Why insurers face a perfect storm as Australians’ ‘surge capacity’ is tested

It started as a health crisis and quickly became an economic crisis. Now, six months on from the initial COVID-19 lockdown in Australia, we are arguably experiencing one of the …

The Long Read: The rise (or fall) of the “new poor”

Economic development has provided untold opportunities for upward socioeconomic mobility. It’s even spawned a term to describe those who have accumulated wealth quickly and risen through the social ranks: the …

How to recognise the new face of financial hardship

Almost three quarters of Australians now experiencing financial vulnerability or hardship were able to pay their bills with money to spare before the COVID-19 pandemic struck. CoreData’s latest COVID-19 Pulse …

Why improving financial literacy could open the door to advice

CoreData’s research over the past two decades has consistently found that at any point in time, only around one in four Australians are receiving financial advice.  This is a relatively …

CoreData’s COVID-19 Snapshot: Financial hardship

The devastating financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been felt most acutely among those who have lost jobs or income and are now struggling to pay household bills, or …

The CoreData COVID-19 Pulse Check Dashboard

The CoreData COVID-19 Dashboard has been redesigned to offer a suite of new interactive features. Search how the pandemic is affecting sentiment, intentions, behaviour and concerns, by gender, generation, state …

CoreData’s COVID-19 Snapshot: Investor sentiment

As our focus shifts from panic and uncertainty to resilience and opportunity, investor sentiment is gradually edging closer towards positive territory. After COVID-19 took hold of global investment markets, CoreData …

Misperceptions about IP cover a red flag for life industry

Nearly half of consumers who currently have income protection insurance believe they would be covered in the event of job loss, new research from CoreData has found. The research, based …

One in five believe avoiding a recession is worth 106,000 lives

More than one in five Australians are willing to see tens of thousands of their compatriots fall victim to COVID-19 if it means the country will avoid going into a …

Baby boomer personal finances hit hard by COVID-19

While millennials are feeling the effects of the pandemic on their mental health and wellbeing, CoreData research shows baby boomers are being hit harder in the hip pocket by COVID-19.  …