Monday, April 12, 2021

Change and Transformation at Fidelity Life: Introducing Melissa Cantell

The recent arrival of Melissa Cantell at Fidelity Life heralds a new era at the insurer in more ways than one... Cantell’s appointment as the firm’s new CEO in itself serves as a portent of...

Nib Promotion Covers Pre-Existing Conditions

Health insurer nib is offering to cover a range of pre-existing conditions for new customers joining its Ultimate Health or Ultimate Health Max plans via nibApply by 30 June 2021. The company says its limited...
Cigna Live with Gail Coster and Jehan Casisander.

Cigna Launches a ‘No Clawback’ Option

Cigna launched a new commission model this week that ends clawbacks within the first two years of a policy being taken out. Renewal commissions will also be paid from month two. In a live stream...

Why Good Advisers Are Worth Their Weight

Chatting with a client who had moved to Australia for a fresh start lead to a much-needed $90,000 insurance payout. It's one of the many stories former financial adviser Gary Hemmings remembers from his...

New AMP CEO Appointed

AMP Limited has appointed Alexis George as its new group Chief Executive Officer to take over from Francesco De Ferrari who will retire from the role as the company completes its portfolio review. A statement...

Financial Advice to Outline Revised Constitution at Roadshows

Financial Advice NZ is to hold a series of FAP roadshows across the country in June where revisions to the organization's constitution will also be outlined. While venues have not been announced, Katrina Shanks, CEO...

Poll

Third of Advisers Won’t Apply For a FAP Licence

The results of our latest survey should be a wake-up call to the industry with only half of respondents saying they plan to apply for a FAP license before their transitional license expires in...

Tide Has Turned on Attitudes to Training

There's been a sea-change in the mindset of advisers when it comes to professional training according to Strategi Institute's Altaf Shaikh. He says the firm's enrolment numbers, Radar licence subscriptions, and analysis of questions being...