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Super Funds forced to raise life insurance premiums

Super Funds forced to raise life insurance premiums

The days of getting very cheap group-discounted Life Insurance through your super fund are looking numbered, as funds raise premiums and regulators warn they are repeating the mistakes of the past. Senior insurance regulator  Ian Laughlin, who is deputy chairman of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, warned this week that this sector of life insurance has been losing money and was […]

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FiftyUp Facts Petition smashes target in 3 days

FiftyUp Facts Petition smashes target in 3 days

In just 3 days more than 10,000 FiftyUp Club members have signed our petition calling on the Federal Government for greater transparency in health Insurance. With such a huge response from members, we’ve had to set a new target of 15,000 signatures. FiftyUp Club members have been signing the petition and heading to the forum to share their extensive experience […]

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An unforgettable first week in the Chair

An unforgettable first week in the Chair

Fellow Members, Wow! What can I say? Just 72 hours after launching our Health Insurance Petition we have met our target of 10,000 signatures, and we’ve had to set a new target. With the petition open for another two weeks, just imagine how much louder our voice will be in Canberra if we were to go there with 15,000 or […]

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Older Australians paying bigger increases on Health Insurance

Older Australians paying bigger increases on Health Insurance

The FiftyUp Club is today launching a national petition calling on the Federal Government to reveal the real cost of health Insurance for over-50s. Consumers over 50 are paying an average increase of 9.8% on their private health insurance according to a FiftyUp Club health insurance survey of more than 5000 people. That’s one-and-a-half times the national average of 6.2% […]

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