Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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Your Opinion Wanted on Proposed Income Protection Scheme

Financial Advice NZ is calling for submissions from across its membership to help it form a response to the government's proposed income insurance scheme. The...

Cigna’s Free Cover Offer to End

Time's running out for financial advisers wanting to offer their clients up to $30,000 of free critical illness cover from Cigna. The offer expires...

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...
Grant Willis, Executive General Manager Life, at Asteron Life.

Asteron Life Continues to Transform While Supporting Advisers

Since September 2020 Grant Willis (pictured) has been overseeing the sales, products, claims and client servicing at Suncorp New Zealand’s Life division – Asteron...

Commission Creep Concern for FMA

The FMA has restated its ongoing concerns around what it refers to as ‘commission creep’ within the financial advice sector. Its concern was raised in...

Heavier Focus on Compliance and Business Consolidation Predicted for 2022

Each year regulators such as the FMA, Department of Internal Affairs, and the Commerce Commission say they will increase their regulatory activities. However, 2022...

Cigna Extends Campaign Offer for Advisers and Clients

Cigna has announced an extension of its two-month free cover offer for new and existing policy holders, while paying advisers double service commissions for...

Young, Tech-Savvy Professionals – Faces of the Future

Any talk of financial advisers leaving the industry in droves before the end of the two-year transition period has been quashed by training firm...

Kiwis at the Heart of Regulatory Changes says Minister Clark

The financial wellbeing of all New Zealanders is at the heart of regulatory changes to the financial sector, said Minister David Clark during his...