'' normally refers to the unpleasant experience of receiving an enormous phone or electricity bill. But it could just as easily apply to insurance.
John Collett Most of us don't have enough life insurance, so it's good that large superannuation funds provide ''default'' death and total and permanent disablement insurance to their members, who otherwise may...
Penny Pryer Insurance companies have been raving about Australia's "chronic" underinsurance problem for decades.
Clancy Yeates This year's devastating start to the bushfire season has underlined the value of insuring the biggest asset many people own: their home.
Lesley Parker Consumer credit insurance - marketed alongside credit cards and personal loans as a way to protect your ability to meet repayments - remains on the Australian Securities and Investments Commission's...
The chairwoman of Choice, Jenni Mack, says when you buy life insurance, a commission of about 130 per cent of your first year's premium, then 10 per cent to 30 per cent each year after that, is paid...
Trudy Collinson thought her dogs would be a good way to get her out of the house and to nearby Melbourne parks for exercise and to meet people while her children were at school.
Lesley Parker The more you take on holiday, the more you stand to lose if you're not adequately covered.