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Swann Insurance is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Insurance Australia Group (IAG). IAG is a major Australian general insurance group with a global presence. Swann Insurance operates independently; has its own insurance licence and over 50 years experience in managing all facets of the insurance process from product development through customer service and claims. Swann Insurance recently launched a series of insurance products available for subscription online: your ActivLife (a life and disability insurance product), your BillProtect (insurance cover to protect your ability to pay routine bills) and your FeeSecure (an insurance product intended to secure continuity of school fees). SuperInvestor members can subscribe to these new Swann Insurance products online now. Find out more...
New Zealand Budget 2013 slow and steady wins the race
The New Zealand 2013 budget confirms the government's determination to achieve fiscal surpluses by 2014/15 by stopping the growth in government spending. Adjusted for inflation and population growth, projected government spending in 2014/15 will be 6% lower than in 2008/9, the year in which John Key's government took office. [...]
European slasher stalks Slovenia
If I were a cynic, I would now be predicting the next European bailout recipient. And the winner is… Slovenia! But how would I know?
Will your Super see you through retirement
I recently read an article suggesting that financial planners often recommend that, based on current average annual returns, a couple would need close to $1,000,000 in superannuation when they retire to live modestly. Apparently a single person would need about $800,000, once again to live modestly. [...]
Super Tips Temporary Residents and Lost Superannuation
Workers who enter Australia on a temporary resident visa are governed by special superannuation rules that allow them to access their superannuation savings early.
Too easy to swallow the euros red herring
Last week, I gave a speech to Auckland University’s economics club called The never-ending Euro crisis – Anatomy of an economic policy disaster. It was a wide-ranging presentation in which I covered the history and pre-history of European monetary union, Europe’s fiscal and monetary problems, the eurozone’s governance issues and their political implications. [...]
Is Germany edging towards the exit
The Bundesbank and the German constitutional court are confronting and challenging the ECB, and such a conflict cannot just be moderated away. Eventually, the Germans will need to come clear on where they want to take the eurozone. Or whether they really just want to get out of it.
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