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Personal insurance pre-assessment animation

A pre-assessment is an informal way of finding out how insurers may view your formal insurance application. In this animation, we illustrate pre-assessments and their associated potential benefits.

Legislative update: Your super, your choice

Not all employees can choose the super fund for their employer contributions—recent legislation seeks to address this issue. Alongside this, we share a video by Jason Silva on the paradox of choice.

2020 Budget: Economic and investment considerations

Deloitte Access Economics’ Chris Richardson and Burman Invest’s Julia Lee discuss their thoughts on the 2020-21 Federal Budget, especially in relation to the level of debt that has been announced.

2020 Budget: Key numbers explained

In the 2020-21 Federal Budget, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced many proposed measures, ABC News’ political correspondent, Greg Jennett, explains the key numbers behind some of these measures.

Dr Carl June: Advances in the fight against cancer

5-year survival rates for cancer can range from 16% (lung cancer) to 95% (prostate cancer). In this TED Talk, Dr Carl June, discusses a ground-breaking treatment method in the fight against cancer.

WHO: COVID-19 information and guidance

Understandably, the COVID-19 outbreak is receiving considerable attention at the moment. In this animation, the World Health Organisation (WHO) provides information and guidance on the disease.

Underinsurance in Australia animation

Underinsurance, which can refer to inadequate or no insurance, is a significant issue in Australia. In this animation, we illustrate the details of underinsurance in the personal insurance space.

Your financial situation, goals and objectives animation

Understanding where you are and where you want to be is important when setting out to achieve the latter. In this animation, we illustrate the phrase, ‘your financial situation, goals and objectives’.

Your financial wellbeing animation

A recent survey has found that on average Australians have a financial wellbeing score of 59 out of 100. In this animation, we illustrate what is financial wellbeing, and the things that influence it.

Personal insurances: Managing risk

An important part of wealth accumulation is putting appropriate strategies in place to manage risk. In this animation, we illustrate one such strategy – a comprehensive personal insurance plan.

Google: Year in search 2018

As you close the chapter on 2018, it’s important to remember, “The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.” (Unknown). In this video, Google showcases the searches that shaped 2018.

Total and permanent disability (TPD) insurance

In your working life, you have a 1 in 3 chance of being disabled for more than 3 months. In this animation, we illustrate the details surrounding Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) insurance.

Life insurance

Thinking about your own mortality can be both daunting and confronting as it’s often far removed from the expectations of how you see your life panning out, i.e. living to a ripe old age. In this animation, we highlight the important place that Life insurance can hold in an overall personal insurance plan.

Income protection insurance

Imagine being unable to work for a period due to a sickness or injury. How would you and your family cope financially and plan for the future? We illustrate the importance of Income Protection insurance in terms of protecting a vital resource – your income earning capacity.

2018 Budget: The winners and losers

As a result of the proposed measures that have come out of Treasurer Scott Morrison's 2018-19 Federal Budget, ABC News discusses the potential winners and losers.

2018 Budget: PwC and the ‘Slurpee’ budget

PwC Australia Economic Lead Partner Jeremy Thorpe shares his insights on this year’s Federal Budget. Front and centre is the Government’s spending and budget surplus forecasts – a potential ‘Slurpee’ budget.

Personal finance journey: The musical

As you progress through life, the many different areas of your personal finances will be leveraged to help you reach your financial goals and objectives. When these areas are appropriately managed, and work in harmony with one another, it can be ‘poetry in motion’. Watch this video to see what we mean.

Super-linked TPD insurance

Many important considerations are taken into account when establishing a Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) insurance policy that appropriately reflects your needs. In this animation, we illustrate the super-linking strategy when considering claim definitions and the subsequent structuring of TPD insurance.

Trauma insurance

Trauma (or critical illness) insurance is one of the four main types of personal insurances, the others being Life, Income Protection and Total and Permanent Disability. In this animation, we discuss several of the main points regarding Trauma insurance.

Buy-sell agreements explained

When developing a business succession plan, having a buy/sell agreement in place may be a key consideration. In this animation, we discuss how this may assist in a smooth transition between a departing business owner and the remaining owners who wish to carry on with the business.

Building your team: Financial adviser

Synergy refers to the creation of a whole that is greater than the simple sum of its parts. In this animation, we explore how building your own personal finance team, and then directing them towards a specific goal or objective, can help you reach financial empowerment.

Personal insurance for families

Many families consider personal insurances for the household’s main or sole income earner, but what about the non-working spouse? This animation explores why insuring both heads of the household may be an important consideration in developing your personal insurance plan.

Give yourself a pep talk

Life is full of long and windy turns, obstacles and tough decisions. Taking the ‘road less travelled’, towards building personal wealth, begins with believing in ourselves. Watch this funny video for your guide on giving yourself a pep talk today.

Inside the mind of a master procrastinator

Do you sometimes get side-tracked when on the path to completing a personal or work task before its deadline? For some people procrastination can also play a part in how they approach their personal finances. We hope you enjoy this funny and insightful talk.

What is Underwriting

Why is it that insurer’s ask so many questions when you apply for cover? This month’s video explains the underwriting process that insurers go through and how it can influence the terms of your insurance policy.

Healthy Financial Habits for 2016

Time for a health check on your financial habits? Check out our video on what makes for healthy financial habits for a positive start to the new year. 

Insurance in Superannuation Animation

There are different ways that you can hold your life insurance, one way is through your superannuation fund. This animation looks at what should be considered with holding insurance inside of superannuation.

The Best Gift I Ever Survived?

If you’re faced with something that’s unexpected, unwanted or uncertain would you consider it a gift?

A Small Surfer Makes Big Waves

This six year old, called “The Flying Squirrel” may well just be the best surfer and skater for her age in the world. Prepare to be gobsmacked.

What is Alzheimer's Disease?

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia affecting over 40 million people worldwide. This video takes a look at how Alzheimer's affects the brain, shedding light on the different stages of this disease.

Duct Tape Surfing

What would you do if you had to relearn to live a different way and accept that suddenly all the things that you loved doing you couldn't do anymore? Would you fall in a heap emotionally and financially?

10 top time-saving tech tips

In this video there are a few useful tips to get the most out of your technology.

Dumb ways to Die

If you have people who are financially dependent upon you, and/or you would like to look after someone once you’re gone, it’s important to review your asset and income position, and how this relates to your insurance coverage.

Can't stop the music

Like the evolution of music and dance, personal finance and world markets will continue to evolve and change. What’s more important than worrying about the change is ensuring your fundamentals are working for you.

Burning Money!

In this somewhat corny video the scientist reveals the hidden factor within the fire that saves the handkerchief and the $100 note.

Entertaining Brain Hack

Bobby McFerrin hacks your brain while teaching us about how we react to the unexpected.

Good Bye 2011 - Year in Review

Time flies by so quickly. Take a moment to watch some of the major events of 2011.

Today is a gift

Master Oogway points out one of life's gifts, but what about the others.

The big benefit of small advantages

What does tying one's shoelaces have to do with living long and prospering?

A ripple can become a big wave over time

This analogy applies to much more than waves in the ocean.

Expect the unexpected

We often feel like everything is under control, then, BANG! Something smacks us right in the face.

Mum's life

A very clever video by a Mum who clearly knows the demands on being a Mum.

Longboarding: Let Go

Kyle Chin skates from top to bottom down a beautiful hill in Outerspace.

Guy Kawasaki - Do not write a mission statement, write a mantra

Guy explains that you don’t need a big fancy mission statement.

Steve Jobs - Pursue your Dreams

Steve Jobs urges pursuit of your dreams and see the opportunities in life's setbacks.

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