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So you think it will never happen to you

Discussion in 'Superannuation, SMSF & Personal Insurance' started by Andrew Newman, 7th Apr, 2009.

  1. Andrew Newman

    Andrew Newman Well-Known Member

    5th Nov, 2008

    Here are some interesting statistics:

    • It is expected that 1 in 3 men and 1 in 4 women will be diagnosed with a malignant cancer in the first 75 years of life. (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2004. Australia's health 2004. Canberra: AIHW)

    • Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death and disability in Australia, accounting for 38% of all deaths. (Heart, Stroke and Vascular Diseases. Australian Facts 2004, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare)

    • Every working Australian has a 1 in 3 chance of becoming disabled for more than 3 months before turning age 65. (Calculations based on data from the Institute of Actuaries of Australia 2000. Interim Report of the Disability Committee. IA Aust: Sydney)

    So you think it will never happen to you....but what if it did, are you and your family protected?

    The above statistics are shown on my blog:
    So you think it will never happen to you - Blog - CMP Financial Planning Pty Ltd

    Kind Regards