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...
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...
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?
New look for Pinnacle Life!
April 26, 2018 by Jane
In a reflective moment recently when we actually LOOKED...
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...
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...
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...
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. ...
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 challenging...
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...
Obesity is a leading cause of death.
October 11, 2017 by Michelle
Almost one in three adult New Zealanders (over 15 years) is obese, and one in ten children. New Zealand has the third highest adult obesity rate in the world,...
What happens with my life insurance after I die?
September 13, 2017 by Kerry
When you take out a life insurance policy, it’s for the benefit of those you leave behind. You want to make sure your loved ones are taken care...
What did the buffalo say to his son when he left for college?
August 29, 2017 by Jane
Bison! Love them or hate them, Dad jokes can give you the giggles even when they’re terrible.
Crowdfunding or Insurance – which would you choose?
August 27, 2017 by Gillian
We all want to help our friends in times of tragedy. Sometimes we are also drawn to help people we have never met. Everyday day we read about misfortunes...
Cancer now more common than getting married or having a first baby
July 26, 2017 by Michelle
Research from the UK suggests that developing cancer is now more common than getting married or having a first baby. In the UK more than 350,000 cancers are diagnosed each...
I'm Young and Single - Why Should I Take Out Life Insurance Today?
July 11, 2017 by Jane
It's true that young, healthy adults are at very low risk of death. Sure, accidents can happen or you might end up being among the unlucky few that develops...
Emirates Team New Zealand - the risks were worth taking!
June 30, 2017 by Michelle
It is a brilliant thing that Emirates Team New Zealand have managed to pull off. Let’s bask in the glory of winning something that challengers are set up to lose...
What do you mean, insurance for adult children?
June 14, 2017 by Jane
At some point our children will start to spread their wings, launch into their own lives and, importantly, become financially independent. Thinking about insurance is part...
What do I need to think about for my family’s future?
May 29, 2017 by Kerry
There are a lot of things that need organising to make sure that your family is well protected if the unexpected did happen, and you were no longer around. ...
Why would I need life insurance?
May 08, 2017 by Michelle
If you have someone who might be dependent on you now, or be a significant part of your life in the future, then you probably want to protect their...
Isn’t Income Protection Insurance the same as Health Insurance?
April 05, 2017 by Michelle
We were asked this question by a customer the other day – and the answer is no! Income Protection insurance can help by providing you with a regular monthly payment to...
Can I get Income Protection cover if I’m self-employed?
March 06, 2017 by Kerry
Making sure that you have protection if you can’t work if you are ill or injured is particularly important if you’re self-employed as you are likely to have...