As we reach the home straight of the 2016 Federal Election campaign, we’ve listed the top major party policies that could affect your hip pocket, and see exactly how each side stacks up.
With an ageing population and increasing divorce rates, the demand for estate planning solutions continues to grow rapidly. And while many of us know the traditional things to include in our will – property, assets, guardianship – little thought is given to our digital assets. But does this thinking needs to change?
The appeal of mobile payments is undeniable. From ordering and paying for your morning coffee, to catching a taxi into town, gone are the days of rummaging through a handbag to locate a purse or wallet stuffed with cards or cash. However, there are potential downsides to making those easy tap-n-go payments.
As part of its wide-ranging reforms in this year’s Federal Budget, the government proposed significant changes to Australia’s superannuation system. This may now mean individuals will have to carefully consider the impact that holding insurance inside super will have on their final account.
As an existing policyholder, Zurich's acquisition of Macquarie Life is exciting news. You'll still benefit from the same award-winning service and your cover will not change. However, our expanded business will provide customers with a broader product range and protection, which is easier to keep and understand.