Scarily, Kiwis are typically under-insured or not insured at all. With hefty mortgages this puts many of us at risk of losing our homes if the worst happens. A recent...
Life Insurance for Home Buyers
October 23, 2018 by Jane
Divorce and Life Insurance
October 03, 2018 by Jane
Going through a divorce is rough. Especially if there are kids involved. While thinking about your life insurance policies may not seem important, in fact it becomes even more...
Pinnacle Women – celebrating 125 years of suffrage
September 19, 2018 by Jane
Here’s something you may not know about us at Pinnacle Life. We are a female dominant company. We have a female CEO and have done for nearly 4 years, first...
Get your selfie covered
September 04, 2018 by Jane
Getting a quote for Life Insurance in NZ got a whole lot easier last month when we launched our ‘get your selfie covered’ campaign, a first for NZ.
Celebrate our birthday - 20 years!
August 27, 2018 by Jane
Over 20 years ago Noel Vaughan had an idea about making Life Insurance accessible to New Zealanders. That idea became Pinnacle Life.
10 is a powerful number
August 14, 2018 by Jane
10 minutes is a big deal at Pinnacle Life because we know that’s how long it take to apply online for a policy with us, for 7 out of...
What can I buy with $5?
July 31, 2018 by Jane
You can buy some pretty cool things for $5. Which, when all it takes is waving a card around is easy to do without even thinking about it. Kmart...
Do I need Serious Illness insurance?
July 11, 2018 by Jane
If a serious illness happens to you how will you pay for it? Recovering from a serious illness can be expensive
What's the Difference between Funeral and Life Cover?
June 27, 2018 by Jane
There are many different types of insurance policies. They include home and car insurance to covering your pet. All of them are designed to help you prepare for expensive and...
How does Income Protection actually work?
June 12, 2018 by Jane
You’ve been told it’s a good idea to have it… but how does income protection actually work?
Why is my occupation not covered?
May 30, 2018 by Jane
We get lots of questions about Income Protection, especially around why some occupations aren't covered.
Do I need Income Protection Insurance?
May 15, 2018 by Jane
We get more questions about Income Protection insurance than any other type of cover. The main one being ‘do I even need it?’
May 07, 2018 by Jane
Because Pinnacle Life are so technology based, we spend a lot of time focused on our digital customer experience. Most kiwis only apply for life insurance once, maybe twice in...
New look for Pinnacle Life!
April 26, 2018 by Jane
In a reflective moment recently when we actually LOOKED at...
Keeping up in a digital world
April 24, 2018 by Jane
It’s a different world today if you’re just entering the workforce compared to 30 or even 20 years ago. Not only are the skills required different, but so is the...
Who’s more online savvy, you or your kids?
April 11, 2018 by Jane
Research indicates that while parents still favour more traditional careers for their offspring, children are keen on jobs with a technological...
Pinnacle Life appoints new CEO
March 28, 2018 by Jane
Pinnacle Life Chairman Jack Porus announced today that Gillian Vaughan has been appointed the company’s new Chief Executive.
Who wants some extra money?
March 23, 2018 by Tim Riley from My Tax Refund
Many people do not realise that they may be entitled to a tax refund. In fact more people than not are due at least one refund in the last five...
It's International World Happiness Day! How good are you at being happy?
March 21, 2018 by Jane
We all know people who exude happiness and smiles. They seem to bounce not walk and tackle the challenges of family life, jobs and personal stuff head on. What are...
Are you prepared? a legacy checklist
March 19, 2018 by Jane
No-one likes to think about life after they’re gone, least of all parents. But once you’ve got a few things sorted you can banish most of those worrying thoughts from...
Happy International Women’s Day
March 08, 2018 by Jane
Not so long ago, generally speaking, men were the higher income earners (if not the only household earner) and consequently controlled the family spending, allowing their wives an allowance for...
Money flying out the door? Time for a family financial review.
February 27, 2018 by Jane
For parents it’s the time of year when it can feel like money is flying out the door. Uniforms and stationery have been purchased, school donations often still need...
Not all technology is created equal
February 13, 2018 by Jane
As a digital business we are always interested in technology and technological advancements, sometime we find things that are alarming rather than exciting.
Group Life Scheme designed for kiwi businesses
February 01, 2018 by Michelle
New Zealand is a country where businesses with less than a 100 employees are the cornerstone of our economy. So we’re really proud to have partnered with Belong...