Trauma cover is a form of life insurance that provides a lump sum benefit if you experience a specified form of medical trauma. This trauma can be a critical illness or a critical injury - and some insurers allow you to select which of these you wish to be insured for.
As of 2017, almost all working Australians can make a personal superannuation contribution for which they claim a tax deduction. For most people, this provides an immediate positive return on their investment. This article explains how to make the most of personal superannuation contributions.
Income protection insurance is essential for all people who would suffer financially if they were unable to earn income from working. This includes single people whose own lifestyle would suffer if they were unable to earn income as well as people who have financial dependents, such as parents.