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Retirees and Insurance

If you have retired and think the days of reviewing your financial plans are over, think again. Now is the time to review your entire plan in-line with your new lifestyle and pay particular attention to any insurance cover in place.

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General
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Is your small business covered?

According to a 2018 survey by research firm East & Partners for Scottish Pacific, nearly 80 per cent of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) said cash flow issues caused them the most sleepless nights,1 whilst a 2019 survey by the same group highlighted that the number of SMEs planning to borrow from their bank to fund business growth has halved in the past five years to 18.3 per cent2.
If small businesses are struggling with cash flow, but not willing to borrow from their bank what strategies are they considering to improve cash flow, grow their business and ensure longevity of their livelihood?

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Recovering from a loss

We cannot control or influence curve balls life throws at us such as sudden trauma or loss, but we can protect ourselves from the impacts by having a sound estate plan in place and appropriate insurance cover.

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Cyber Security
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Easy steps to secure your online information

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has developed an Easy Steps Guide to help Australians protect themselves from cyber criminals. Lottery and grant scams, identity theft, investment scams, hacking, phishing, dating and romance scams, online abuse and sextortion are just some of the threats people face.

Our Easy Steps Guide shows how you can better protect yourself from these threats and secure your accounts and devices, by stepping you through a six-day plan.

On completion of the Guide, you will have strengthened the security of your online accounts and your information.

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Investing
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Covid-19 market impact

From late December 2019 a new virus outbreak, officially called Covid-19 (a.k.a. “coronavirus”), emerged out of Wuhan, China. To date this outbreak was focused on China which accounted for 96.7% of 80,423
confirmed cases and 98.4% of 2,708 reported deaths (as at February 26).
However, in recent weeks we have seen notable growth in cases particularly in South Korea
and Italy as well as Japan, Iran and elsewhere in Europe.

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