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...
Are you naughty enough?
April 15, 2019 by Jane
you'd better get yer feet up yer gumboots.
April 04, 2019 by Jane
Gumboots in NZ are synonymous with famers, cows, mud, Taihape, utes and Barry Crump. They are not usually identified as school footwear or associated with urban teenagers. But tomorrow,...
Does NZ need World Harmony day?
March 20, 2019 by Jane
At Pinnacle Life this week, as we are sure many business and individuals around the country have been doing, we’ve been talking a lot about our backgrounds and culture, our...
International Women's Day #balanceforbetter
March 07, 2019 by Jane
It's International women’s day on March 8. This year the theme for International Women’s Day is #BalanceforBetter. It’s a call-to-action for driving gender...
Work making you miserable? Choose happy.
February 13, 2019 by Jane
Going back to work after a summer break can be hard. In theory, we’re all returning refreshed and recharged but what if your job is making you miserable or...
Keeping it in plain English - explaining policy documents
February 05, 2019 by Jane
The idea behind life insurance is simple, you pay premiums to a company and when you die they pay some money to your loved ones, so why does that need...
Would your Life Insurance cover your mortgage?
January 30, 2019 by Jane
The kiwi ‘she’ll be right attitude’ flies in the face of needing Life Insurance. Which means we are significantly under-insured, especially in Auckland, or if we’re aged over 55.
Health checks every woman turning 50 should be having
December 10, 2018 by Jane
When we talk about famous women over 50, there are a number of very beautiful women who come to mind. Many of us can probably can rattle them off...
How life expectancy is changing - 50 really is the new 40
November 27, 2018 by Jane
In 1968 a person born in New Zealand could expect to live to 71.3 years of age. Today, the average is 81.6. That’s an extra 10 years of living! ...
Why 50 is the new 40
November 22, 2018 by NZME
These days, at 50, instead of planning for retirement Kiwis are living life to the fullest.
Do you have a bucket list? Life Insurance can help you achieve it.
November 12, 2018 by Jane
Do you have a bucket list? maybe one with lots of fabulous destinations or adventures you want to have? maybe to drive a Porsche? own a house? or run...
Life Insurance for Home Buyers
October 23, 2018 by Jane
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...
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 critical...
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...