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An innovative product to keep kids at their school.

We know better than most the ripple effect that happens with a loss of life. On the families, friends and on communities. One area sometimes overlooked is when a parent with school-aged dependents passes away, the significant cost of maintaining school fees may mean...

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Sorting the Coronavirus hype from reality.

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus originating in Wuhan China has gripped the world in an apocalyptic frenzy. Facemasks and hand sanitizer sold out across Australia in days, kids are being kept home from school, and a man died of a suspected cardiac arrest as...

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Consumption of alcohol & impacts on insurance.

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) recently updated its guidelines on how to reduce health risks brought on from drinking alcohol. At 6,000 deaths per year* from alcohol-attributed diseases, it’s a significant problem for Australia. But, as...

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A discussion on Volunteers and Life Insurance.

Volunteering is an Australian tradition. Helping out your mates and being there for each other, especially in times of crisis, is part of our culture and way of life. Like most Australians I have been following the bushfires and have witnessed incredible bravery and...

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Perks over pay: get and retain the best talent.

Fancy a free massage at work? That’s what Google offers staff who nail a successful project. In California, Patagonia posts daily surf reports (and the odd company wide broadcast when it’s particularly gnarly) to encourage staff to run out and catch a wave in the...

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Six ways to beat seasonal stress this holiday.

As fun as the silly season is, it can also be stressful for many people. To help you along, we have gathered some great tips from some of the leading experts in Mental Health to help you out. 1. Think before you commit yourself.We can often perform tasks merely to...

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Exclusions while travelling at home and abroad.

As Australians get ready for the holiday season and families come together from across the globe, domestic and international travel increases. While it may not have occurred to you, this leads insurers to think about the risks associated with travel. To understand the...

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How to build an Award-Winning Adviser portal.

When we launched Integrity Life, there wasn’t a technology solution on the market that could do everything Advisers told us they needed. So instead of launching as just a life insurer (no easy feat) we also launched as a tech company. Even today, half of our company...

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Why good design matters in Life Insurance.

Our Managing Director and CEO, Chris Powell, was recently at a dinner, sitting next to the head of a large dealer group. He was chatting to Chris about our Adviser Portal and our next biggest competitors’ portal. He had decided to do a timed test between the two. Same...

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Understanding mental health and life insurance.

If you read the headlines, you can be forgiven for thinking that insurers don’t understand mental health. Certainly not the nuances between a ‘tough patch’ as a response to a normal life and a debilitating condition. With 1 in 5 Australians experiencing mental ill...

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Psychology hacks and tips for better mental health.

1. Let’s dance! In this study, Swedish researchers found that not only does dancing help reduce anxiety and depression, but the positive effects of dancing can also stay with you for up to eight months after you stop. Talk about bang for buck! Not only is dancing good...

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How can the advice industry persuade people to pay?

A seismic shift in the advice industry is already underway and we are at the dawn of a new era for advisers. This transformation is being driven by an urgent need to repair the fracture in consumer trust across the financial services industry. There is a universal...

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Sustainable pricing – a game changer

A seismic shift in the advice industry is already underway and we are at the dawn of a new era for advisers. This transformation is being driven by an urgent need to repair the fracture in consumer trust across the financial services industry. There is a universal...

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