You might find the following links useful:
Other sites of interest:
Catalyst Compliance is a niche provider of compliance and back office services to Australian Financial Services Licensees. They differentiate themselves from a number of other service providers by ensuring their team have a financial planning background and understand that compliance needs to be an asset to your business and not a “sales prevention unit”.
riskinfo is a
news and information service designed for financial advisers, paraplanners and dealer group staff. You will have the latest life insurance company and dealer group news delivered to your desktop every week, and you can visit our website whenever you need any information about insurance products and services that will help you in your business.
This is a wonderful site designed for consumers. It is from the US and contains some terrific
in both text and video covering all sorts of claims including business insurance. It's a site we should aspire to emulate here for our consumers - this might help the underinsurance problem!
The Critical Illness Insurance Centre in Canada is a non-advisory promotional site for the
sale of trauma insurance
. The site contains no material; it promotes an annual conference on trauma and there is a trauma manual for purchase which although we have not yet viewed, appears very comprehensive and sells at a reasonable price.
and his partners have a terrific site with lots of great learning content relevant to life risk advisers. In particular go to the individual partner areas and their
for some fascinating and educational reading.
A US site that nevertheless has a wealth of information for the field underwriter (some different terminologies may need to be recognised). Some of this information is via past and future email 'newsletters' with topics such as "What should I ask a client with a history of breast cancer" which delves into HOW to get the best answers that will be most meaningful to the underwriter upon submission. Loads of other automatic links to very good medical and test-description sites.
Another US site that is the National Association of Critical Illness Insurance. There are articles and surveys and a wonderful interview (audio only) with
Dr Marius Barnard.
Dictionary of Cancer Terms
- The US National Cancer Institute provides a great online resource with more than 6,000 terms related to cancer and medicine.