Health officials agree that there is a risk of a Coronavirus, also known as COVID19, pandemic. What does that mean? What is a pandemic? What's the difference between...
Should we be worried about a coronavirus pandemic?
February 24, 2020 by Jane
Why you should buy your life insurance online
February 04, 2020 by Jane
Shopping online has been growing in popularity since the advent of the internet. Today, by far the most popular e-commerce is retail shopping, in NZ the biggest online retailers...
Does life insurance pay for cancer? (the answer is yes)
January 21, 2020 by Kerry
If you are diagnosed with cancer, life cover can help you financially while you focus on getting the treatment you need, including paying bills or treatment
Is life insurance worth it? 5 reasons why we think it is
January 07, 2020 by Kerry
Having life insurance is a good idea if you have financial obligations that mean your loved ones would suffer if you weren’t around to pay for things like the rent...
Expert tips to improve your life balance before Christmas
December 17, 2019 by Jane
This time of year can very quickly swing from feeling fun and joyous to utterly stressful all in one day. Either way, it can be a tricky time of year...
Your (simple) New Zealand wedding planning checklist
December 03, 2019 by Jane
Getting married should be one of the best days of your life. It can also be the most stressful and can easily become overwhelming. The peak time for weddings...
How age affects your life insurance (explained)
November 19, 2019 by Jane
One of the biggest factors in determining the price of your life insurance premium is your age. Whilst generally we think that anytime is good for getting life cover,...
Sleep best life insurance policy you can have (says world sleep expert)
November 06, 2019 by Jane
“There is not one process in the human body, (that we’re aware of) that isn’t improved by sleep”. Matthew Walker, world renowned sleep expert, is busy telling the world we...
Top tips to getting your life insurance money quickly
October 15, 2019 by Jane
We’ve paid 98.9%* of the claims made on our policies. That’s because everything we do, from the moment you first take out a policy, is about making sure we...
No pay for 4 weeks? - find out how you could pay your bills
October 08, 2019 by Jane
The risk of not being able to work is higher than we like to think. It’s easier to put our head in the sand and tell ourselves that the chances...
How to find your way to your best mental wellbeing
September 25, 2019 by Jane
Its mental health awareness week this week and the theme for 2019 is ‘Explore your way to wellbeing.’ This means it’s all about discovering the experiences, actions, relationships...
5 steps to declutter your finances (including life insurance)
September 10, 2019 by Jane
So you’ve Marie Kondo’d your wardrobe and your plastics drawer, but have you thought about your finances? Spring is in the air but it’s still pretty wet out there,...
7 things to keep up to date on your life insurance
August 28, 2019 by Jane
We don’t always know how things are going to pan out. Life changes, we all know that. Which is why at Pinnacle Life we try to make it...
Is suicide covered by a life insurance policy?
August 27, 2019 by Michelle
This is not an uncommon question, particularly in New Zealand, where unfortunately our suicide rates are...
When can I stop having life insurance?
August 14, 2019 by Jane
We don’t very often talk about when is the right time to stop having life insurance. We’re usually more interested in making sure you've got it when you need it....
Are you lucky like the Ferns?
July 30, 2019 by Jane
The Silver Ferns didn’t rely on their luck to change in order to clinch a win. Shear hard work, sweat, tears and a focus on the end goal from...
What does Policy Owner mean?
July 16, 2019 by Jane
If you died who would you want to be looked after? And how do you make sure they get the money?
How much is life insurance? (compared to my car insurance)
July 03, 2019 by Jane
A couple of weeks ago, this reporting caught our attention. Clearly this reporter thinks it’s cheaper to insure her car than her life. Which made us question, is it?
Why we chose 'Protect your Luck'
June 18, 2019 by Jane
With any ‘luck’ one of the conversations around your dinner table this week has been our new advertising campaign. After spending a week getting your attention with an unbranded...
Are you in the 30%?
June 12, 2019 by Jane
30% of all people who start an application with Pinnace Life are eligible for our Healthy Living discount and if we only look at our non-smokers that goes up to...
Avocado, Pizza or Life Insurance? What would you choose?
May 29, 2019 by Jane
Life Insurance can feel like a grudge purchase. Premiums go up every year as you get older with no additional benefits. Even when you first takeout a policy you...
Bullying Free Week NZ
May 14, 2019 by Jane
It’s Bullying Free week this week. The aim of Bullying Free, which is run by the Ministry of Education, is to prevent bullying in Aotearoa. They provide support and resources...
How to be financially fabulous in your 40’s
May 02, 2019 by Jane
We’re offering 10% off Life Cover for people aged 40-49 up until the end of May. Which got us thinking, what does financially fabulous look like in you’re 40’s?
Are you naughty enough?
April 15, 2019 by Jane
If you’re in your forties, or older, you possibly have memories of your parents turning 40 and the song by Dave and the Dynamos from 1983. I’m pretty sure...