Wednesday, September 18, 2019

General

Research Reveals Consumer Perception of Life Insurance Types

Life insurance is seen by consumers as a more black and white process and easier to make a claim, compared with critical illness and...

Provider-Customer Communication Must Improve – IFSO 

The Insurance & Financial Services Ombudsman has called for better communication between financial service providers and their customers. The IFSO’s latest Annual Report reveals a...

Claims Experience Changes Kiwis’ View of Life Insurance for the Better

How New Zealanders view life insurance, the sector and their experiences of it, has been revealed in the latest research commissioned by the Financial...

Education’s Role in Becoming a Professional

As the financial services sector undergoes sweeping changes, Rod Severn from Professional IQ College writes that now is the time for advisers to knuckle down and...

MDRT Inaugural Global Conference Wrap

Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) held its inaugural Global Conference in Sydney last week, increasing its cross-continent representation for the association’s 72,000 life insurance...

More New Zealanders Need to Talk About Money

New research has found that most New Zealanders would rather talk about drugs, alcohol and politics than money, and many don’t talk about money...

Bright Ideas Shared at MDRT Global Conference

Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) held its first ever Global Conference in Sydney this week. The four day conference drew in over eight thousand delegates...

Lack of Trust Remains an Issue

New consumer research released by Australian regulator, ASIC, has confirmed consumers see value in financial advice but that barriers, including the trust factor, prevent...

Timeline Revealed for Banking Royal Commission Recommendations

The Australian Federal Government has released the implementation program it has developed for the 76 recommendations stemming from the Banking Royal Commission. The implementation program...

Poll Results – Time to Grow

In our latest poll, we asked whether you intended to expand your team and bring onboard new advisers in 2020. At the time of writing,...