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New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

MetLife 360Health team provides tips to help you create meaningful New Year’s resolutions that you’ll actually keep. READ MORE
Heatstroke

Heatstroke

While some sun is necessary for vitamin D production, excessive exposure can lead to heat-related illnesses such as heatstroke. READ MORE
Loneliness during the festive season

Loneliness during the festive season

The festive season can be a difficult time for many people, especially those who feel lonely. READ MORE
How to have a healthy festive season

How to have a healthy festive season

Here are some tips from the 360Health team to help have a healthy festive season. READ MORE
Dealing with Stress and Anxiety in the festive season

Dealing with Stress and Anxiety in the festive season

The festive season is a time of joy and celebration, but it can also be a time of stress and anxiety. With so much to do and so little time, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed.  READ MORE
Breast Cancer: recommended lifestyle changes

Breast Cancer: recommended lifestyle changes

While some risk factors for breast cancer are beyond your control, such as a family history or mutated BRAC1 and BRAC2 genes, there are still lifestyle changes you can make to reduce your risk. READ MORE
How MetLife is Tackling Sustainability

Achieving Real and Sustainable Change for a Confident Future: How MetLife is Tackling Sustainability

In this era of heightened awareness about environmental and social challenges, companies are expected to be responsible stewards of the planet and its people as they work to deliver financial results.  READ MORE
Know what's in your heart

Know what's in your heart

Heart disease is a very broad term for many conditions that can affect your heart. While some elements of heart disease are beyond our control, in this article we’re focusing on heart issues that can be prevented or controlled.   READ MORE
Nutrition and bone health

Nutrition and bone health

Your bones are not just the body's structural framework; they perform a multitude of essential functions, from supporting your body's weight to safeguarding vital organs and storing calcium reserves. READ MORE
What's the link between sleep and mood?

What's the link between sleep and mood?

Unlocking the secrets to great health starts with a good night’s sleep, but how can we elevate our rest? The experts at 360Health reveal actionable strategies, along with some information on how 360Health can supercharge your sleep. READ MORE
Tele-PMARs: Rapid access to medical information to make informed decisions, faster

Tele-PMARs: Rapid access to medical information to make informed decisions, faster

Simon Dent, National Underwriting Distribution Manager, discusses MetLife’s latest underwriting service – tele-PMARs via Tele Report Retrieval – and how it enables faster access to medical information. READ MORE
5 steps to help someone who is struggling

5 steps to help someone who is struggling

While everyday matters when it comes to mental health and wellbeing, we want to help empower you with five critical steps to help when someone is struggling.  READ MORE
Food for thought (good nutrition and gut health)

Food for thought (good nutrition and gut health)

Take the time to check in on your nutrition, it’s important to know what foods are healthy and what you can do to eat the healthiest diet possible. READ MORE
Menopause

Menopause

Alongside the natural process of menopause, women often experience symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, decreased bone density, weight gain, and sleep disturbances. find out how MetLife 360Health can help you through Menopause. READ MORE
Understanding and managing mental load

Understanding and managing mental load

Mental load refers to the often-invisible responsibilities of managing a household along with maintaining a job, social responsibilities and looking after others while also trying to look after yourself. READ MORE
4 Ways to Beat Stress

4 Ways to Beat Stress

With a long to-do list, plus family and work commitments competing for your attention, it’s no wonder you sometimes feel stressed. Here’s 4 ways from the 360Health team you  can start taking action to beat stress right now. READ MORE
Boost your bones with strength training

Boost your bones with strength training

Want to keep your bones strong and healthy? Strength training, also called resistance training or weightlifting, is a fantastic way to do just that. READ MORE
Managing Chronic Pain: 5 Ways Fitness and Mobility Make a Difference

Managing Chronic Pain: 5 Ways Fitness and Mobility Make a Difference

Living with chronic pain can be a challenging journey, but there are effective strategies that can help alleviate symptoms and enhance quality of life. READ MORE
Meet Julio Cagigas

Meet Julio Cagigas

Meet Julio Cagigas – an avid cook, keen boatsman, father of three young girls and now, the new Head of Retail Distribution at MetLife Australia. READ MORE
Benefits of Seeing an Accredited Dietitian

Benefits of Seeing an Accredited Dietitian

In the modern era of conflicting dietary information and fad diets, it can be challenging to navigate the world of nutrition on your own. That's where the expertise of an accredited dietitian comes into play. READ MORE
Superannuation Measures for Life Insurers and Corporate Partners

