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MJW suggests end to overrides

Questions are being asked about whether insurance broker dealer groups will survive if recommendations suggested by a report into the insurance industry are adopted.

Tuesday, October 13th, 12:00PM

Actuaries Melville Jessup Weaver (MJW) have been working on a report for the Financial Services Council.

It is intended to suggest a solution for any misalignment of incentives between advisers and clients that it uncovered. It follows a similar report by John Trowbridge in Australia, which led to large reduction in advisers' upfront commissions.

An early draft of the MJW report was submitted to the FSC Council for review at a recent meeting but was sent back for more work...MORE»

Understanding excesses

Monday, October 12th, 1:13PM

More people are broke – and more people are wealthy – meaning more diverse choices for excess levels and waiting periods


$500k health claims unlikely for now

Friday, October 9th, 4:12PM

AIA is unlikely to have to pay out many claims that reach the full extent of its new $500,000 medical cover.



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Online prep for new advice clients

Monday, October 5th, 6:00AM

More than 460 customers have used Asteron Life’s new online LifeSnap tool in its first month of operation.


AIA makes major play in health insurance market

Thursday, October 1st, 8:25AM

AIA has signalled its growth intentions with enhancements to its personal product range, and launching with a new health product that lifts medical cover to $500,000, with a discount regime to make their insurance products more affordable for customers.


Life is good for retirees, report shows

Monday, September 28th, 6:00AM

Retirees have the highest level of wellbeing in New Zealand but young Kiwis are not on track to achieve the same results, researchers say.


Smee pulls brokers from Kepa

Saturday, September 26th, 6:00AM

Kevin Smee has pulled 70 brokers from adviser group Kepa.


ISO fields five adviser complaints

Thursday, September 24th, 4:22PM

Financial adviser complaints made up just 2 per cent of the total complaints dealt with by the Insurance and Savings Ombudsman scheme in the latest financial year.



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