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The current Coronavirus epidemic is going to affect Australian families and businesses - but perhaps not for the reason you suspect.

Australians are not new to facing risks to manage. Communities who live in areas of risk have bushfire plans, flood plans and even snow closure emergency plans.

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In 2019 new NSW Tenancy Laws supporting victims of domestic violence living in a rented property came into effect.

If you live in rented accommodation and have been affected by domestic and family violence, you need to know there are new Tenancy Laws to help protect the victims of domestic violence.

These new laws have implications for property managers, property renters and investment property owners alike.

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The arrival of a new child, either by birth, adoption or some other happy moment brings life-changing times to someone's life.

Baby proofing a home can feel like a never-ending job constantly scanning the horizon looking for risks to manage. From putting soft pads on hard corners of tables, using soft door guards to keep little fingers from getting caught and moving everything below waist height that's bright, shiny and reachable.

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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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We all have to learn how to prioritise big decisions

There are some statistics in life that you simply need to know so you can make better choices.

Most people wouldn't dream of travelling overseas without Travel Insurance to protect their luggage and their health. Nobody wants to be stranded overseas with no luggage or worse, in a foreign hospital hoping the local doctors have the right skills, medication and the sanitation standards that's not going to put you at greater risk.

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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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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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