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AFRM Claims Advocacy supports FSC call to allow insurers to provide early intervention support

Posted by Damien Jones on 20 June 2018

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AFRM Claims Advocacy has called on the Parliamentary Joint Committee examining if life insurers should be allowed to provide rehabilitation payments to clients to recognise the extremely strong case in favour of doing so set out by the Financial Services Council (FSC) in its recent Cadence Economics research findings. 

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Advised Insurance Best for Claims

Posted by Damien Jones on 1 June 2018

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Advised life insurance has a higher rate of admitted claims than non-advised insurance across all four product types, according to new data released by ASIC and APRA. 

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AFRM joins industry leaders to discuss claims-related issues

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 25 May 2017

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AFRM was part of a recent Round Table conversation run by CommInsure and RiskInfo during which a broad spectrum of claims-related issues was discussed – issues impacting life companies, advisers and their clients.

You can read the full article here. Below are some of the points made by Nick Hatherly, AFRM Director. 

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AFRM celebrates 20 years of service to their valued clients

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 16 March 2017

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2017 marks a significant milestone in AFRM’s history as the company celebrates twenty years of continued service on April 1.

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How do you determine your life insurance needs?

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 14 February 2017

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how muchIf you need life insurance, it is important to know how much and what kind you need. Although generally renewable term insurance is sufficient for some people, you have to look at your own situation. As with investing, educating yourself is essential to making the right choice.

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Top 8 takeouts from the Life Insurance Survey 2016

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 19 December 2016

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This survey, conducted by Adviser Ratings, attempted to provide insight into insurance claims by surveying those at the coal face of the claims process - financial and risk advisers. Advisers were also asked to rate and comment on group life and direct life policies, given many clients seek advice in relation to these insurers and their policies.

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AFRM SERIES: Do I need risk insurance? Part Six

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 25 August 2016

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iStock 000009910842SmallThis month in our 'Do I need risk insurance?' series we meet a middle-income earning family living on a farm in rural NSW. 

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AFRM SERIES: Do I need risk insurance? Part Four

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 24 May 2016

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iStock 000091126797 LargeThis month in our 'Do I need risk insurance?' series we meet two small-business owners.

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AFRM SERIES: Do I need risk insurance? Part Three

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 26 April 2016

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Older business guy croppedThis month in our 'Do I need risk insurance?' series we meet Dr Chris Turner.

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AFRM SERIES: Do I need risk insurance? Part Two

Posted by Bethany Shaw on 30 March 2016

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iStock 000017522573 MediumThis month in our 'Do I need risk insurance?' series we meet the Chens. 

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