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Congratulations to Trevor Slater for his new appointment to Fairway Resolution. Click here to read what David Whyte has to say about it. Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at moneyblog
Diana Clement has written this article in NZ Herald discussing many of the ways people try to make fraudulent claims and the ways in which technology are helping them get caught. 'Technology streamlines how easily these cases are identified and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2017 at moneyblog
Research shows that NZ health insurance policies offer minimal cover for mental illness. Susan Edmunds has written this article about a study conducted on 36 different policies from five different insurers in NZ and the findings. Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2017 at moneyblog
A study conducted in New York found chocolate consumption to be associated with cognitive performance "irrespective of other dietary habits." Well, that's good! Click here to read more. Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2017 at moneyblog
The PAA have released this announcement regarding the Special General Meeting to be held on Thursday the 27th of July. Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2017 at moneyblog
This article from Best Doctors discusses why diagnostic errors happens and the need for changes, both large and small. Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2017 at moneyblog
'Tower's board is backing the increased takeover bid from Suncorp Group-owned Vero Insurance New Zealand, provided the $236 million offer wins approval from local regulators.' Click here to read more. Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2017 at moneyblog
Brian Klee highlights his claims service for advisers and customers. This is worth considering, especially where you believe that a claim should be paid. Or where the client requires more engagement than you might be able to offer while continuing... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2017 at moneyblog
Southern Cross Travel Insurance says that one in six Kiwis put them selves at risk by travelling overseas without travel insurance. Last year alone Southern Cross paid out for 10 medical claims that exceeded $200,000 each, including a half a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2017 at moneyblog
The FSC has launched their own industry awards - showcasing innovation, excellence and consumer-focus with the following award categories outlined below. Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2017 at moneyblog
We have just uploaded the Quality Product Research Limited database QPRV10.1 to Quotemonster and subscribers. This version included the following changes: ANZ Trauma Cover: Policy wording also updated to the most recent document in the database, standalone cover. ASB Mortgage... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2017 at moneyblog
Hannah McQueen is hosting a number of "Creating Financially Independent Kids" seminars around the country. Partners Life are the key sponsor for the event - you can find out more details here. Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2017 at moneyblog
A Kiwi woman with prosthetic limbs on both legs had a fall while travelling around Europe, one of her legs was damaged. The estimated cost for repair was estimated at around $3,000 but Southern Cross told her “her prosthesis is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at moneyblog
We've been working on how to project premiums in Quotemonster - soon you will be able to do this in Head to Head. Here is a sneak preview of our assumptions when projecting premiums. Estimates of future premiums are just... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at moneyblog
Sovereign are advertising five roles for marketers including: Senior Marketing Manager Senior Product Marketing Manager Product Marketing Manager Content Marketing Manager Assistant Marketing Manager As well as a number of other roles. Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2017 at moneyblog
According to this article on LinkedIn by Len Elikhis, Chief Officer Product & Marketing at Sovereign, "The rise of low cost diagnostic testing has the capacity to transform the insurance industry in a number of ways." Elikhis goes on to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2017 at moneyblog
DxtER is a medical device developed by Final Frontier which was inspired by Star Trek's Tricorder. The device allows you to self-diagnose 34 conditions by monitoring your vital signs and biological functions using wearable sensors and linking to a smartphone.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2017 at moneyblog
nib have released claims data which shows some of the huge differences in the cost of surgeries in different regions of New Zealand. Click here to read an article in the NZ Herald. Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2017 at moneyblog
Figure.NZ has provided the table below showing the disability rate in NZ (By sex and age groups 2013 sourced by Stats NZ). Click here for more details including definitions and exclusions. Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at moneyblog
For a limited time nib are applying some of their Easy Health pre-existing condition concessions to Ultimate Health and Ultimate Health Max applications. Promotion is running from the 18th of May - 30th of June. Click here for full details. Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2017 at moneyblog
HFANZ Media Release: May 25, 2017 MEDIA RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE USE Huge health funding boost welcome The huge boost to health funding in today’s Budget has been welcomed by the Health Funds Association (HFANZ). HFANZ chief executive Roger Styles... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2017 at moneyblog
Professional IQ are hosting a workshop presented by Susan Taylor to discuss a number of recent cases that have been investigated by FSCL and how they were resolved. Click here to register. Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2017 at moneyblog
Gen Re has released the results for their 2016 United States Individual Disability Market Survey. Seventeen insurance companies, representing $5 billion of in-force premiums took part in the survey, a summary of the results can be viewed here. Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2017 at moneyblog
Monument Insurance have a few vacancies in the following areas: Rotorua/Taupo Nelson/Marlborough South Canterbury (Timaru/Oamaru) Drop us a line if you would like more information. Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2017 at moneyblog
In the United States May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month and Steve Woods, Life/Health Senior Account Executive from Gen Re has written this article to discuss bringing this 'often misunderstood and overlooked product' to consumers attention. Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2017 at moneyblog