Superannuation Measures for Life Insurers and Corporate Partners

The Australian Government has announced several measures related to superannuation that impact life insurers and corporate partners. READ MORE
Meet Dr Jeffrey Scott

Meet Dr Jeffrey Scott

With over 25 years’ industry experience and most notably credited for creating the first terminal illness benefit for life insurance products in Australia, it’s fair to say that Dr Jeffrey Scott is a powerhouse of knowledge when it comes to all things life insurance. READ MORE
MetLife Protect and MetLife Protect Super Income Cover: Rehabilitation Expenses now paid separately

MetLife Protect and MetLife Protect Super Income Cover: Rehabilitation Expenses now paid separately

At MetLife, we believe that Income Cover is more than merely paying a monthly benefit to replace lost salary or wages, it’s also about providing your clients with the support they need so they can return to health, wellness, and work. READ MORE
The Objective of Superannuation

The Objective of Superannuation

Australia recently passed a very significant milestone - 30 years of compulsory superannuation. Yet, despite its existence for all this time, it might surprise many that there has never been a legislated objective of superannuation. READ MORE
Snapshot of the Retail Life Insurance Industry

Snapshot of the Retail Life Insurance Industry

Dr Jeffrey Scott provides a snapshot of the Retail Life Insurance Industry as at April 2023. READ MORE
Improving your sleep

Improving your sleep

There are a lot of things that can easily make people anxious and stressed. This is natural when there are unknown factors in your way. Fear and anxiety can cause strong emotions, which may result in difficulty sleeping. When our sleep is poor, or we cannot get enough sleep, we may not function normally during the day when awake. READ MORE
Meet Dianna Goss

Meet Dianna Goss

Dianna Goss believes that financial equity for women is important and that financial advisers can play a crucial role in helping women to be financially literate. READ MORE
Meet Andrew Bridgland

Meet Andrew Bridgland

With over 40 years in the industry Andrew Bridgland has seen many changes but one critical factor remains: life insurance products can provide much needed security to Australian families, individuals, and businesses. READ MORE
MetLife 360Health: Knowledge Is Power

MetLife 360Health: Knowledge Is Power

We are investing in ways to help look after our customers' health with MetLife 360Health.  READ MORE
Expert Medical Opinion: When you need peace of mind

Expert Medical Opinion: When you need peace of mind

MetLife members can get expert support regarding any medical diagnosis via a service called Expert Medical Opinion. This online service offers an in-depth review of your diagnosis and treatment options by a leading global expert in your specific condition. READ MORE
Healthy Habits - How to move

Healthy Habits - How to move

Our MetLife 360Health "Habits How-To" series features tips, tricks, and activities to help you establish healthy habits and maintain them in the long run. Find out the benefits of moving and how to make it a habit. READ MORE
The recipe for healthy living: combining good nutrition with mindfulness

The recipe for healthy living: combining good nutrition with mindfulness

Dietitian and mindfulness expert Dr Tasmiah Masih (Tas) believes we would all derive enormous health benefits by integrating stress management into our everyday activities – particularly when it comes to our food choices and how we prepare meals. READ MORE
New Year's Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions

These tips from the MetLife 360Health team can help you come up with New Year resolution ideas, make realistic goals, and stick to them for the year ahead. READ MORE
End of year tips

End of year tips

As the year comes to a close, the 360Health team shares some tips from Money by Design on how to reflect on the year that was and plan for the year ahead. READ MORE
Top tips for the festive season

Top tips for the festive season

The festive season can be a wonderful time to recharge from the work year, celebrate with friends and family, and prepare for the year ahead. But for many Australians, it can also be a time that is met with increased levels of stress, anxiety and loneliness. READ MORE
Unexpected Signs of Work Burnout

Unexpected Signs of Work Burnout

As we get to the end of the year mental health is top of mind for many of us, workplace burnout might be taking on forms that are harder to identify than usual. READ MORE
Bouncing back from a downturn

How to bounce back from the downturn when you're in your 20s or 30s

Whether you’re working or have lost your job, here are some tips for surviving the downturn – and creating better money habits. READ MORE
Looking for timely mental health support – your employer might be able to help

Looking for timely mental health support – your employer might be able to help

If you have tried to seek mental health support over the past two years, you might have found it hard to get the right advice and guidance and you’re not alone. READ MORE
Back in the saddle

Back in the saddle

In his role as head of insurance at Hostplus, Shane Fielding understands the value of insurance but it wasn’t until he sustained serious injuries in a bicycle accident that he realised just how valuable his MetLife Income Protection cover could be. READ MORE
Mental ill health - understanding the signs

