“AFA announces Rising Star finalists”

Meike was mentioned today, 3/10/2012, in Money Management in an article announcing the finalists of the AFA Rising Star Award “The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has announced five finalists for its annual Rising Star of the Year Award, with the winner to be announced at the AFA National Conference on the Gold Coast on…

“2012 AFA Rising Star Finalists Announced”

Meike was mentioned today, 3/10/2012, in RiskInfo in an article about the AFA Rising Star of the Year award finalists. “The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has announced the finalists for its 2012 Rising Star of the Year Award. Four out of five finalists hail from Victoria, with Western Australia the only other state represented…

“AFA names Rising Star finalists”

Meike was featured today, 3/10/2012, in the Financial Standard in an article covering the finalists of the AFA Rising Star Award 2012. “The Association of Financial Advisers has named the five finalists in the 2012 Rising Star of the Year Award. The Award is particularly about finding, showcasing and celebrating talent in advisers who are…

Your home or your mortgage?

If you were diagnosed with something horrible like cancer, what would you rather lose – the burden of your mortgage or the security of your home?

Beware: no forms or medicals!

They sell it to you as easy, with no medical tests or long forms to complete, but is this really the best way to buy life insurance? There can be hidden traps with vague exclusions that bite you at claim time, which really, is when you want your life insurance to make life easy.

Dreamboard – Jennifer

Jennifer has more than one insurance claim story to share, and tells you why its important to have the right insurance adviser supporting you along the way.

“Financial advisers attack FSC, insurers, over commission clawbacks”

Meike was quoted today, 13/08/2012, in Wealth Professional in an article about churn and commissions. “The financial planning community has come out in force to slam the FSC’s “ridiculous” plans to claw back life insurance commissions for policies that lapse within three years. The FSC’s latest proposed anti-churning measures have opened up a can of…

Dreamboard – Jess

Jess shares her claim story and tells you what her income protection means to her.

Book Review – The Barefoot Investor

The first of our book reviews, we’re kicking off with Scott Pape’s “The Barefoot Investor”. A good read for those wanting to have the money they need when they need it.

You can afford insurance

Think you can’t afford to have personal insurance? Think again! There are a number of ways to structure and pay for your insurance. So really, the question is, Can you afford NOT to have that insurance?