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Category: Life Stage

Feb 2016

Loneliness “As Risky As Diabetes in Aged”

We all know that poor nutrition, lack of exercise and smoking are all leading causes of health problems, with lots of attention being placed on these areas. However, you may be unaware that there is another often overlooked culprit that can be just a...

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Mar 2015

Health Insurance Guide for Newly Married Couples

Getting married is an exciting milestone in your life.  It also brings many financial changes as you combine two households into one. One of the things to consider when you merge your lives as a married couple is whether you should make changes t...

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Mar 2015

Guest Post: I Was Once a Health Insurance Sceptic

This is a guest post from Kirsty at My Home Truths.  ----- I  was once healthy. Apart from being prescribed glasses at age 5, I was pretty much health issue free for the first two decades of my life. I rarely needed to go to the GP and never ...

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Jan 2015

Health Insurance for Parents Whose Children are Leaving Home

When major life changes happen, your health insurance needs change. Having the right coverage for you and your family is essential to protect your finances and, most importantly, your health. Reevaluating your needs is important when major milestones...

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Dec 2014

Health Insurance for Seniors

Many seniors choose to have private health insurance for peace of mind as they get older and are likely to need more medical services. Indeed, “peace of mind” is frequently cited as one of the most common reasons for buying private health insuran...

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Dec 2014

Private Health Insurance at a Lifetime Milestone

Entering your thirtieth year can mark a major milestone in the progress of a lifetime. In Australia, reaching that mark often includes making key decisions about private health insurance (PHI) for singles, couples and young families. The interwoven ...

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Dec 2014

Should Kids Dental Be Included on Medicare? (Part 2)

In Australia, we’re lucky enough to have a fantastic public health care system in the form of Medicare, through which many services are free or subsidised. However, despite the fact that good oral health is seen as being vital for overall wellbeing...

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Dec 2014

Guest Post: How to Help a Child in Hospital

Whether you have private hospital cover or not, there may be a time when you need to prepare your child for a hospital admission. This guest post from Rebecca at The Lighter Side of Parenting offers some great practical tips for how to go about this....

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Nov 2014

Should Kids Dental Be Included on Medicare? (Part 1)

In Australia, we’re lucky enough to have a fantastic public health care system in the form of Medicare, through which many services are free or subsidised. However, despite the fact that good oral health is seen as being vital for overall wellbeing...

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Jul 2014

Hospital Cover, Extras Cover, Or Combined Cover? Know Your Needs!

In Australia, we are fortunate enough to have an extremely efficient public health care system in the form of Medicare. This entitles all eligible citizens to free treatment in a public hospital and free access to diagnostic tests but is largely rest...

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