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If insurance was free, would there still be an underinsurance problem?
Nov 20 :: Even if price wasnt a factor, AMPs Chris Kirby argues that Australia would still have an under-insurance problem. This is why it is the... 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 requirements around issues... 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 leading insurance providers... 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, according to research conducted... 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 per cent despite flat growth... read more


Insurance Articles

Shopping Around For Insurance
You can buy insurance direct from the provider, your bank or building society, a supermarket, or broker. You can also buy insurance from... read more

Travel insurance
Going overseas? Traveling Australia? You'll need travel insurance - but remember to check the fine print. read more

10 Traps to Avoid When Comparing Income Protection Insurance
You may think that it's better to have some form of income protection insurance than none at all but, for a large proportion of people,... read more

Disability Insurance vs. Health Insurance

When faced with the option of whether to purchase disability insurance, many consumers say no without fully understanding the consequences... read more

Insurance fundamentals
Understandably, plenty of people find the complexities of insurance contracts a bit confusing if not a little daunting,  So here's... read more


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An insurance that provides cover for liability incurred in the course of exercising a profession.