Friday, July 1, 2022

Opinion

How Insurance Can Help Ease the Pandemic’s Toll on Consumers

GUEST COLUMNIST – KATRINA SHANKS Over the past two-and-a-half years we’ve seen the world re-configure at a dramatic pace, says Katrina Shanks. It has also...

Concerns Remain Over Government’s Proposed Income Protection Scheme

GUEST COLUMNIST – KATRINA SHANKS To gauge the impact of the Government's proposed Income Protection Scheme, Financial Advice NZ held a webinar where advisers discussed...

New Ideas and Conversations Ready to be Ignited

GUEST COLUMNIST – KATRINA SHANKS Ignite – it’s the core theme and title of our 2022 Financial Advice NZ conference, which is shaping up to...

Insuring the Unvaccinated – a Dilemma for the Industry

How insurers take Covid-19 vaccination status into account when setting life and health premiums is fraught with issues, as Andrew Horne and Olivia de...

Fees for Advice Risk Consumers Being Offered ‘Vanilla’ Advice

If the financial advice sector is forced to drop commission payments then it could risk leaving consumers with a handful of corporates offering them...

Delivering Quality Advice – and the Meaning of Life

GUEST COLUMNIST – KATRINA SHANKS In this column, I often talk about how recent events are challenging society as a whole, and individuals in their...

Kicking Off The Year of Full Licensing

GUEST COLUMNIST While we don’t know what the next few months have in store, one thing we do know is that FAP full licensing will...

Celebrating the Wins of a Challenging Year

GUEST COLUMNIST At Financial Advice NZ we are fortunate to represent a vibrant sector, populated by great people who really care about Kiwis’ wellbeing, says...

Four Ways Insurance Advisers Can Help Kiwis in 2022

GUEST COLUMNIST With a well-deserved break on the horizon, the time seems appropriate to collect our thoughts on how 2022 could shape up, says Financial...