Life Insurance

19 May 17, 10:43am
Independent complaints body warns: Don't cancel your old life insurance policy until the stand down period of your new one has lapsed
10 Apr 17, 5:02am
ANZ keen to keep KiwiSaver business to itself, Group CEO Shayne Elliott says, as bank mulls future of its wealth operations
9 Mar 17, 8:47am
Psychiatrists call for government review on the way life insurers treat people with mental illness; Underwriter explains extent to which industry goes to fairly assess possible risks of mental illness
20 Feb 17, 4:12pm
Financial advisers' disclosure requirements to be dealt with by regulation not legislation; Govt seeks to remain flexible on the matter
1 Nov 16, 12:19pm
Jenée Tibshraeny on how life insurance will continue to be 'sold' and not 'bought' without more transparency
29 Sep 16, 9:11am
How opting for non-underwritten quick and easy life insurance could see you end up paying more for weaker cover
5 Aug 16, 3:29pm
Suncorp still has reinsurance available to cover its February 2011 Canterbury earthquake costs, unlike its competitors
6 Jul 16, 2:02pm
Churn, trips to Vegas, and high upfront commissions in the life insurance sector, but what about the banking sector?
29 Jun 16, 11:36am
FMA warns commissions paid to financial advisers risk bumping up the price of life insurance; Goldsmith remains adamant commissions won't be banned
28 Jun 16, 5:05am
Rock bottom interest rates around the world slow NZ insurers' premium growth
31 May 16, 3:53pm
An update on what's been going down in the insurance industry this week: Tower shareholders appear jittery; Suncorp launches Tinder-like app; Partners Life gets $200m boost; Delta extends level of cyber security cover available in NZ
13 May 16, 7:03am
NZIER says there's a business case for insurers to walk away from commission-based distribution models
23 Apr 16, 5:02am
A look at the AMP KiwiSaver scheme that attempts to fend off circling sharks with an exclusive bundled insurance offering
30 Mar 16, 9:51am
NZ's largest health insurer Southern Cross makes major expansion into online life insurance business
4 Mar 16, 4:05pm
MJW actuaries tell the Government the life insurance industry isn't capable of fixing conflicts of interest in the way it sells its products itself
15 Feb 16, 5:28pm
Peter Neilson leaves Financial Services Council with his CEO position disestablished; members struggle to unite as industry goes through major regulatory shake-up
24 Nov 15, 10:07am
Life insurers call for banks to get the same level of scrutiny they're receiving, as the industry undergoes a regulatory shake-up
23 Nov 15, 5:05am
NZ's 'Trowbridge Report' sets out case for more consumer-centric approach in life insurance sector with crackdown on commissions
17 Nov 15, 5:16pm
Insurance sector warns most NZers will be seriously strapped for cash if they get too sick to work; financial literacy expert says insurers should swap 'product-based' approach for 'needs-based' approach
15 Oct 15, 1:25pm
Nib lifts competition for Southern Cross Health Society, buying OnePath Life's health insurance book and arranging to distribute its products through ANZ's wealth specialists


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