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 is...
What can I buy with $5?
July 31, 2018 by Jane
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
Summer Safety - on the water
January 31, 2018 by Kerry
In the last of our blogs on Summer Safety, we’re hitting the water. We Kiwis love our boats. Whether it’s sailing, fishing, kayaking, water skiing or cruising. ...
Summer Safety - on the beach
January 09, 2018 by Jane
In the third of our blogs on Summer Safety, we head to the beach. Slap on the sunblock The first step in being summer safe in NZ and on the...
Summer Safety - around the BBQ
December 21, 2017 by Michelle
BBQs are a great NZ tradition. Many of us are looking forward to a Christmas dinner cooked on the barbecue rather than one cooked in the oven. Followed...
Summer Safety - on the road
December 05, 2017 by Jane
Road safety has been making headlines again as we approach the busy summer season and the road toll for 2017 tops last year’s total. (Radio NZ). Holidays periods are typically the...
Not the Christmas you planned …
November 22, 2017 by Jane
A few weeks ago we wrote about being prepared for the ‘silly season’. While for most Christmas is a time for festivity, for many it can be a...
Don't just 'see through' the silly season - own it!
November 09, 2017 by Jane
Its nearly upon us… that time of year when your calender goes nuts, there’s no time for exercise because you’re too busy going to Christmas parties and end of year...