Flood insurance

The flooding in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria has highlighted to many the devastating consequences of natural disaster. For many the likelihood may be low but when the consequence is so high it is worth considering the plans you have in place to protect your family’s lifestyle and dreams if misfortune strikes.

Insurance can be one tool for minimising the impact of natural disaster.

To learn more about flood insurance read this edition of Consumer Tips published by The Insurance Council of Australia.

The Herald Sun also published an easy-to-read overview of insurance cover for floods. (18 Jan 2011)

Choice also provided a flood update in to their guide on choosing home and contents insurance. It is a worthwhile read. (14 Jan 2011).

Author: Matt Hern

Certified Financial Planner professional, Matt Hern has three times been awarded as one of Australia's Top 50 Financial Planners by The Australian Financial Review Smart Investor. He is passionate about guiding you on the right financial choices to achieve what you really want. Matt Hern is an Authorised Representative of Charter Financial Planning Limited AFSL 234665. All information is general advice only.