Mental ill health - understanding the signs

Major mental illnesses rarely appear out of the blue. There are often small changes or feelings that “something is not quite right” about peoples thinking, feelings or behaviours. It is important that we understand what to look for and what to do. READ MORE
Mental health tips for young people

Mental health tips for young people

Dr Lorelle Drew, Consultant Psychiatrist at The Victoria Clinic, and Alex Blake, Customer Offer Manager 360Health MetLife Australia, share some tips on looking after your family's mental health and wellbeing. READ MORE
Mental health support through MetLife 360Health Virtual Care

Mental health support through MetLife 360Health Virtual Care

Eligible MetLife customers can access expert mental health advice from the comfort of their home through Mental Health Assist, part of the 360Health Virtual Care program provided in partnership with Teladoc Health. READ MORE
The mental health benefits of routine

The mental health benefits of routine

MetLife’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr Samuel Lim, explains the stress signs to look out for, how to bring positive mental health activities into your life, and where to get help if you’re feeling overwhelmed. READ MORE
MetLife experts bring diverse views to CMSF

MetLife experts bring diverse views to CMSF

At the most recent CMSF Conference in Brisbane, MetLife was delighted to participate in three often lively panel discussions around key topics related to the industry. READ MORE
The strong beat of your heart

The strong beat of your heart

Your heart is a muscle, and there are so many things you can do to make that muscle stronger. You may not realise how some bad habits can harm your heart over time—and how some good habits can help your heart perform like a champion. READ MORE
If your heart needs extra support

If your heart needs extra support

If you’ve already made lifestyle changes to keep your heart strong, your doctor will certainly encourage you to keep up the good work. But sometimes lifestyle changes alone can’t control or correct heart issues. READ MORE
Common myths about skin cancer

Common myths about skin cancer

There are so many myths and misconceptions about skin cancer, it’s hard to know where to begin!  READ MORE
Six tax deduction strategies to consider this end of financial year

Six tax deduction strategies to consider this end of financial year

Dr Jeffrey Scott, MetLife’s Head of Advice Strategy, outlines six potential tax deductions or incentives that clients may be able to make the most of this 2021-2022 financial year.  READ MORE
Experimentation at MetLife

Experimentation at MetLife

At MetLife we recognise that experimentation is our pathway to continually improving our business and the experience of our customers. READ MORE
More than a bad day - Symptoms and types of depression

More than a bad day - Symptoms and types of depression

Does feeling less energetic or wanting to sleep and sometimes eat more sound familiar? But what does it mean if you’ve been feeling this way for a long time? Have you ever wondered if you might be depressed? READ MORE
MetLife expands its 360Health digital offering

MetLife expands its 360Health digital offering

MetLife Australia has launched the 360Health Virtual Care mobile app and additional consultation services.  READ MORE
How to cope when your partner loses their job

The 2022 Federal Budget: Recap and highlights

  Assisting with the increasing cost of living, helping Australians to own their own homes, supporting mental health, and incentivising small businesses to adopt digital technology… these are just some of the proposals Josh Frydenberg handed down as part of the 2022 Federal Budget. READ MORE
Women in finance

Women in finance

Fifita Ngaue, our Head of Claims shares her thoughts on being a woman in financial services and how the industry has changed over the years. READ MORE
DEI Month of March

DEI Month of March

At MetLife, we believe the key to a positive working environment is creating a collaborative community with diverse perspectives and a united vision. Throughout the month of March we are focussing on DEI at MetLife, with our Committee hosting events to help educate and increase awareness of diversity issues. READ MORE
Women in Business: Six expert tips for career success

Women in Business: Six expert tips for career success

Our Chief of Staff and External Affairs Wendy Tse and Chief Insurance Officer Meray El-Khoury share their top six tips for women wanting to get ahead in their careers. READ MORE
Changing life stages and how they're driving interest in life insurance

Changing life stages and how they're driving interest in life insurance

A desire to provide a reasonable quality of life for loved ones has always been a logical motivator for investing in life insurance. Now more Australians are reviewing their priorities and paying increased attention to how much cover they have at each life stage. READ MORE
Grit, family love and an unlikely feathered friend helped Sam Bloom recover

Grit, family love and an unlikely feathered friend helped Sam Bloom recover

A devastating accident left Sam Bloom paralysed from the chest down. But the love of her family, an iron will and a little help from a baby bird helped her bounce back and find meaning in life. READ MORE
Triumph over adversity: the story of Paralympics champion Curtis McGrath

