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Are trauma products still fit-for-purpose?

Steve Wright suggests it’s time to rethink trauma policies so they are more equitable rather providing wind fall gains to some policyholders.

Friday, July 12th, 6:34AM

The problem for Dr Marius Barnard was that, while his patients were surviving for several years after suffering a ‘dread disease’ (due to advances in medicine), they were dying financially.

What was needed was money to cover the associated high costs of treatment and reduction in income earning ability.  Insurance seemed a logical answer and in 1983 Crusader Life stepped...MORE»

Life insurance products MIA

Tuesday, July 9th, 11:26AM

Russell Hutchinson asks: What’s missing from the life insurance picture and comes up with a good list.


FANZ: all life insurance contracts should be consumer contracts

Thursday, June 27th, 8:16AM

Finance Advice New Zealand (FANZ) is asking the government to define all life, health and disability policies as consumer contracts.



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When to use a Golden Life policy and changes that could be made

Thursday, June 27th, 6:00AM

Funeral plans are no longer a viable product, mainly because they have been deemed unreasonable contracts. One alternative is a Golden Life policy. Jon-Paul Hale explains.


Fidelity Life makes mortgage cover enhancements

Sunday, June 23rd, 2:42PM

Fidelity Life has introduced significant enhancements to its Monthly mortgage repayment cover and Mortgage Protection Cover, in direct response to feedback from advisers.


Observations from the FAP monitoring insights report

Thursday, June 20th, 10:39AM

Steve Wright examines the FMA's FAP monitoring report and explains where FAPs and advisers need to lift their game.


Unfunded medicines - You don't know it as well as you think

Thursday, June 13th, 2:00PM

If you're involved in medical insurance, you will be familiar with coverage for unfunded medicines on most new medical policies.


The importance of emotional intelligence

Thursday, June 13th, 6:02AM

Research out of North America illustrates the importance of emotional intelligence and areas advisers can improve in.



Insurance Briefs

Why nothing else?
We wanted to dedicate this email solely to Graeme Lindsay; That's why there are no other stories.  A full newsletter will follow.

PIC Insurance Brokers partners with RE/MAX New Zealand
PIC Insurance Brokers has entered into a new strategic partnership with real estate company RE/MAX New Zealand as the exclusive insurance broker.

New customers get 3-months' premium-free on Fidelity Life
Fidelity Life has announced a special offer to cover new customers’ premiums for the first 3-months of their policies.

Premium relief for customers in drought areas
Fidelity Life offers premium relief to drought-affected customers

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