Total Superannuation Balance
Peter Kelly considers the workings of one of the new concepts introduced from 1 July 2017, the total superannuation balance. Read it here.
Age Pension and Aged Care Fast Facts
On the 20th September, the age pension increased and the adjusted taxable income limits for Commonwealth Seinors Health Card did as well. These changes are reflected in the updated Aged Care and Aged Care fact sheets. Read it here.
New CommInsure Platinum IP Option
A new Platinum IP product option headlines a range of enhancements in CommInsure’s latest product upgrade. Details of the new IP product option as well as other enhancements across the CommInsure Protection product range are outlined in an updated Product Disclosure Statement. Read it here.
AMP Confirm Closure of FLP Range
AMP has confirmed it will close its Flexible Lifetime – Protection product range to new applicants at the end of September. Read about the changes here.
TAL – $0 Policy Fee for Life
From 8 September, TAL are waiving the policy fee on all new Accelerated Protection policies, for life. To read more and to download the flyer, click here.
Social Media for the Small Business Adviser
Australians are increasingly turning to social media to communicate and network, with June 29 Sensis statistics revealing that 79% of us now have at least one social media profile, and 59% of us use it daily.
And it’s not just young people. 86% of 40-49 year olds use social media regularly and 59% city-dwellers aged over 50 access social media every day.
So how can you make the jump with your business? Feedsy digital communications specialists will help you cut through the jargon in this informative and tangible workshop.
|SOCIAL MEDIA FOR THE SMALL BUSINESS ADVISER|
|Tuesday, 17 October 2017||10.30 am – 11.30 am (AEST)||Click here to register.|
The Future of Education
To assist the understanding of all those involved in the advice process as to where education standards are heading and what they need to do to meet the standards.
THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION
|Thursday, 19 October 2017||2.30 pm – 3.30 pm (AEST)||Click here to register.|
Your Data and Cyber Security
Learn about the 5 Knows of your data, some common attack points and how to mitigate them, as well as general good security behaviours you should be using in your practice.
YOUR DATA AND CYBER SECURITY
|Thursday, 09 November 2017||10.30 am – 11.30 am (AEST)||Click here to register.|
Three Years and What has Changed?
Mark Teale looks at the recent changes to superannuation over the past three years, and how to keep control over your life and retirement. Read it here.
Why I use a Financial Planner
“Having a financial planner who is willing to have some of the more awkward conversations is, to me, where the value lies in the relationship. They are a counsellor or coach first, and a financial planner second.” Read Peter Kelly’s reasons for using a financial planner here.
Our September edition includes everything you need to know about superannuation and ‘transition to retirement’, Peter Kelly explores housing affordability, and Zurich gives us an interesting new way we can put our selfies to good use.