Triumph over adversity: the story of Paralympics champion Curtis McGrath

Paralympian, Australian Army vet and double amputee Curtis McGrath reflects on his experiences and how he learned that having goals and overcoming adversity are the most important things in life. READ MORE
Life Insights - A financial advice journeyTranscript

Life Insights - A financial advice journey Transcript

Brother and sister Mia and Ben Johnson from Keyman Financial Services have been in the industry for the last couple of years and are halfway through the Professional Year. They share how they found themselves in the industry and their experience of the Professional Year.  READ MORE
Supporting the Modern Workforce

Supporting the Modern Workforce

The huge changes in how organisations get work done during the pandemic have sparked a lot of employees to rethink what 'good' workplace support means to them. Here are some ideas from a recent MetLife seminar on how organisations can better support their people. READ MORE
Why life insurance is also good for your financial wellness

Why life insurance is also good for your financial wellness

MetLife’s latest Employee Benefit Trends Study reveals most people want long-term financial security, but they say it’s harder to stay on track with goals during these times. READ MORE
Dark Side of the Screen

Dark Side of the Screen

The MetLife 360Health team explores how screen time can impact our sleep. READ MORE
Self Care Top Tips

Self Care Top Tips

It is important that during stressful times you carve out some time for yourselves. Here are some tips from MetLife 360Health. READ MORE
Nutrition tips

Nutrition tips

We all know that diet care and healthy eating are essential to keeping our immune system functioning optimally, yet we do​n’t prioritise it when dealing with stress and isolation. READ MORE
Healthy Habits - How to thrive

Healthy Habits - How to thrive

Mental wellness is a process that we engage in proactively – it is not a static state of being – eMindful. These tips and strategies from the 360Health team can help you boost your mental health. READ MORE
Healthy Habits - How to sleep

Healthy Habits - How to sleep

When our sleep is poor, or we cannot get enough sleep, we may not function normally during the day when awake. When it comes to mental health, good sleep, a healthy diet and exercise are all critically important. READ MORE
Healthy Habits - Primer on Habit Formation

Healthy Habits - Primer on Habit Formation

Our MetLife 360Health "Habits How-To" series features tips, tricks, and activities to help you establish healthy habits and maintain them in the long run. If you’re interested in establishing healthy habits, it’s helpful to understand a few basic concepts: The Habit Loop and Motivation READ MORE
Insurance Inside Super – Top Questions

Insurance Inside Super – Top Questions

Your top questions answered about Insurance Inside Super. READ MORE
Insurance through super– how it works, what you need to know

Insurance through super– how it works, what you need to know

Most of us think of our funds as a way to save for retirement. But they can also be a source of low-cost cover. READ MORE
5 Things You Should Know About Life Insurance

5 Things You Should Know About Life Insurance

Life insurance can be your safety net when things go wrong. Here are some lesser known things about life insurance to help you make an informed choice. READ MORE
Insurance Inside Super: Important Things to Know

Insurance Inside Super: Important Things to Know

Most superannuation funds offer a built-in life insurance policy – also known as Insurance Inside Super (IIS) – to their members. Learn about its inclusions & benefits. READ MORE
Why Life Insurance Cover Needs to Change as You Grow

Why Life Insurance Cover Needs to Change as You Grow

Changing circumstances, rises or falls in income and whether or not the kids are still at home all affect the amount of coverage you need. Learn more READ MORE
12 Ways to stay productive

12 Ways to stay productive

We are living in unprecedented conditions and many businesses are working remotely, which may require you to work from home. To help support you, we have put together a few tips to help you stay productive during this time. READ MORE
Value of Life Insurance - helping superfunds educate their members

Value of Life Insurance - helping superfunds educate their members

It is more important than ever that we educate super fund members about the value of default insurance within their fund, so that they can make informed decisions about their cover. READ MORE
Communicating the value of life insurance to everyday Australians

Communicating the value of life insurance to everyday Australians

Communicating the value of life insurance to everyday Australians is important, but it’s not always easy. That’s why MetLife has released the Value of Life Insurance Report. READ MORE
Cold and Flu Tips

Cold and Flu Tips

Reliable steps for staying on your feet during the cold and flu season from the MetLife 360Health team. READ MORE
Resilience

Resilience

We all cope with circumstances differently, but it is important to remember that we are all part of a community. It is our human nature to care for one another and we may also need to turn to others for social and emotional support. READ MORE
How to give your mental fitness a workout

How to give your mental fitness a workout

While your brain is hard at work 24 hours a day, it still might not be mentally fit. 360Health and our workplace mental health and wellbeing Partner Superfriend provides a framework so you can take the time for a mental fitness workout. READ MORE
Melissa Colonna - ALUCA Nominee 2021

