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Mai-Wel thank AFRM for a great day of volunteering

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 22 March 2016

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Mai wel presentation photoOn Tuesday 8 March 38 AFRM staff members took part in a volunteer day at seven Mai-Wel shared living homes across Maitland, which are for people living with a disability. Our staff installed garden beds and provided gardening services to the homes, as well as met and interacted with some of the residents. 

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CommInsure under scrutiny – AFRM’s view

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 11 March 2016

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CommInsure are in full damage control after this weeks Four Corners program exposed some very concerning practices.  In essence, it is alleged that CommInsure goes out of their way to find reasons not to pay claims.  We feel we should respond to this.

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Meet Adviser/Director Mark Hoskin

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 18 February 2016

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MarkWe have a quick chat with Central Coast-based AFRM adviser/director Mark.

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AFRM endorsement

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 18 February 2016

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This great endorsement was emailed to AFRM last week by a senior claims manager at an Australian Insurer –

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AFRM SERIES: Do I need risk insurance? Part One

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 28 January 2016

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This year we are introducing a new series called ‘Do I need risk insurance?’ It will focus on what insurance different people may need at different stages of their life. Each month we will look at a particular demographic and discuss why insurance may be useful for them. We hope this helps you understand what insurance could be relevant for you. 

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AFRM CLAIM STORIES: AFRM client makes two claims after reading our article on Income Protection

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 4 December 2015

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claim storiesAfter reading our article on the 6 reasons to have Income Protection cover, an AFRM client contacted his adviser and was able to make two claims. 

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Farewell to AFRM founder Phil Young

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 26 November 2015

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SetWidth120 PY Cropped for web2We have a quick chat with AFRM founder Phil Young as he prepares to say goodbye to the company after 20 years of service.

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Meet Adviser Chris Wlodarczyk

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 4 September 2015

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SetWidth120 Chris2We have a quick chat with Melbourne-based AFRM adviser Chris.

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AFRM office profile: Melbourne

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 8 July 2015

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Melbourne team 1We want to introduce you to the different teams we have across the country, so this week we start with our Melbourne team. 

The team at AFRM Melbourne consists of advisers Rob Vitnell and Chris Wlodarczyk, as well as Huy Pham who has recently joined AFRM as an Associate Adviser. Advisers spend the majority of their time meeting with new and existing clients and preparing appropriate advice based on their requirements.  Both Rob and Chris consult with various centres of influence to provide their clients sound advice and continue to work on building this network in Melbourne and greater Victoria.  Rob, Chris and Huy provide advice to individuals and businesses whilst Rob continues to develop AFRM’s specialisation in SMEs and Business Succession advice.

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6 reasons to have Income Protection cover

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 15 June 2015

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More than 85% of Australians could not support themselves financially in the event of illness or injury. Below are AFRM’s top 6 reasons to have Income Protection cover. 

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