Sunday, 10 July 2016 19:05

Why is Life Insurance so important?

Life Insurance 101- Why is Life Insurance so important?

Life insurance is all about giving the people you care about most, financial security if you’re no longer alive to support them. With life insurance, when you die, (or become terminally ill), your nominated loved one(s) can receive a lump sum payment.

They can use this to continue living the life you want them to. (Mortgages can be paid out, children’s private education fees paid, people aren't forced to leave the home or area where they have been used to living and frail aged or special needs people in your life can be cared for etc.)

If you’re in business, it can mean that if you’re not there, your business debts are paid out and that the business doesn't have to be wound up or forced into a sale. It means that you (or your business partners) are not forced into business with the remaining family of business partners. The possibilities are as individual as your needs.

Published in Essentials
Tuesday, 28 June 2016 16:46

Dave, life of the party

Meet Dave - life of the party

He's a big fan of the party life and 'works hard so he can play hard'. If you ever got into a serious conversation with him, he's an open-minded no-labels kind of guy.

His work ute looks as good as he does and he's in high demand on Saturday night - and always swipes right - if you know what we mean.

Published in Case Studies
Thursday, 30 June 2016 18:44

Donna and Jade, small business owners

Meet Donna and Jade - caterers to the stars!

Donna and Jade run a busy catering business with 2 full-time staff and a half dozen casual contractors. Donna is the company advertising and paperwork wiz and Jade transforms food into art you can eat. They're both company directors and each own 50% of the company's shares.

Published in Case Studies
Sunday, 03 July 2016 06:25

Our Focus

You’ve come a long way — don’t risk what you cannot afford to lose

Today's families come in infinite varieties, and we celebrate all of them.

Getting married, sending a child off to university, building up a small business, investing in property, becoming an entrepreneur, giving back to the community, leaving a legacy for people you love — these are only a few of the many dreams we aspire to.

Whether your dreams are simple or ambitious, we understand that everyone has them

We also understand that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and their families face diverse challenges when it comes to protecting and achieving their financial dreams.

If you or your partner have been diagnosed with HIV or diabetes or if like us, you simply believe in supporting your freedom to choose, we'd love to be part of your strategy for protecting what’s important to you.

The company behind the people behind the scenes

We believe that good businesses can help good people achieve good things.

The heart behind unUsual Risks Insured is our parent company, Sapience Financial & Investment Services. Sapience is a boutique full financial services practice who are a Certified B Corporation and are committed to using purpose-driven business as a force for good.

In 2016 they celebrated 18 years of helping people through understanding, respect and strategic financial advice Australia wide.

Our Claims Management Service

We personally manage all of our client's claims.

No client or their family should ever be left alone to navigate the complex world of paperwork and legal minefields, that an insurance claim will bring. Our insurance claims management service, Priority 1 ensures that nothing is left to chance.

"We saw the pain and frustration that people experienced with fragmented and irrelevant advice and how they often felt abandoned to their own devices during a drawn out insurance claims process.  They needed an advocate - so we decided to be the change in the community that we wanted to see".Drew Browne, Sapience Financial.

No-Surprises No-BS* Guarantee

What we do is all about You.

We value and protect the trust of our clients so much, that we have a No-Surprises No BS* policy for our product providers.

  • We understand the effect of every question you might be asked in a typical insurance application.
  • We know when certain information might trigger an additional questionnaire or follow up question.
  • We want you to always feel in control of your personal information.
  • Our client's privacy, respect and information security is of our utmost importance.
  • You choose the level of contact you have with an insurance company.
  • Our Concierge Application Service means you can have as much involvement with the insurer as you want, or you can have us take care of everything for you.
  • We understand that our clients are usually super busy and people who require a greater level of privacy.
  • If additional information is required for an application, you get to choose who contacts you when and how.

If you'd like some additional information about our people, visit our Directors LinkedIn profile.

*And yes we went there.

Published in About