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nib are trialling technology for six months to assess customer use, uptake and suitability in its overall digital strategy. 'With the analytics running in the background NIB are able to draw out the types of questions customers are asking, how... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at moneyblog
Media release from FAA Review: Feedback sought: financial advice disclosure requirements and addressing misuse of the Financial Service Providers Register Good afternoon Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi has today released two discussion papers in relation to regulations to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2018 at moneyblog
Professional IQ are hosting a workshop titled 'When the insurer suspects fraud' on Monday the 30th of April. Click here for more information and to register. Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at moneyblog
Allianz Partners states in this Stuff.co.nz article that while 20 per cent of overseas trips made by Kiwis last year were uninsured, just over 50 per cent of them were to Australia. The top five reasons Kiwis gave for not... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2018 at moneyblog
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Congratulations to Simon Millward who has been appointed Head of Group Risk at Fidelity Life. Simon comes from BNZ where he was responsible for their small business offer, proir to BNZ Simon was with Sovereign for 10 years. Simon will... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2018 at moneyblog
Choosing Wisely is the initiative set up to promote conversations between patients and clinicians to avoid any unnecessary medical tests, treatments and procedures. 'Southern Cross Health Society Chief Executive Nick Astwick says the sponsorship of Choosing Wisely is part of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2018 at moneyblog
Garry Patterson was not registered as a financial adviser, did not belong to a disputes resolution scheme and was a previously convicted fraudster but was practicing as a financial adviser, according to this news report. The charges laid against him... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2018 at moneyblog
Partners Life are hosting a number of presentations around the country to discuss their recent product changes and benefit improvements. You can click here to read more and to register. Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at moneyblog
A nationwide scheme 'Sorted for Schools' is set to be launched in schools to teach Kiwi kids about money. The scheme was developed by the Commission for Financial Capability and you can view an interview of Kelly Gay, the Project... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2018 at moneyblog
Below is the media release from Cigna NZ: Cigna New Zealand appoints Gail Costa as Chief Executive Cigna New Zealand has appointed Gail Costa as its new Chief Executive Officer. Ms Costa brings significant international leadership experience and insurance knowledge... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2018 at moneyblog
We have already been in front of about 100 advisers in Tauranga, Hamilton, Napier and Palmerston North over the last two weeks. Quotemonster has just extended their roadshow to a number of other towns around the country. Click links below... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2018 at moneyblog
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Of course, insurers pay out, a lot. But it does pay to check the wordings. Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2018 at moneyblog
Congratulations to Tanya Hadfield who has been appointed the head people and culture at Fidelity Life. Click here to read more. Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2018 at moneyblog
Suncorp's NZ general insurance division, Vero, faced much lower claims in the period with no major earthquakes leading to a 81 percent first-half profit. While the life insurance division including Asteron Life and AA Life faced a 5.6 percent decline... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2018 at moneyblog
The latest QPR database (v109) has just been uploaded to Quotemonster and distributed to subscribers. This version includes the following changes: AIA product enhancements (effective 19-02-2018) to Health / Life / Trauma / Mortgage Business TPD - internal review /... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2018 at moneyblog
Media release from FMA: Media release MR No. 2018 – 02 22 February 2018 The FMA is now open for applications from providers seeking to offer personalised financial advice to consumers through digital tools and platforms (so-called robo-advice). Digital advice... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2018 at moneyblog
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AMP is partnering up with Key to Life Trust and Mike King to raise awareness of youth suicide rates in NZ. 'The I AM HOPE tour is about raising awareness and encouraging communities and individuals to drive the attitudinal and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2018 at moneyblog
Naomi Ballantyne answers some questions by Kelly Gregor at for Insurance Business NZ on incentives for independent financial advisers. Click here to see what she had to say. Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2018 at moneyblog
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We currently have 313 advisers registered to come along to our roadshows in March and April. Spaces are limited so register below so you don't miss out. The Monster is back on the loose and coming to a venue near... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2018 at moneyblog
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This article by Andres Webersinke, Managing Director of GenRe Australia discusses if a blood test can actually detect cancer. If so, how should insurers react to this news stating these tests can discover eight common cancer sites shown in the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2018 at moneyblog
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The Monster is back on the loose and coming to a venue near you soon. Please join us for our roadshow and learn about: Research upgrades Comparison and compliance obligations Direct and bank insurer premiums and projections Underwriting requirements AdviceMonster... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2018 at moneyblog
Southern Cross has been given the Rainbow Tick for a recent change made to the health insurers application forms which does not exclude those who do not identify themselves as either male or female. Click here to read more. Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2018 at moneyblog
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Sovereign has appointed Shane Ohlin as Chief Information Officer (CIO). Most recently CIO at Paymark, Ohlin brings more than 30 years’ of experience and digital expertise to the role. With a strong foundation in software, hardware and networks, Ohlin has... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2018 at moneyblog
Financial Advice NZ have announced the dates for the National Advisers Conference this year. It is to be held from Wednesday the 26th to Friday the 28th of September at the Rotorua Energy Events Centre. Click here for more details. Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2018 at moneyblog