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Posted 3 days ago at moneyblog
nib NZ Limited has announced the acquisition of QBE’s travel insurance business (QBE Travel), Australia’s fourth largest travel insurer, for a total consideration of up to $25 million. Click here to read the media release. Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2018 at moneyblog
Southern Cross Health Trust has mad ea three year commitment to fund a General Practice Assistant and a Registered Practice Nurse at the Auckland City Mission. These staff will be able to provide the homeless, people in crisis, people with... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2018 at moneyblog
The FSC is hosting a dealer group lunch - VIP session in conjunction with Chatswood Consulting. It is going to be held on Thursday the 6th of September from 12.30pm - 1.15pm. Click here to register. Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2018 at moneyblog
This article from discusses how the cloud has an impact on the amount of time spent on projects and calculations and what we can expect to see in the future. Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2018 at moneyblog
According to Australian scientists they have developed a blood test which can detect early stages of melanoma. At the moment skin exams and biopsies are used to detect melanoma. Click here to read more. Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2018 at moneyblog
Our World in Data has this article discussing the number of deaths relating to immunisations. Below is a chart showing the decline in children deaths by cause. The article also has a chart showing the deaths caused by vaccine-preventable diseases. Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2018 at moneyblog
Here is the latest TV ad from Cigna Life. Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2018 at moneyblog
nib has partnered up with Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) to help make a difference to thousands of families lives. RMHC New Zealand supports families when their child is in a hospital away from home. 'nib’s Chief Executive Officer, Rob... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2018 at moneyblog
As of the 29th of June Cigna products will no longer be offered on LifeDirect. Mark Kenning Cigna Life Insurance New Zealand head of sales, partnerships and business development told Goodreturns that the company had decided it was not commercially... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2018 at moneyblog
The FSC has released its fourth message, with suggestions on what action adviser should be taking while awaiting details from the Select Committee, the Code Working Group, MBIE, and the FMA. Download FSC Navigating Regulation Message Four FINAL Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2018 at moneyblog
The team at Life-Info have written this article about what clients need to be aware of before switching over their insurance policy. Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2018 at moneyblog
From 1 July nib will be adding a $5.75 per month policy fee to policies, they will also introduce a multi-life premium discount of 2.5%. Below is a table of changes by product. Click here to read more. Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2018 at moneyblog
From the 11th - 17th of June is Men's Health Week in New Zealand. Accuro have created a health survey for men and are offering free Men's Health Check's at participating pharmacies around the country. Click here to take the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2018 at moneyblog
Last month Fidelity made a number of enhancements to their product range after listening to feedback from advisers. The policy documents have been made more consistent across the benefits using the same definitions and benefit names where applicable making it... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2018 at moneyblog
After seven types of chemotherapy failed Judy Perkins was given just months to live but has since be has been “cured” by an injection harvested from her own immune system. 'Using a technique called adoptive cell transfer, scientists removed a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2018 at moneyblog
Here is the story of a Chinese family living in New Zealand who took out health insurance with nib. "Because nib helped me a lot I realise how important health insurance can be and I would definitely recommend it to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2018 at moneyblog
Applications for The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust Close on the 1st of September 2018. Applications are welcome from women aged 25+ who are studying to change career, or to re-enter the workforce. Click here to read more. Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2018 at moneyblog
Instagram has over 800 million users and a platform widely used by companies to sponsor posts relating to specific audiences. Recently the FMA was using influencers to push the KiwiSaver health checker, which takes people through three questions 'which takes... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2018 at moneyblog
Fidelity have released an infographic outlining a number of their claims stats. Download the full thing here: Download Claims-infographic Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2018 at moneyblog
Here are Southern Cross's top 10 unusual pet insurance claims for 2017. Treatment for pentobarbitone toxicity due to digging up a recently euthanised pet (swiss shepherd). Surgery to remove 100 cotton buds, a pair of underwear, a bra strap and... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2018 at moneyblog
The FMA has made a number of changes to their website based on feedback they have received. The have also introduced a number of new features. The main changes you will see include: New home page design and layout with... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2018 at moneyblog
Southern Cross has launched a new brand platform 'Take Life Back' which encourages Kiwis to reclaim the things that are important to their health and wellbeing. Click here to read more. Here are Southern Cross's tips to help inspire Kiwis... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2018 at moneyblog