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Shami Shearer from Deloitte has written this article discussing what impacts mental health issues may have on the life and health insurance sector in NZ. Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2020 at moneyblog
The latest version of the QPR database (V135) has been distributed to subscribers and uploaded onto Quotemonster. This version includes the following changes: New Cigna personal policy wording effective 11/05/2020 Minor rating change to: Trauma - cancer definition, child trauma... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2020 at moneyblog
Here you can listen to a podcast from Australian Unity Advice’s executive general manager, Matt Brown, who discusses the impact of the government’s relief measures on advisers in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2020 at moneyblog
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Asteron Life have announced that they are extending the Premium Holiday benefit for Business Insurance and Smart Business lump sum covers, with a three month holiday limit. Customer's cover will remain active and claims can still be made. It is... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2020 at moneyblog
Here you can find details of how MAS are helping their customers facing financial hardship during COVID-19. Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2020 at moneyblog
Lance Walker has been appointed the new CEO of Accuro health insurance. LAnce will join Accuro in June after leaving WellingtonNZ. Walker has previously been CEO for Cigna Life Insurance and Fly Buys. Click here to read more. Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2020 at moneyblog
Partners Life announce that they are hosting a mini adviser conference online on the 30th of April. It has been split into two sections: Business section: Naomi Ballantyne interviews Chief Underwriter Clayton Gardner about his Chief Underwriter role and delve... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2020 at moneyblog
Fidelity Life is launching the Sharecare service to their clients in less than one week. Watch this video to see how one woman completes the RealAge test, engages with personalised content and is rewarded with Green Days as she changes... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2020 at moneyblog
Asteron Life are hosting a number of webinars this week, below is a list of the topics: AsteronConnect Watch a demonstration of how to use AsteronConnect. From how to quote, understanding the application process, the underwriting rules engine and how... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2020 at moneyblog
The latest QPR database has been sent out to subscribers and it has also been updated on Quotemonster. This version includes the following changes: Remediation to: AIA Future Insurability (Indexed vs Level) Partners Life Covid-19 related changes Product updates on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2020 at moneyblog
AIA have sent out a update to advisers covering topics such as supporting clients through financial hardship, temporary enhancements to premium suspension benefits, coverage during suspension and a guide to working remotely to best support clients. One in particular stands... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2020 at moneyblog
Cigna has announced product enhancements and a new online quote tool effective 11 May. The product enhancements will include new level term options to give customers more certainty when it comes to the amount of premiums that they will be... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2020 at moneyblog
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Fidelity Life have announced additioanl support to customers facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 lockdown. Fidelity Life announced these already available options last week but have today announced a third option: Premium relief. Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2020 at moneyblog
nib have a campaign running at the moment which unlocks many pre-existing conditions covered after three years for applications made using nibAPPLY. When your clients sign up to Ultimate Health Max or Ultimate Health using nibAPPLY before 30 June 2020,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2020 at moneyblog
Partners Life are now hosting some webinars to help advisers get the most out of the software particularly while they are not currently able to meet clients face-to-face. The announcement states 'These sessions are designed for those who have either... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2020 at moneyblog
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The FSC have announced a number of webinars as part of the Financial Services Council's Connect programme to guide, support and educate the sector and consumers as we navigate through Covid-19. FSC Connect Webinars have been curated across a range... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2020 at moneyblog
Fidelity Life have announced that they will delay the launch of Sharecare slightly. Advisers will now be able to access the app on the 16th of April instead of the 6th. Customers will gain access in early June (date TBC).... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2020 at moneyblog
AIA have sent out an email to advisers explaining how they will be assisting customers facing financial hardship during the COVID-19 lockdown. Click here to read more on this as well as any potential impacts on commissions. Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2020 at moneyblog
Asteron Life have announced a number of webinars during the Level four restrictions period to keep advisers connected and up to date. The topics include, AsteronConnect, Trauma Cover, Why choose Asteron Life, and Adviser Portal campaign tips. Click here to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2020 at moneyblog
Here is the latest news from AIA in regards to keeping business operating and continued support to advisers: Our workforce To help protect our people and best support you, in line with Government direction, we will: reduce the number of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2020 at moneyblog
The Department of Internal Affairs advice to ADLS is as follows. March 2020 – Response received from Department of Internal Affairs to the ADLS Property Law Committee’s Query concerning AML customer due diligence in view of COVID-19 published, as follows:... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2020 at moneyblog
Here is what Fidelity Life have to say about helping customers facing financial hardship during this time: We’re working hard on a package of practical retention initiatives designed to meet customers' needs. We’ll confirm the details with you as soon... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2020 at moneyblog
Partners Life are remaining open to new business during this uncertain time of COVID-19 but have announced a number of restrictions to IP, MP, and TPD, while placing a minimum 6 month stand-down for eligibility for Premium Holiday and Policy... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2020 at moneyblog
Thursday, 12 March 2020, 7:03 pm Press Release: AIA NZ AIA New Zealand is excited to announce that it has been awarded the YWCA Gender Tick; becoming the first insurer in New Zealand to be recognised with this prestigious recognition.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2020 at moneyblog
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AIA have announced that coming soon to AIA Vitality is Samsung Health, it will give members another way to step up their status and earn more rewards. AIA have also put together this fast start guide showing how to activate... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2020 at moneyblog