Melissa Colonna - ALUCA Nominee 2021

2021 sees Melissa Colonna nominated for the Rehabilitation Excellence Award at this year’s The Australasian Life Underwriting and Claims Association (ALUCA) Life Insurance Excellence Awards. READ MORE
Nick Laurie - ALUCA Nominee 2021

Nick Laurie - ALUCA Nominee 2021

2021 sees Nicholas (Nick) Laurie nominated for the Rising Star Award  at this year’s The Australasian Life Underwriting and Claims Association (ALUCA) Life Insurance Excellence Awards. READ MORE
Life Insights - 360Health Virtual Care Transcript

Life Insights - 360Health Virtual Care Transcript

Jamie Vickers and Dr. Benson Riddle from Teladoc Health discuss MetLife’s latest offering – 360Health Virtual Care. Find out how you and your clients can tap into, and maximise the benefits, of having access to a network of leading local and global specialists and doctors in the comfort of your own home… and at no extra cost. READ MORE
360Health Virtual Care: An introduction

360Health Virtual Care: An introduction

MetLife has partnered with Teladoc; a leading global provider of Virtual Care to support our customers when they need it the most. READ MORE
MetLife 360Health Virtual Care: GP Online

MetLife 360Health Virtual Care: GP Online

MetLife customers can receive support and guidance from doctors in Australia without needing to travel for appointments through the GP Online service offered as part of our 360Health Virtual Care program. READ MORE
360Health Virtual Care: Brings health care to your home

360Health Virtual Care: Brings health care to your home

MetLife now offers a safe and convenient way to access health care advice at home via its 360Health Virtual Care program. READ MORE
Improve your nutrition plan through MetLife 360Health Virtual Care

Improve your nutrition plan through MetLife 360Health Virtual Care

A balanced nutrition plan is vital to wellbeing – whether you want to get fitter, lose weight or generally feel better. Here are three great reasons MetLife offers a professional Nutrition Consultation through its 360Health Virtual Care program. READ MORE
What to do when your partner is earning less than before

What to do when your partner is earning less than before

The slowing global economy has forced some households to rethink financial plans for 2021 and beyond, so we asked Mark Raberger, Head of Health at MetLife Australia, and Glen Hare, a financial adviser at Fox & Hare, to share their thoughts on making adjustments. READ MORE
The impact of COVID-19 on children and how you can help

The impact of COVID-19 on children and how you can help

COVID-19 continues to disrupt our lives at almost every level, from home to school to work. Dr Lorelle Drew, Consultant Psychiatrist at The Victoria Clinic, shares some useful ideas for how parents can help children cope with mental health challenges. READ MORE
Embedding an ethical culture in a new world

Embedding an ethical culture in a new world

How can we embed an ethical culture in this changing world? Pauline Vamos, Director of the Banking and Finance Oath shares the why and ways to embed ethics into your business. READ MORE
How to budget during a downturn

How to budget during a downturn

If you already have a budget, the economic downturn means it’s time for a review. If you don’t have a budget, here’s how to do it and why it’s important. READ MORE
Group insurance: Where to from here?

Group insurance: Where to from here?

Wendy Tse, Chief of Staff and External Affairs at MetLife, shares key insights into the challenges and opportunities ahead for group insurance following her presentation at the ASFA Virtual Conference in February 2021. READ MORE
Life Insights - Matt Lane Transcript

Life Insights - Matt Lane Transcript

Matthew Lane, Principal Adviser of Wealth Fundamentals, is there for his clients every step of the way – in particular, at claims time. In this podcast, Matthew shares his learnings and how they’ve enabled him to build a strong and caring claims process. READ MORE
Digital detox

Digital Detox: How to disconnect from your tech

In today’s digital age, we are constantly surrounded by technology. Beyond staring at computer screens throughout our work day, exposure to social media and email communication has become increasingly mobile through our smartphones, tablets and even watches. READ MORE
Supporting holistic workforce wellbeing

Supporting holistic workforce wellbeing

With the lines between work and home life increasingly blurred, and stress mounting due to the global pandemic and its related economic consequences, many Australians are struggling with their health and wellbeing. READ MORE
MetLife puts its partners at the centre of everything it does

MetLife puts its partners at the centre of everything it does

Chief Group Insurance Officer James Carey on MetLife’s support for its partners and the role of life insurance in Australia. READ MORE
Employees expectations of flexible working arrangements is changing

