Viewing entries tagged with 'Life Insurance'

Want to live til you're 90? Better live like a life insurer

24 April 2017

Stuff: The life and health insurance industry used to be an unhealthy industry to work in. Long hours, a drinking culture, and socialising with insurance advisers took its toll on the waistlines and fitness of the male-dominated industry.  More>  

Tactical calls have harned LifeDirect

1 March 2017

Goodreturns: “Tactical calls” have harmed LifeDirect but Trade Me is not giving up on the insurance platform, the group’s chief executive says. In reporting its first-half profit this month, the online auction website reported a year-on-year decline in revenue of 11.3% for LifeDirect, caused by a drop in traffic. More>

Paper: genetic testing in New Zealand

4 January 2017

Victoria University: Direct-to-Consumer genentic investing empowers consumers, but there are concerns that life insurance companies or employers can get legal or illegal access to this data.  More>

AXA dispute heads back to court

23 December 2016

Goodreturns: A protracted legal battle over AXA's refusal to pay out on the life insurance policy of a murdered Bangladeshi migrant is heading back to court after the Court of Appeal overturned the High Court's summary judgment against payment. More>

Life insurance will continue to be 'sold' and not 'bought'

2 November 2016

Jenée Tibshraeny on how life insurance will continue to be 'sold' and not 'bought' without more transparency. More>