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
Does life insurance pay for cancer? (the answer is yes)
January 21, 2020 by Kerry
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...
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...
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,...
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....
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?
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...
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...
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 in...
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...
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...
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.