Employees expectations of flexible working arrangements is changing

The MetLife Australia 2020 Employee Benefits Trends Study has uncovered a disconnect over the meaning of ‘flexibility’, with a call for employers to empower employees when establishing work arrangements. READ MORE
Life Insights - Michelle's Story Transcript

Life Insights - Michelle's Story Transcript

Mental health and suicide have touched many within the financial advice industry, including Michelle, whose husband took his own life in early 2020. Michelle wanted to share her story to encourage anyone who is struggling, or know someone who is struggling, to reach out – there is always someone willing to help, you just have to put your hand up.  READ MORE
5 tips for the FASEA exam

5 tips for the FASEA exam

Stressed about the FASEA exam? Don’t be. Dr Jeffrey Scott, MetLife’s Head of Advice Strategy, has five tips to help you perform your best. READ MORE
Underwriting Edge

Why MetLife's underwriting process works better

We have invested in our underwriting process to make it stand out from the competition. Find out how our communication and customer service-centric approach to underwriting can make life easier for advisers. READ MORE
MetLife is here to support you

MetLife is here to support you

Discovering she had income protection was some much-needed good news for Ms M after a breast cancer diagnosis. READ MORE
How to cope when your partner loses their job

How to cope when your partner loses their job

Losing a job can trigger strong emotions and cause you to rethink your financial future. Here are some ideas on how to cope from Mark Raberger, Head of Health at MetLife Australia, and Glen Hare, a financial adviser at Fox & Hare. READ MORE
Breaking down the stigma of men’s mental health

Breaking down the stigma of men’s mental health

One in eight men experience depression, while Australia’s most common mental health challenge, anxiety, affects one in five men. READ MORE
9 ways to look after your mental health during the silly season

9 ways to look after your mental health during the silly season

For many Australians, the festive season can be a time that is met with increased levels of stress, anxiety and loneliness. Here are nine top tips below to help you through this silly season. READ MORE
Staying connected, even when you’re busy

Staying connected, even when you’re busy

There are only 24 hours in a day and, when something has to give, that something is often the stuff you need more than ever. But it’s really important to stop and connect with yourself and others, even when it’s busy. READ MORE
COVID-19: The industry challenges that lie ahead

COVID-19: The industry challenges that lie ahead

Dean Mulheron, Head of Group Product shares some of the key challenges and opportunities that face the industry. READ MORE
Should volunteering be part of your workplace mental health strategy?

Should volunteering be part of your workplace mental health strategy?

Sarah Kelly our Director of Communications asks should volunteering be part of a workplace's mental health strategy? READ MORE
How much life insurance do I need?

How much life insurance do I need?

Life insurance is designed to give you peace of mind – ensuring your loved ones can cope financially if something happens to you. Here are tips for working out the right amount of life insurance to provide certainty for your family. READ MORE
Is income insurance worth it right now?

Is income insurance worth it right now?

You insure your home and contents as well as your car, but how much do you think about insurance that protects your income? Find out if income protection is right for you. READ MORE
Claims during COVID-19: the human experience is even more important now

Claims during COVID-19: the human experience is even more important now

Early in Victoria’s COVID-19 lockdowns MetLife case manager Courtney phoned long-term customer Chantelle to check in and share a claim update. Then she discovered Chantelle needed immediate help – and called her manager. READ MORE
When should I review my life insurance cover?

When should I review my life insurance cover?

When was the last time you checked on your life insurance and insurance inside super? Does your existing cover meet your current needs? It might be time for a review. READ MORE
How You Can Improve Your Kids’ Financial Security at Any Age Part 2

How You Can Improve Your Kids’ Financial Security at Any Age Part 2

What important financial lessons do parents need to share with their teenagers and young adults? Here financial advisers Erin Truscott and Regina Taarnby outline some smart ways to educate and motivate offspring. READ MORE
Life Insights - Brent Satill Transcript

Life Insights - Brent Satill Transcript

Specialise, specialise, specialise… this is the ethos that lies at the very heart of Curo Financial Services. Over the years, this has allowed Curo Financial Services to not only be great at what they do but has also helped fuel their growth and enabled them to create many centers of influence. In this podcast, Brent Satill, Risk Adviser at Curo Financial Services, explores one of these areas of expertise – claims management. READ MORE
How advisers can help small businesses during a downturn

How advisers can help small businesses during a downturn

Here MetLife State Manager, Queensland, Stuart White and Paul Forbes, CEO of RFS Advice, share some tips for advisers and small businesses to navigate through these times. READ MORE
How MetLife Australia is looking after its people during the pandemic

