Losing a loved one can be a difficult and overwhelming time, especially when you’re responsible for their financial affairs. Here’s a guide to managing deceased estates.
Nick Bruining explores the options to pay for your funeral and finds even progressively handing over money for pre-paid arrangements beats that much-advertised funeral insurance.
Protecting a lifetime’s work can often become a source of angst if it looks like your offspring might be in a position to lose the lot. But there is a powerful tool available to help you take control.
Your Money put some common questions about testamentary trusts to estate planning expert Morgan Solomon, director of Solomon Hollett Lawyers.
IAG says SGIO customers will be transferred over to policies with NRMA by the end of the year.
Insurance companies have been put on notice that regulators will pursue them for poor value policies or product design in the face of climate change and rising health costs.
The former investment banker has shaken up WA’s biggest private health insurer since taking the helm in 2017.
Some careful maneuvering to distribute the funds from your wife’s estate could help ease the tax burden at what is already a difficult time.
A big change has been made to GESB funds that will help members better prepare for the division of their estate after they are gone.
The prominent WA company director will succeed Tony Crawford in May at the private health insurer.
‘Can I give an inheritance from my late mother’s estate to my wife’s super and keep the full age pension?’
HBF has made its long-awaited expansion into physiotherapy with a deal to buy a growing chain of clinics set up a young Curtin University graduate 11 years ago with a $5000 loan from his parents.
The deal follows this year’s rollout of HBF’s own dental clinics in WA.
YOUR MONEY: ‘I just can’t believe that an increase like this is justified. It’s almost like they are trying to get me out of my policy by making it completely unaffordable.’
Insurance Australia Group insists the push into the State won’t cannibalise WA’s own SGIO brand, which IAG has owned since 1998
The Insurance Commission of WA says public service workers compensation claims will cost an extra $300m over the next four years.
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Westpac is making more progress selling parts of its business in a bid to become leaner and more profitable, this time getting out of car financing.
Rebecca Le May
Life insurers TAL and ClearView have told a parliamentary hearing there has been limited impact on the industry from the pandemic.
The WA private health insurer is said to be in talks for an acquisition which could be finalised over the next two weeks.
Our Your Money experts looks at your options to make sure your loves ones are provided for financially after you shuffle off.
The financial regulator has issued draft guidance to banks, insurers and superannuation trustees on managing the financial risks of climate change.
Colin Brinsden, AAP Economics and Business Correspondent
The sales of BoCommLife and other divestments were expected to rake in $840 million in post-tax earnings for the first half of the current financial year.
The motoring advocacy mutual says its motor and home insurance premiums jumped 14 per cent last financial year
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