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Insurance changes should make process easier for consumers

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 8:23 pm | Financial Advice New Zealand

Government proposals to overhaul insurance contract laws should make the whole process of taking out insurance easier and simpler to understand for consumers, says Financial Advice New Zealand. More >>

Withdrawals for investment properties would dilute scheme

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 8:09 am | Financial Advice New Zealand

Relaxing KiwiSaver rules around first home withdrawals to include investment properties defeats the purpose of the scheme, says Financial Advice NZ. More >>

Financial Advisers support more transparency in draft bill

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 7:23 pm | Financial Advice New Zealand

Financial Advice New Zealand welcomes the Government’s draft exposure bill that will set disclosure requirements in the new financial advice regime. More >>

Consumers big winners from new financial conduct regime

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 2:07 pm | Financial Advice New Zealand

Consumers are the big winners from today’s moves by the Government to introduce a new regime to regulate financial conduct, says Financial Advice New Zealand Chief Executive Katrina Shanks. More >>

Grande Dame of Personal Finance Advice Honoured

Friday, 13 September 2019, 1:55 pm | Financial Advice New Zealand

Marie Quinn, who runs her own boutique personal advisory service from her Parnell office, has been honoured by her peers in Financial Advice New Zealand after a 25 year career in the financial advisory industry. More >>

Talking about money matters

Friday, 6 September 2019, 4:42 pm | Financial Advice New Zealand

As financial advisers, our members know all too well the positive impact that having a conversation about financial circumstances, goals and issues can have on the financial health, wealth and wellbeing of Kiwis. The simple act of taking the time to talk ... More >>

Financial Advice NZ applauds SOP on Kiwisaver Amendment Bill

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 4:01 pm | Financial Advice New Zealand

Financial Advice New Zealand welcomes the Supplementary Order Paper on the KiwiSaver Amendment Bill, being debated in Parliament today. More >>

Consumer NZ Report Disappointing Says Financial Advice NZ

Monday, 24 June 2019, 10:44 am | Financial Advice New Zealand

The report - Fixing the Insurance Market - released today by Consumer NZ highlights the importance of seeking quality advice through an adviser who belongs to an Association committed to quality outcomes for New Zealanders, says Katrina Shanks, CEO of Financial ... More >>

Financial Confidence And Capacity Essential to Wellbeing

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 5:49 pm | Financial Advice New Zealand

Wellbeing must include financial wellbeing says Financial Advice New Zealand following the release of the 2019 Budget. More >>

Tax Recommendations - Response from Financial Advice NZ

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 4:14 pm | Financial Advice New Zealand

Tax Working Group Recommendations - Response from Financial Advice New Zealand More >>

Commission review for insurance sector welcomed

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 3:15 pm | Financial Advice New Zealand

Financial Advice New Zealand, the largest financial adviser membership organisation in the country, welcomes the FMA and RBNZ Report | Life Insurer Conduct and Culture. More >>

Kiwis have high levels of financial risk

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 10:49 am | Financial Advice New Zealand

Food for thought: • Each year in 54,800 Kiwi households, the main earner’s income is lost through long term illness, and over 50% lose it for six months or more1 • Debt is at a record high: the household debt-to-income ratio has increased dramatically, ... More >>

Tweaks Don’t Hit the Mark

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 3:22 pm | Financial Advice New Zealand

Katrina Shanks, CEO of Financial Advice New Zealand says the Select Committee review of the Financial Services Legislation Amendment Bill (FSLAB) has fallen short of the mark for both Kiwis and the advice profession. More >>

Financial Advice NZ Announces Member Advisory Committees

Monday, 11 December 2017, 1:45 pm | Financial Advice New Zealand

The newly incorporated professional body for the financial services sector, Financial Advice New Zealand, is moving full steam ahead on its plans for the industry by forming four Member Advisory Committees that will give voice and representation to specific ... More >>

New Era for Financial Governance

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 9:27 am | Financial Advice New Zealand

Financial Advice New Zealand Represents a New Era for Governance, Independence & Standards as a Professional Body More >>

 

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