Lifeskills is a regular section in Investment Magazine. Each month we publish an independent column from an industry leader with insights into best practice in the group insurance sector. This page is produced with thanks to advertising support from AIA Australia.
I was once interviewed by a personal finance press magazine on retirement planning, and was asked the following question: “What is the biggest mistake that people make when planning their retirement?” My concise answer: “Trying to calculate their life expectancy and base their plan on that.” That reply surprised the editor, because it was at […]
David F Babbel, PhDNovember 9, 2020
While the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Australians in many ways, for cancer patients the virus has presented a particular set of risks and challenges. To ensure customers living with the disease have access to the best support possible during these times, AIA Australia (AIAA) has expanded the kinds of assistance available through its partnership with […]
AIA AustraliaOctober 22, 2020
AIA Australia has partnered with data science specialists Quantium to produce the world’s largest study looking at the links between behavioural characteristics and risks of depression, and the findings show us how Australians can easily eliminate hundreds of thousands of depression incidences each year. Mental illness and ill-health is one of the fastest growing public […]
AIA AustraliaSeptember 28, 2020
The world into which AIA Australia (AIAA) first launched its Mind Coach program was one vastly different to that we’re living in now. Even so, this vital telehealth service has proven both greatly beneficial and timely for the life and health insurer’s customers.
AIA AustraliaAugust 1, 2020
At a time when many Australians are experiencing increased levels of stress and anxiety due to COVID-19, leading life and health insurer AIA Australia is stepping up to make a new mental health mobile app available for free to all Australians.
AIA AustraliaJune 1, 2020