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On Friday the latest version of the Quality Product Research database was sent to subscribers. QPRv107 is now also live on Quotemonster. This version includes the following changes: Update Business Expenses Cover New Sovereign Medical Wording and Rating New Unimed... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at moneyblog
Swiss Re Institute has released this report discussing ways in which insurance is being impacted by new technology and processes. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at moneyblog
Konnect NET are transforming the way health information is collected and shaped for the needs of insurers. "Together with health IT partners, we're working on a project with the aim to deliver health information as data to insurers. The initial... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at moneyblog
Congratulations to PArtners Life who were ranked the 4th fastest sustained growth company in the 2017 Deloitte Fast 50 Masters of Growth Awards. Click here to see the top 20 companies. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at moneyblog
Here is an update from Sovereign outlining their November enhancements to Health insurance, policy fee changes effective 1 January 2018 and updates to Illustrations Software. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at moneyblog
Congratulations to Julie Fahey who has been appointed non-executive independent director at Partners Life. Partners Life chairman Jim Minto says "Julie's unique background in technology and innovation, coupled with her New Zealand governance experience and her passion for transformational growth,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2017 at moneyblog
Medical Comparison V61 is now available to subscribers. This version includes the following changes: Updated AIA rates effective 25/10/17 Updated Southern Cross rates effective 1/11/17 Also, Southern Cross rates for non-smokers now include the healthy lifestyle discount. Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2017 at moneyblog
FSC Media Release: Advice Summit to help industry navigate regulatory challenges The Financial Services Council, in conjunction with the Financial Markets Authority, and Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment is pleased to announce a new summit aimed at helping financial... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at moneyblog
Jo Spod has lost his jobs and contemplated suicide after excruciating pain from a surgical mesh complication after a hernia repair procedure. "No-one disputes that Mr Spod is in pain, but ACC cannot cover pain without an identified physical injury... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2017 at moneyblog
We are very pleased to announce after much adviser feedback that you can now quote Level Trauma and Level TPD on Quotemonster for those companies who offer them. Simply add the benefit in the 'Benefits' screen. Quotemonster continues to respond... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2017 at moneyblog
nib are currently running a promotion to give clients two premium-free months when they sign up to an Easy Health, Ultimate Health or Ultimate Max policy before the end of December. Click here to read more. Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2017 at moneyblog
Here are a few quotes about life insurance. Share with us your favourite quotes. Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2017 at moneyblog
Congratulations to Tony Arthur who has been appointed Chief Sales Officer at Partners Life. Tony was most recently the National Sales Director for Retail Banking at BNZ. Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2017 at moneyblog
This article by Graham Panther tells a rather different perspective to Mental Health Week as someone who suffers from mental illness himself. Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2017 at moneyblog
We have recently distributed the QPR database to subscribers and have also updated Quotemonster with the following changes: BNZ - Policy Amendment 1 Sept 2017 Life, TPD, Trauma and Income Protection Fidelity Life Policy Wording updates. No rating change Exclusion... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2017 at moneyblog
'The Superdiversity Centre for Law, Policy and Business has formulated the cultural quotient (CQ) tick that measures the existing level of cultural intelligence within an organisation and finds the gaps to be filled.' nib has recently received the CQ tick... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2017 at moneyblog
Here is a blood pressure chart from Vaughan Aubuchon showing what the different readings mean. You can click here to read more about the different ranges. Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2017 at moneyblog
The FMA have published their annual report for the financial year ending 30 June 2017. Click here to read more. Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2017 at moneyblog
Congratulations to Dan Wilkinson who has been announced the newly created role of Chief Technology Officer at Fidelity Life. Click here to read more. Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2017 at moneyblog
Southern Cross has reported a 81% drop in annual surplus as an increase in claims outpaced rising premiums. 'The Auckland-based mutual posted a surplus of $6.8 million, down from $35 million a year earlier when relatively flat claims led to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2017 at moneyblog
Here is a not-for-profit organisation in the US called 'Life Happens' which has a range of tools to 'inspire the public to take personal financial responsibility through the ownership of life insurance and related products.' As this month is Life... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2017 at moneyblog
Congratulations to Asteron Life and Fidelity Life who have been named as the two finalists for 'Life Insurance Company of the Year' at the ANZIIF awards to held in November. Click here to see a list of finalists for all... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2017 at moneyblog
The percentage of people in the world with a bank account has gone from 51% to 62% between 2011 and 2014. Here is an interesting article from The Economist discussing the advantages of digital technology in money matters. Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2017 at moneyblog
According to ASIC the cost of producing a statement of advice is estimated to be $1,500 and can take up to ten hours work. “This estimate is a very general one, as there are many variables that may affect the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2017 at moneyblog
Sovereign's media release on the transaction with AIA Group Limited Sovereign to be acquired by AIA Group Limited Sovereign’s parent company, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), has today announced that it has agreed to sell its life insurance businesses... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2017 at moneyblog