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Life stages & looking ahead

Life stages & looking ahead

For most of us, our insurance needs change over time. In our early twenties we may have few financial responsibilities, and may consider ourselves bulletproof and see no need for insurance at all.

Issue 8 - November 2015
Future Insurability Option

Future Insurability Option

If you know you are going to need significantly more cover in the future than what you need right now – maybe you’re planning to enter the property market in a couple of years time – the Special Events Increase cap of 75% probably won’t be enough. In that case, there is the Future Insurability Option.

Issue 8 - November 2015
Fathers' Breakfast 2015

Fathers' Breakfast 2015

For nearly 25 years The Parenting Place has been serving families, helping mums and dads do the best they can in the most important role they will ever have.

Issue 8 - November 2015
Welcome to Partners Papers 7 - Have you heard?

Welcome to Partners Papers 7 - Have you heard?

Here at Partners Life we have chosen to distribute our products to consumers through Independent Financial Advisers who are not tied or aligned to any one product provider (including us).

Issue 7 - June 2015
Why quick & easy is not always best

Why quick & easy is not always best

Is it necessary to have a financial adviser? In short, no. There are several differences, however, in the potential outcomes when using an adviser compared to purchasing insurance directly from an insurer.

Issue 7 - June 2015
The importance of Advice

The importance of Advice

In recent years, New Zealand has seen an influx of ‘direct distribution’ in the insurance space. That is, insurance companies selling their products online, through ‘tied’ channels such as banks, or through no-advice, online comparative tools. So, how do these options compare to seeking advice from an independent adviser?

Issue 7 - June 2015
Commissions

Commissions

Over the past few years, there has been a significant amount of media coverage focused on financial advice, and specifically the commissions paid to financial advisers for the sales of insurance and investment products.

Issue 7 - June2015
Safeguarding your policy

Safeguarding your policy

Now that you understand how advisers are paid, you may be wondering what’s to stop an adviser moving the same clients from one insurance company to the next every few years, just to get another up-front commission? Glad you asked. However first of all, let’s take a step back…

Issue 7 - June 2015