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Duff calls time on a 63-year insurance career

On January 15, 1958, Warren Duff joined the National Insurance Company in Dunedin beginning what was to be a 63-year career in the insurance industry.

Saturday, April 17th, 6:07AM

"After some five years, National promoted me to Rotorua as the company were opening a branch and were desperate for staff.  They were long days and not what I enjoyed and after a reassessment of what I was there for, I called on Owen Longhurst, manager at Colonial Mutual Life."

Longhurst said Duff was probably too young at age 25 to sell life insurance but he was prepared to give him ...MORE»

BlackRock dumps $1 billion stake in Meridian and Contact

Friday, April 16th, 6:52PM

Trading volumes surged and the market edged higher as passive fund manager BlackRock sold more than $1 billion worth of shares in Contact Energy and Meridian Energy.


Advisers should lead from the front on climate disclosure

Thursday, April 15th, 6:26AM

As the Financial Sector (Climate-related Disclosures and Other Matters) Amendment bill is introduced to Parliament, one expert believes advisers have a key part to play in bringing it into the public consciousness.


Advisers’ part to play: FMA KiwiSaver fee guidance

The FMA has released its long-awaited guidance on managed fund fees. Director of investment management Paul Gregory says advisers have their part to play.

Wednesday, April 14th, 6:00AM

The FMA’s long-awaited guidance for investment funds calls on fund managers to annually review their fee structure and value for money, and to prove that they have done so to the FMA.

But one of the most notable aspects of the guidance is the removal of the regulator’s hard line attitude to advice fees. The proposal in the draft guidance that stipulated KiwiSaver providers would have to ...MORE»

FMA breaks down the data

Tuesday, April 13th, 8:45AM

One month on from March 15, the FMA has shared a breakdown of the state of financial advice in New Zealand, and by the numbers the industry is looking strong.


The best in ethical investing to be awarded

Monday, April 12th, 6:56AM  6 comments

Mindful Money is introducing the annual Ethical Investment Awards which highlights the growth in responsible investing.


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US fraudster dies in prison

Thursday, April 15th, 10:05AM

Infamous US fraudster Bernie Madoff has died in a federal prison in North Carolina. MORE»

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Interest in interest rates is rising

Tuesday, April 6th, 7:43PM

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Cigna applies new commissions for advisers

Friday, April 16th, 1:59PM

Cigna New Zealand has released details of its new commission structure that came into force at the beginning of this week. MORE»

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Banks and non-banks given clean bill of health

Thursday, April 15th, 1:09PM  1 comment

New Zealand's biggest banks and non-bank lenders remain in a robust position despite the pandemic, according to rating agency Standard & Poor's. MORE»

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Duff calls time on a 63-year insurance career

Saturday, April 17th, 6:07AM

On January 15, 1958, Warren Duff joined the National Insurance Company in Dunedin beginning what was to be a 63-year career in the insurance industry. MORE»

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Pathfinder first carbon-neutral KiwiSaver

Wednesday, March 24th, 3:00PM

Fresh off its merger with Alvarium, Pathfinder has announced that its award-winning KiwiSaver fund is going carbon neutral and changing its name. MORE»

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