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Insurance News

If insurance was free, would there still be an underinsurance problem?
Nov 20 :: Even if price wasnít a factor, AMPís Chris Kirby argues that Australia would still have an under-insurance problem.... read more

Regulatory compulsion propels commercial insurance
Oct 26 :: Australia is the second largest advanced market in Asia for commercial insurance, not least because of regulatory... read more

Premium rates for life cover sold by advisers in decline
Oct 26 :: Premium rates for life cover products sold by financial advisers fell by an average of 10 per cent across 11... read more

Life insurers pay out $4 billion in 2011
Jul 01 :: The 10 biggest life insurers paid out just under $4 billion in claims in 2011 - up 11.4 per cent from 2010,... read more

Direct life insurance up but credit insurance flat
Jun 01 :: Overall direct life insurance sales have grown 11.3 per cent in 2011 and in-force annual premiums are up 10.9... read more

NSW Insurance broker suspended
May 22 :: A Menai-based insurance broking firm has had its licence suspended for seven months following surveillance conducted... read more


Insurance Articles

Ambulance Cover: Do You Need It?
Medicare in Australia does not cover ambulance services or emergency transport. These are among the types of... read more

7 Things to Think About When Comparing Car Insurance
The range of car insurance options in Australia is impressive for a country of our size. It's easy... read more

Benefits of Buying Insurance Through a Reputed Brokerage Firm
From carpet to car, man to machine everything needs insurance in today's litigious and uncertain world. And... read more

Insurance: The Absolute Basics

Insurance, like so many things in this increasingly complex world, can be a bit of a minefield for a large... read more

A Healthy Tax Time Tip form the Money Tips Team
Changes to the Private Health Insurance Rebate are coming on 1 July, 2012, so if you’ve been putting off... read more

Car Insurance - Why Is Young Driver Car Insurance So Expensive?
The cost of insurance for young drivers is often prohibitive. 17 year old drivers will pay the highest premiums...... read more


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Knowledgebase

Insurance broker: An agent acting on behalf of the insured (not the insurance company) who negotiates the terms and cover provided by the insurer in the insurance policy.