insurance premiums

13 Jan 18, 8:55am
Youi points to US study that finds marital status is almost as significant in car insurance pricing as age and gender; Says it has never rejected a legitimate claim based on marital status
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11 Jan 18, 11:14am
Youi charges single and divorced drivers 16% to 21% more for car insurance than married drivers. Why? Jenée Tibshraeny shares her view
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6 Dec 17, 11:31am
Insurers suffer record losses due to weather events in 2017, but recoup some of these through premium hikes; Reinsurers remain committed to New Zealand
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13 Sep 17, 7:31am
With a strong economy, modest insurance premium increases, and the EQC Act review set to benefit insurers, S&P says quakes and cyclones aren't deterring reinsurers from the NZ market
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29 Aug 17, 5:06pm
Insurance brokers say higher EQC and fire service levies, as well as a changing market post-Kaikoura, could see the cost of insuring some buildings increase by more than 50%
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10 Aug 17, 2:21pm
Jenée Tibshraeny weighs up whether nib's new health insurance products are using gimmicks to sugar-coat, or substance to justify, price increases
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8 Aug 17, 1:44pm
What the Commerce Commission's ruling on the Vero/Tower merger reveals about the state of New Zealand's insurance oligopoly more broadly
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22 Jun 17, 11:26am
First NZ Capital suggests a 10% to 20% increase in homeowners' insurance premiums next year will spur them to shop around
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30 Mar 17, 5:02am
New rates set to fund amalgamated fire and emergency service; Changes to see people with home, contents and car insurance pay around $38 more a year
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16 Mar 17, 9:06am
Insurance Council says the Government consulting on how to levy insurance to fund new fire and emergency service shows how complicated and costly the regime is
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23 Feb 17, 7:40am
IAG commits to employing 'targeted rates increases' in the wake of the Kaikoura quakes; Says it has been hiking motor insurance premiums throughout the country as more car owners are making claims
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2 Dec 16, 12:02pm
IAG's chief risk officer believes Wellingtonians will soon stop being subsidised by insurance policyholders in other parts of the country for living in a quake hotspot
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17 Nov 16, 9:58am
Geof Mortlock calls for policyholder compensation to be introduced to prevent taxpayers covering the costs if an insurance company goes bust
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27 Oct 16, 1:58pm
Fire Service Commission proposes insurance policyholders up their contributions to the service by nearly 40% next year
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28 Jun 16, 5:05am
Rock bottom interest rates around the world slow NZ insurers' premium growth
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3 Feb 16, 4:11pm
Ando Insurance CEO John Lyon discusses how what you look at on Facebook or buy from the supermarket could influence what you pay for insurance
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5 Jan 16, 6:11pm
Insurers worry about climate change but the changes in 2015 actually lowered their losses. But premiums won't be reducing and they warn about becoming complacent
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28 Nov 15, 5:02am
Statistics NZ figures confirm big jump in home insurance costs since 2011
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4 Sep 15, 1:36pm
A look into how your Facebook friends, credit record, spending patterns, driving habits and medical record could determine what you pay for insurance
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4 Aug 15, 1:56pm
Suncorp NZ sees dollars as it recovers from the Canterbury earthquakes
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