What you can do to protect yourself as scams evolve

In 2022, Australians fell victim to investment and cryptocurrency-related scams, losing $242.5 million (US$166 million). In the United Kingdom (UK), a total of over £2.3 billion was lost in 2021 because of various scams, including online shopping, dating or romance...[Read More]

The Importance of Taking a Break During the Festive Season

There are countless countdowns everywhere, whether it’s for Christmas or the new year, and yet, when the festive season happens, it always comes as a bit of a surprise. Some people experience a touch of panic and get lost in the holiday rush. Feeling unprepared and...[Read More]

Renter’s insurance—why it’s good for both tenants and landlords

If you live in a residential building or apartment complex, it’s natural for certain fears to cross your mind. For example, if a fire accident or flooding occurs through no fault of your own, who pays for the replacement of your possessions that get damaged or...[Read More]

Energy users face more ‘extreme events’

Electricity blackouts and crippling price spikes won’t be solved by new solar and wind farms alone, the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) warns. AEMO CEO Daniel Westerman has used a business summit to argue for the so-called capacity mechanism that would...[Read More]

3 tips to retire comfortably

Whether you’re planning to retire soon or have another 10 years or so before you actually do, you want to be prepared when the time comes. After all, having enough money to live a happy, comfortable retirement is essential. But how much is enough? The Association of...[Read More]

Insurance for professional services — 5 key considerations

Your job as a professional requires you to apply your expertise to satisfy the requirements of your clientele/patients. Your customers count on you to provide high-quality services and expert guidance. However, despite your best efforts, there’s always a chance that...[Read More]

Help on way after funeral insurer collapse

People who held policies with collapsed insurer Youpla as of April 1, 2020, will receive payouts for funeral expenses. The federal government announced on Monday that as many as 500 people impacted by the collapse will get access to payments in line with the cover...[Read More]

Travel insurance – Peace of mind to help you enjoy your holiday

If you’re planning an overseas holiday, travel insurance should be an essential. Travel insurance can help cover the cost of accidents, illnesses and delays while travelling. Types of travel insurance When you’re choosing travel insurance, think about your...[Read More]

Tax incentives support small businesses

It is a budget designed to support the economy’s path out of the pandemic. Cost of living and infrastructure are the focus. Businesses and consumers are still struggling after a number of difficult years. The Coalition government has issued a pre-election budget that...[Read More]

One in 25 properties ‘uninsurable by 2030’

More than half a million properties across Australia will effectively become uninsurable this decade due to climate change, a new report has warned. The Climate Council says the nation is in the grip of an escalating insurance crisis as the cost of cover becomes...[Read More]

The 3 Best Home Improvements

One in three Australians plans on renovating their home in the coming twelve months, to give it a fresh look and increase its value as reported by Architecture & Design. Additionally, according to ABC News, renovation loans soared to 7.4% in June 2021, breaking a...[Read More]

Playlist guides young drivers to rest stop

Most young drivers fail to take regular breaks during long road trips but the curators of a new set of playlists are hoping to change that. Insurer AAMI has teamed up with Spotify to develop a Rest Town Playlist for seven of the country’s most popular driving...[Read More]

Next PM urged to prioritise climate action

An alliance of emergency responders, diplomats, defence personnel and healthcare professionals is calling on Australia’s next government to urgently prioritise action on climate change. In an open letter to “the incoming prime minister”, the group...[Read More]

Tax incentives support small businesses

It is a budget designed to support the economy’s path out of the pandemic. Cost of living and infrastructure are the focus. Businesses and consumers are still struggling after a number of difficult years. The Coalition government has issued a pre-election budget that...[Read More]

Latest round of flood support unveiled

FRESH FEDERAL FLOOD SUPPORT PACKAGE A further round of federal financial assistance has been unveiled for flood-affected residents in northern NSW, as clean-up efforts intensify. INITIAL MEASURES * Two more weekly disaster recovery payments of $1000 per adult and $400...[Read More]