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  • Do you have kids under 16? Here’s what you need to know about life insurance

    A new survey from consumer advocates Choice has found that 60% of Aussies don’t have enough life cover to maintain their family’s standard of living*. This cover should provide consistency for your children and partner, but it turns out some parents aren’t actually getting value from their costly premiums. LifeInsuranceComparison.com.au is helping Australian parents make…

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  • Why more women need to take the lead on Life Insurance

    In most Aussie households women get stuck with the unenviable role of family financial planner. You end up tearing your hair out trying to get your partner just to look at the savings they could be making. What most women don’t know is that you can actually get life insurance quotes for both you and…

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  • New Comparison Service Allows Older Australians to Save Big on Their Life Insurance

    For many older Australians, life insurance is an increasingly burdensome expense, but, with new policies hitting the market, most don’t realise that they are paying more than they need to be. Thanks to a new comparison service there might still be one area where you can save your pennies, and it’s easier than you think….

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  • New Comparison Service Allows Older Australians to Save Big on Their Life Insurance

    For many older Australians, life insurance is an increasingly burdensome expense, but, with new policies hitting the market, most don’t realise that they are paying more than they need to be. Thanks to a new comparison service there might still be one area where you can save your pennies, and it’s easier than you think….

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  • Life Insurance Premiums Going Up? You Could Be Missing Out On Thousands In Savings

    All that most Aussies know about their life insurance is that it’s just another bill to pay, one that always seems to get more and more expensive. But for most of us it’s a necessary evil, a step we take to protect our loved ones. And in spite of rising premiums we stay, never realising…

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  • New Research Shows 47% of Families Struggle Financially After Death of a Parent

    New research from ANZ (see here – PDF) reveals that life insurance has a significant impact on a family’s ability to pick up the pieces after a loved one’s unexpected death. Families who planned ahead by purchasing life cover were in a drastically better position than those who didn’t, financially and emotionally. If you don’t…

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  • Study: 58% of Australians would survive less than 3 months with no income

    A recent study found that 58 percent of Australians would run out of money in less than three months if an emergency prevented them from working.* This frightening possibility could easily become reality for underinsured Australians who don’t have enough savings. Insurance experts at LifeInsuranceComparison.com.au stress the importance of being adequately insured, because too many…

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  • Rip Off Alert! As ‘Seen on TV’ Life Insurers Exposed

    New Comparison Service Helps Aussies Save Big on Life Insurance Start Saving A new study* from Canstar shows that buying life insurance directly through an “as seen on TV” or “direct” insurer may cost up to 35% more compared to an advised policy. The older you are, the more marked this difference can become. In-house…

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  • What Happens if I Don’t Have Life Insurance?

    Life insurance doesn’t just provide for your dependants in the event of your death. It can protect your income if you are temporarily or permanently incapacitated due to illness or injury, and soften the blow of major traumas, providing a reliable income as well as funds for expenses such as specialist care or modifications to…

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  • Rip Off Alert! As Seen on TV and Bank Life Insurers Exposed

    A new study shows that buying life insurance directly through an “as seen on TV” insurer or via your bank may cost thousands of dollars more per year compared to an advised policy. The older you are, the more marked this difference generally becomes. In-house financial experts at LifeInsuranceComparison.com.au have compared the costs of direct…

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