Diabetes in Australia is our fastest growing chronic condition.

Each day 280 Australians develop this disease.

  • 56% are males
  • 44% are females

The onset of Type 1 Diabetes mellitus (T1DM) occurs most frequently in people under 30 years, however, new research suggests almost half of all people who develop the condition are diagnosed over the age of 30.

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The long-term effect of grief over the loss of a family member.

A recent report about Millennials and Generation X’ers who lost a parent while growing up confirmed what most people already suspected - the impact of the loss lasts a lifetime.  A third of those surveyed said, ‘I've never really gotten over my loss’.

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Life insurance inside your super has special rules you need to understand - especially if you're a blended family.

You need to let your super fund (and life insurance company) know who you want as a beneficiary to receive any payout made upon your death.

This is especially important if your life insurance is owned by your super fund because there are additional rules you need to understand.  If you don't, then you'll leave a whole lot of unnecessary pain and problems for your survivors.

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Every day in Australia, 31 families lose their primary (or equal) income earner

It's time for a family reality check - by the numbers.

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The very Australian problem of underinsurance

When a 'she'll be right' attitude puts your family at risk

You don’t have to look far to find a story in the media about Australia’s underinsurance problem.  It seems every bushfire season the same media reports another near identical tragedy of families losing everything and being underinsured or worse, not insured at all.

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31 Families every day lose their primary (or equal) income earning member, in Australia

It's time for a family reality check - by the numbers.

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Valentine’s Day means different things to different people

But ultimately it's about Love

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Why every parent needs a Plan B for their children's future

The effect of the death of a parent on our children's future

Can we measure the future impact of the loss of a parent? While this is different family to family, what is measurable is the effect of the financial loss during the most difficult time in a child's life.

A report by ING Australia studied the future impact the loss of a parent can have on a family and the role sound financial advice can play in helping families pick up the pieces. Additional research was conducted 5 years later by ANZ with similar results.

Measuring the financial impact on a child's future when they loose a parent

The study found the loss of a parent can have a devastating effect on a family’s lifestyle adding to the already significant impact on the lives and mental well-being of children – with almost a third (32%) of families having to move house within two years as a result of financial pressure,

Important: If you have professional insurance in place specifically for this eventuality, make sure to review it annually.

If you don’t have insurance in place or you're not sure what you're really covered for, consider carefully the impact that sickness, injury or even unexpected death, would have on your family, your business and those that rely upon you.
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Myth busting life insurance

Some of the strange things some people believe.

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