Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Technology

New Marketing Automation Tool Launched For Risk Advisers

New Zealand based company, Advisor Promoter, recently launched a marketing automation tool specifically aimed at insurance advisers. The team of marketers have developed a system...

Linking Life Events With Provision of Advice

The idea to tie life events more strongly to certain forms of advice was put forward at the Financial Services Council’s Breakfast event ‘Advice...

Minister Faafoi to Address 2018 FSC Conference

The Financial Services Council (FSC) and Workplace Savings NZ have announced Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister, Kris Faafoi, will be making a keynote presentation at...

Reserve Bank Questions Risk Commission Levels

While The Reserve Bank has concluded New Zealand’s financial system remains sound, including its insurance sector, it has noted the level of risk commissions...

New GM Appointed at Evergreen Life

Former Managing Director of IDS, Barry Read, has been confirmed as the new General Manager of life insurance advice business, Evergreen Life. Evergreen Life Managing...

Jury Out on Impact of Robo-Advice

Our latest poll results suggest advisers lack interest in the impact of robo-advice services, and are unsure about whether it will benefit or disadvantage...

Robo-Advice – Friend or Foe?

Our latest poll seeks your views on whether you consider the advent of robo-advice to be a potential friend or foe for your business. One...

Robo-Advice to Channel Business For Human Advisers 

Kiwi Wealth has become the first financial services provider to receive robo-advice approval from the FMA and its GM Customer, Product and Innovation, Joe...

Insurtech – Friend or Foe to Advisers?

Insurance is experiencing a technological revolution throughout its entire value chain, says FinTechNZ General Manager, James Brown. Insurtech refers to types of new technology that...

Blockchain to Speed up Adviser-Insurer Processes

ANZ and IBM have announced they are developing a blockchain solution for the insurance industry, in conjunction with Suncorp New Zealand. The solution aims to...