How MetLife Australia is looking after its people during the pandemic

Understanding the new normal: MetLife Australia's CEO Richard Nunn explains the company's proactive approach to looking after its people, customers and partners during COVID-19. READ MORE
How You Can Improve Your Kids’ Financial Security at Any Age Part One

How You Can Improve Your Kids’ Financial Security at Any Age Part One

What can parents and parents-to-be do to improve their kids' financial wellbeing? Here financial advisers Erin Truscott and Regina Taarnby share important lessons about savings, insurance and investments. READ MORE
Life Insights - Michael Smith Transcript

Life Insights - Michael Smith Transcript

Michael Smith is Managing Partner of Halpin Wealth, one of South Australia’s largest and longest-serving financial planning companies. In this podcast, Michael shares his tips for success and the power of continually assessing yourself, your processes and your client interactions to ensure you are always on top of your game. READ MORE
Tech Tips for Advisers Working Wherever You Need to be

Tech Tips for Advisers Working Wherever You Need to be

David McLean is a financial planner and the owner of Titan Financial Planning. While many of us may have been scrambling to embrace high tech solutions to managing our businesses, David was using tech to make his business run smoother well before the COVID-19 pandemic took root. READ MORE
Life Insights - David McLean Podcast Transcript

Life Insights - David McLean Podcast Transcript

David McLean, former professional football player and tech savvy financial adviser, has effectively harnessed technology to build a successful business, long before COVID forced us to. In this podcast, David shares some of his favourite technology platforms and how he’s implemented them to efficiently and effectively service his clients – both nationally and internationally. READ MORE
Life Insights - Grahame Evans Podcast Transcript

Life Insights - Grahame Evans Podcast Transcript

Grahame Evans has seen it all. As a veteran who’s been in the industry for over 40 years, he’s been through every major event since the beginning of the advice industry in Australia. In this podcast, Grahame shares his learnings along the way – including the value of good communication and how he navigated through the 1991 recession. READ MORE
Innovation thrives at MetLife

Innovation thrives at MetLife

External disruption can be a great time to innovate. With the disruption of a global pandemic, along with additional workloads that COVID-19 has caused, MetLife Australia has embraced experimentation, digitising and persisted with the opportunity to transform to benefit our customers, partners and staff. READ MORE
Australians seeking financial guidance

Australians seeking financial guidance

MetLife’s second phase of COVID-19 Insights research reveals spike in interest in insurance and superannuation as personal finance concerns continue. READ MORE
Life Insights - Hugh Robertson Podcast Transcript

Life Insights - Hugh Robertson Podcast Transcript

This transcript is from the MetLife Insights podcast with Hugh Robertson – industry superstar and 2018 AFA Financial Adviser of the Year. READ MORE
The upside of a downturn: time to explore new opportunities

The upside of a downturn: time to explore new opportunities

While things may seem grim now, new opportunities will emerge from this chapter in history. Financial experts say now is the time to get your finances in order and update your knowledge. READ MORE
A healthy diet helps a healthy mind

A healthy diet helps a healthy mind

There is a large amount of research that suggests what we eat affects not only our physical health but also our mental health and wellbeing. Eating a well balanced diet may be associated with feelings of wellbeing. READ MORE
Managing your team remotely

Managing your team remotely

A guide for leaders to help manage your team remotely. READ MORE
COVID-19 Research Summary

COVID-19 Research Summary

COVID-19 is taking a toll on people’s financial and mental wellbeing. The impact and uncertainty of COVID-19 is causing significant stress and anxiety (work and home life), with almost 60% of people claiming that COVID-19 has already directly impacted their financial position, and many saying that their mental health will take a significant hit.  READ MORE
Building your business

Building your business

Millennial financial wellness adviser Rebecca Maher offers some clear and practical strategies to help you support your clients during these economically uncertain times, and potentially grow your business too. READ MORE
Trauma

Trauma

Trauma Insurance is often the last policy clients think about. It’s also one of the most important if someone suddenly becomes ill or injured.  READ MORE
Why MetLife?

Why MetLife?

