About Good Returns  |  Advertise  |  Contact Us  |  Terms & Conditions  |  RSS Feeds Other Sites:   depositrates.co.nz  |   landlords.co.nz
Last Article Uploaded: Thursday, July 31st, 12:32PM
Latest Headlines

Partners: No threat to advisers

Direct insurance sales are no threat to the adviser force, Partners Life’s Naomi Ballantyne says.

Thursday, July 31st, 6:00AM

Partners Life has reported a significantly oversubscribed capital raising and the accumulation of $100 million in in-force annual premiums.

“It is just over three years since we opened for business and, in a market dominated by well-resourced and long-established foreign-owned life companies, we have created a very substantial and competitive New Zealand company,” Ballantyne said.

The company generated $31...MORE»

So little TPD, for tiny sums

Monday, July 28th, 7:25PM

Getting clients to buy TPD can be a bit of a struggle. At least, to judge from the in-force premium statistics, at just $40 million premium out of more than $1.5 billion of in-force premium it is tiny.


Last of Tower’s life book sold

Tuesday, July 1st, 11:31AM

Tower has done a u-turn and sold its remaining life business, to Foundation Life in a deal worth $36 million.



Previous News

Three ways to look at the latest trauma products

Monday, June 30th, 6:33PM

Russell Hutchinson looks at the emergence of severity-based trauma cover and offers some ideas for advisers about how to use these products.


KiwiSaver-style scheme for health insurance suggested

Thursday, June 26th, 7:32AM

Accuro's chairman, Jane Bawden, says the government should develop a KiwiSaver-style scheme for health insurance.


Sovereign to pay $82m

Wednesday, June 18th, 6:00AM

Sovereign has lost its last bid to appeal a long-running dispute with Inland Revenue and must pay the department $82 million.


What you actually said, versus what the client heard you say

Friday, June 13th, 6:00AM


Complaints could be avoided: ISO

Thursday, June 12th, 6:00AM

Complaints about financial advisers are often caused by miscommunication and misunderstanding, the Insurance and Savings Ombudsman says.



Strategy Thoughts

Tip from the top

Fidelity Income Protection
Changes to the wording make it easier to issue policies, but advisers should be careful about proof of income.

News Bites
Latest Comments
Subscribe Now

Cover Notes - Specific news aimed at risk advisers

Previous News


Most Commented On
About Us  |  Advertise  |  Contact Us  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  RSS Feeds  |  Letters  |  Archive  |  Toolbox
Site by PHP Developer and eyelovedesign.com