Insurance part I: Understanding insurance | Accurium

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Life is uncertain and insurance aims to reduce financial stress when things go wrong. This article discusses some of the important considerations SMSF members should consider when thinking about insurance. By taking out an insurance policy an individual transfers some financial risks to the insurer for a fee known as a premium. If an individual does not have insurance, or has insufficient insurance, they will bear the risk of meeting financial costs.


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