Tuesday, March 26, 2019

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Professional IQ College Offers Rebate for Advisers  

Professional IQ College has confirmed it will be able to reduce the overall cost of the NZ Certificate in Financial Services Level 5 for...

Study Confirms Preference for Human Advice Over Robo Advice

A study released by the MDRT organisation affirms that consumers want technology to complement, rather than replace, human financial advisers. The research findings are based...

Mike King Named New Zealander of the Year 

Mental health advocate, Mike King, has been named KiwiBank’s 2019 New Zealander of the Year. The recognition is given to an individual who has made...

Customers Want Ecosystem Services From Insurers – Report

Ecosystem services are something insurance customers globally want more of and play a part in driving their loyalty to insurers, a report has found. Bain...

Australian Fintech Grows Presence Among Kiwi Risk Advisers

Australian-based fintech platform for financial advisers, Worksorted, is growing its presence among New Zealand financial advice companies and has reported receiving software enquiries weekly...

Poll Results – Challenging Times

The results from our latest poll are in, but we wonder whether we would have seen the same results if we'd released it following...

Latest Poll – Life Insurance Business in 2019

In a changing advice environment, we're keen to know your outlook for 2019 when it comes to writing life insurance new business. The NZ financial...

Consumers Seek More Explanation on Fees and Products

Consumers want more explanation around fees and suitability of products from their financial advice providers, according to a recent survey by the Financial Markets...

Poll Results: Underwriters Lead the Way

The results from our latest poll suggest that while some things change, others stay the same. In what is sure to be a pivotal and...

Research Dispels ‘Traditional View’ of Financial Services Sector 

Research released by the Financial Services Council has shone new light on the contribution of the broader financial services sector to the New Zealand...