About Good Returns  |  Advertise  |  Contact Us  |  Terms & Conditions  |  RSS Feeds Other Sites:   depositrates.co.nz  |   landlords.co.nz
Last Article Uploaded: Tuesday, March 3rd, 9:35PM
rss
Latest Headlines

Asteron revamps trauma, commissions

Asteron Life has launched a new trauma benefit that could allow customers to claim for the same or related condition up to three times as their condition worsens.

Monday, March 2nd, 5:36PM

Asteron Life managing director Nadine Tereora said a common piece of feedback from advisers was that the industry often paid out large sums to customers on trauma claims, when their condition did not need that level of money - yet.

“There’s a big temptation to spend that lump sum payment on consumer goods leaving little, or worse nothing, when their condition progresses.” 

In response, Asteron Life has introduced the Major Trauma benefit – an optional benefit that lets customers reserve some cover for a more severe recurrence of a condition, or a new major condition in the future - if their initial condition is not “major”...MORE»

AMP life business flat, but company on track

Wednesday, February 25th, 6:43AM

AMP’s goal of diversifying its business is showing signs of success with its wealth management business underpinning a strong performance in the 12 months to December 31.

MORE»

Good response to more sustainable commission: AIA

Wednesday, February 25th, 6:00AM

Advisers have welcomed an alternative commission structure, AIA says.

MORE»

 

Previous News

nib: Opportunities for advisers

Wednesday, February 25th, 6:00AM

Direct-to-consumer sales now make up half of nib’s new policies but its adviser business is growing strongly, its chief executive in New Zealand says.

MORE»

Rent cover goes live

Monday, February 23rd, 2:00PM

AIA has today launched a policy designed to cover rent payments.

MORE»

nib posts profit

Monday, February 23rd, 1:40PM

Health insurer nib is focused on building its brand and the direct-to-consumer channel in New Zealand, its managing director says.

MORE»

FMA focus on churn no surprise

Friday, February 20th, 6:00AM

Advisers shouldn’t be surprised that the FMA is turning its attention to the question of whether insurance business is being “churned”, commentators say.

MORE»

Room for improvement at Sovereign: CEO

Tuesday, February 17th, 1:28PM

Sovereign’s chief executive Symon Brewis-Weston says he is happy with the company’s recent result but there’s still more work to be done.

MORE»

MORE NEWS»

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
  • Where are the financial advisers?
    “my criteria of an adviser either as a client or recruiter will be: 1. someone in mid-30s upwards. 2. financially stable...”
    4 days ago by w k
  • Where are the financial advisers?
    “Not sure a 20-30 something year old adviser would generally have the necessary experience or skills to service a bank's investment...”
    5 days ago by Craig Simpson
  • Super Fund files proceedings
    “Hmmmm..... a Goldman Sachs led consortium of global investors suing the Portugese government in a Portugese court of law....”
    5 days ago by winstonkey
  • Lost loan a small proportion of NZ Super Fund
    “Nice story Regant....but it is all in the telling. Try it this way around. At my local school there are 300 kids....”
    5 days ago by Bobby
  • Where are the financial advisers?
    “In my experience, potential clients are mainly mature people who have accumulated a "nest egg" and want sound, solid advice...”
    5 days ago by traveller
Subscribe Now

Cover Notes - Specific news aimed at risk advisers

Previous News

MORE 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