Displaying items by tag: protecting a shared future

Sunday, 26 June 2016 04:52

Jennifer and Amber - diabetes and HIV

Meet Jennifer and Amber - partners for life.

Jennifer has spent the last 8 years climbing the corporate ladder in a busy city law firm and made senior associate last Christmas.

Her obsessive attention to detail means she's particularly good at what she does but the possibility of having to work through the fine print details of a life insurance policy is not something she's looking forward to.

Jennifer enjoys learning about products and services in her own time, doing her own comparisons and research and then preparing her list of hard-hitting questions, before talking to anyone about them.

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Wednesday, 22 June 2016 10:50

Ethan, single sensible and dating

Meet Ethan - a sensible and available guy

"Why I took out life insurance at age 24"

Everyone’s personal situation is different.

I’ve been out of university for just over a year now and have a list of ‘first’ experiences: my first real job; my first apartment (ok I share that with mates); my first official tax return and my first life insurance policy.

I’m now officially a 24-year-old single guy with no financial dependents (other than my dog) and a life insurance policy owner. WooHoo!

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Friday, 24 June 2016 02:49

George, experienced logistics manager

Meet George - logistics co-ordination ninja

He spends most of his work day chasing boxes, deadlines and freight companies running late.

His partner is the love of his life (and drives him crazy at times). George has a stepdaughter who he adores and a well-earned reputation as a bit of Weekend DIY Tragic, relentlessly renovating his townhouse.

George’s shift-work is often unpredictable, so living closer to work and cafes makes his life easier.

Lately, here's beeing thinking about the hard emotional decision, How much is enough?.

How much is Life Insurance enough?

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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.

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  • Single

    Age is no indicator of relationship status or financial responsibility.

    • You can be young and starting out or older and established; and both enjoying living the single life.
    • You might be single, single again, sometimes single, single with kids, single with pets or perhaps something a little more complicated.

    When it comes to being single in the LGBTI community, there's really no such thing as average.

    And it's your single life, so live it your way.

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  • Partnered

    Sharing life and love with someone can be twice as exciting.

    • You might be partnered, partnered with pets, officially de facto, officially married (yay!), splitting expenses but sharing life, or joining incomes and combining financial lives too.
    • You might be together but living apart, working towards a future with kids, thinking about fostering, adopting, IVF or surrogacy; or perhaps something a little more complicated.

    When it comes to being partnered in the LGBTI community, there's really no such thing as average.

    There's no right or wrong way to live a purposeful life, just what works for you both.

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  • Parenting

    For today's LBGTI families, there are no accidental families.

    • You might be parenting and single with kids, parenting and partnered with kids, (yours, theirs and ours), dual parents with kids, co-parents, foster parents, adoptive parents, or even adoptive parents of kids with additional needs (just beautiful!).
    • You might be a lesbian co-parenting couple or super involved Guncles or Aunties. You might not even identify with the broader LGBTI community but find yourself a parent in a same-sex relationship; or perhaps something a little more complicated.

    When it comes to parenting in the LGBTI community, there's really no such thing as average.

    However you're doing it, Love makes a family.

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