An easy reference guide that explains who MetLife is, our unique product features, and why we’re a global leader in insurance that supports advisers to offer the best advice. READ MORE
COVID-19: Getting the facts straight

COVID-19: Getting the facts straight

We are living in a period where information is changing daily and it is difficult to keep up to speed with what is unfolding. Each day there are new rules, more numbers and shifts in health views. READ MORE
Why employee financial wellness programs benefit your business

Why employee financial wellness programs benefit your business

Why should companies support employees with financial wellbeing programs? Because 59 per cent of people are stressed about their finances, but staff who feel supported at work are 21 per cent more productive. READ MORE
IWD and Gender Equality

IWD and Gender Equality

Want to find out about how MetLife supports gender equality in the workplace? Cathy Duloy and Frances McClelland discuss this year’s diversity and inclusion theme, Gender Equality Means Business. READ MORE
10 tips for advisers

10 tips for advisers

Metlife’s experts share their insider tips on keeping existing clients, attracting new ones and growing your business in times of industry change. READ MORE
The retail claims process

The retail claims process

When it comes to making a claim, MetLife’s Peter Kelly says it’s vital your clients know you’ll be helping them with the hard work so they can focus on other things. READ MORE
Why advisers need to strengthen connections with their clients

Why advisers need to strengthen connections with their clients

Our research reveals financial advisers risk losing clients if they fail to demonstrate long term value of advice. READ MORE
Top 5 questions about Insurance Inside Superannuation

Top 5 questions about Insurance Inside Superannuation

We asked financial adviser Glen Hare about the most burning questions his clients ask about insurance inside superannuation (IIS) and what he tells them about making the right insurance decisions. READ MORE
Financial wellness matters

Financial wellness matters

Financial Wellness is the state of being in strong financial health so that an individual can successfully manage day-to-day finances, protect against unplanned expenses and financial shocks, and plan and save for the future. READ MORE
The caring workforce

The caring workforce.

Recently we sat down with some of the MetLife family to find out some of the ways we have demonstrated our caring values.   READ MORE
The evolving workforce

The evolving workforce  

We share key insights from our US 2019 Employee Benefits Trends Study on how organisations can thrive in today’s evolving workforce.  READ MORE
NOURISH

NOURISH

We have seen through our claims data that Mental ill-health is becoming more prevalent across our community. Despite the services available we are seeing a rise in incidence and increased duration.   READ MORE
Wellness Year Round

Wellness Year Round

Do you have trouble staying well when the seasons change? Follow these tips to stay healthy. READ MORE
Tips to communicate PYS legislation successfully

Tips to communicate PYS legislation successfully  

With the Protecting Your Super legislation 1 July deadline fast approaching, the time has come for superannuation trustees and life insurers to come together to implement the changes successfully. READ MORE
High stress after the Banking Royal Commission

High stress after the Banking Royal Commission  

Margo Lydon the Chief Executive Officer of SuperFriend shares some of the insights from their Financial and Insurance Services Profile Report. READ MORE
Shaving the world from blood cancer

Shaving the world from blood cancer  

Meet the MetLife staff who bravely shaved their hair for a good cause.   READ MORE
International Women's Day

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world. READ MORE
An agile approach

An agile approach

MetLife’s agile approach is seeing products rapidly evolve in line with client and adviser needs. Janhvi Chadha, Product Manager for MetLife Australia’s Differentiate Program, explains how the new approach works and why it has been implemented.   READ MORE
Design for Innovation

Design for Innovation.

How can design help the world’s largest companies innovate? Frances McClelland, our Customer Experience Designer recently shared the progress we’re making, using design methods to better understand our customer journey to define a customer-centric future experience through collaboration with our business partners and their customers. READ MORE
Self-Care Tips for Better Work/Life Balance

Self-Care Tips for Better Work/Life Balance

As your work and home life blend together more and more, here are some simple ways to keep stress levels low and productivity high.   READ MORE
How MetLife is minimising the super gender gap

How MetLife is minimising the super gender gap

At MetLife, we’re committed to providing our employees with a great place to work and part of that is helping minimise the super gender gap. READ MORE
Data Privacy at MetLife Australia

Data Privacy at MetLife Australia.

January 28 is Data Privacy Day, an international effort to empower individuals and businesses to respect privacy, safeguard data and enable trust.  READ MORE
The changing workplace

Changing Workplace

The world of work will change dramatically over the next 10-15 years as companies seek to deploy ever smarter machines. The rise of technology such as artificial intelligence (AI) will revolutionise almost every aspect of our lives, especially work.  READ MORE
Survey says: 7 lessons for financial advisers

Survey says: 7 lessons for financial advisers

Nothing succeeds like heeding client feedback. Our major survey of the financial advice sector reveals just what clients are looking for. READ MORE
Two Good

Two Good

MetLife has been proudly supporting Two Good for two years, the concept is very simple “You eat one, we treat one”. So, for every lunch that you buy from them, they donate a lunch to a domestic violence refuge or crisis centre. Two Good is elegant in its simplicity and its message. READ MORE

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