Category: Insurance


Mental health and insurance – what you need to know

Claiming income protection insurance while suffering from a mental health issue can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be, writes Helen Baker.  I’ve helped many clients access their income protection…


What is ‘essential’ insurance?

What’s the most important insurance to have, according to Australians? If you answered car insurance and home and contents insurance – you’re correct. They’re the only two types of insurance that…


Fool-proofing your insurance with a financial adviser

Did you know advised individuals are more likely to be successful when making an insurance claim? Here’s why. Andrew Zbik, a senior financial planner with Creation Wealth, has conceded that insurance…


What’s wrong with disability insurance?

Disability insurance needs to be “simpler and cheaper” for all Australians, with a focus on return to health and work, a taskforce has found. Without an overhaul, those who need…


Should younger Australians stay on their parents’ insurance plans?

With many young Australians being forced to stay at home longer due to financial constraints, an advocacy group has proposed raising the age of dependency for health insurance as a…


The perks and price of going private

The increased cost of health premiums coming into effect from 1 April has already prompted four in 10 privately insured Australians to reassess the value they are getting from their…


Climate forcing Australians to cough up more for insurance

Consumers could bear the brunt of an increase in the sheer magnitude and frequency of extreme weather events due to the impact climate is having on Australian insurers. A new…


What does age and occupation have to do with disability insurance?

Occupation, smoking status and an individual’s age have all been revealed as key factors influencing an Australian worker’s likelihood of needing to make a disability or life insurance claim. A…


Life insurers won’t falter on COVID-19 cover

Workers who have lost their jobs, been stood down or are working less hours as a result of COVID-19 won’t be negatively impacted by changes to their total and permanent…


Life insurance coverage can’t discriminate due to COVID-19

Frontline workers looking to purchase life insurance can be assured they won’t be excluded from coverage due to potential or actual exposure to the COVID-19 virus. The Australian Competition and…

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Zac Zacharia (Managing Director) has been assisting clients to create wealth and secure their futures for over 14 years.

He is also an accomplished presenter and educator

Co-authoring the popular investment book, Property vs Shares.