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New Zealanders’ Financial Resilience Shines Through Tough Times

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 1:39 pm | Financial Services Council

The latest round from the Financial Services Council’s Financial Resilience Index shows that despite the last six months being one of the most challenging periods in recent history, New Zealanders have remained remarkably resilient and confident ... More >>

Generations Lifts Off Tomorrow Morning

Monday, 12 October 2020, 3:40 pm | Financial Services Council

Generations, the Financial Services Council 2020 Digital Conference, lifts off tomorrow, Tuesday 13 October, from 8am. Richard Klipin, Chief Executive Office of the Financial Services Council said, “I am thrilled to launch the digital edition of this industry ... More >>

KiwiSaver Shows Its Resilience

Friday, 2 October 2020, 2:56 pm | Financial Services Council

The 2019/20 KiwiSaver Annual Report from the FMA shows the resilience and robustness of the scheme says the Financial Services Council. “After a decade of growth, the last year and the global onset of Covid-19 and associated economic uncertainty posed ... More >>

Countdown To The 2020 Financial Services Council Annual Conference

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 8:54 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council has released further detail about its annual conference to be held on 8 and 9 September 2020, in Auckland. “The FSC conference has become an unmissable event on the annual calendar and this year is no different,” says ... More >>

It’s Not About The Money – Kiwis’ Tricky Relationship With Their Finances Revealed

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 7:54 am | Financial Services Council

New research commissioned by the Financial Services Council provides a unique look at New Zealanders’ relationship with money and how it affects their decisions and wellbeing. The first in a three part research series, Money and You , surveyed 2000 ... More >>

COVID-19 Delivers Unprecedented Hit To Kiwis’ Financial Resilience

Monday, 25 May 2020, 8:40 am | Financial Services Council

The first survey in a major new series commissioned by the Financial Services Council has revealed that COVID-19 has delivered an unprecedented hit to New Zealanders’ financial resilience and wellbeing. The Financial Resilience Index tracks how Kiwis ... More >>

Financial Services Council Connecting The Sector

Friday, 10 April 2020, 7:19 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council launched their webinar series this week, the latest addition to their Connect programme to guide, support and educate the sector through Covid-19. Richard Klipin, Chief Executive of the Financial Services Council, said ... More >>

Managing Your Risk When You Need It Most: Five Important Questions Kiwis Are Asking

Friday, 3 April 2020, 1:27 pm | Financial Services Council

The last few weeks has seen our day to day lives turned upside down as Covid-19 has gone from a distant news headline to the new norm for all of us. Richard Klipin, Chief Executive of the Financial Services Council, said “There’s no denying that ... More >>

Government’s Response To Covid-19 Commended

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 1:33 pm | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council has commended the Government’s response to Covid-19 and its collaborative approach to ensuring that the financial services industry can manage through the Covid-19 pandemic. “This is one of the most challenging situations ... More >>

FSC Guidance On Coronavirus And Life Insurance

Monday, 16 March 2020, 3:30 pm | Financial Services Council

As the coronavirus situation continues to escalate the Financial Services Council says there are some important issues for New Zealanders with life and health insurance to be aware of. “In this time of uncertainty, if you are concerned, the first and ... More >>

Default KiwiSaver Move To Balanced Funds A Win For Kiwi Savers

Monday, 2 March 2020, 3:46 pm | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council has welcomed the changes to KiwiSaver default schemes as a win for savers but has sounded a note of caution about the potential for politicisation of the scheme. “The key changes announced to the default fund settings are great ... More >>

Gambling on Life – New Zealand’s Underinsurance Problem

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 8:27 am | Financial Services Council

New research commissioned by the Financial Services Council (FSC) has revealed the high number of New Zealanders that are underinsured when it comes to their lives, their incomes or suffering a major illness. The third and final part in the FSC’s ... More >>

Get In Shape Advice Summit 2020 launched

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 11:04 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council, Financial Advice New Zealand, the Financial Markets Authority and MBIE has launched the Get In Shape Advice Summits 2020 which will be held across New Zealand in February. More >>

Financial Services Council welcomes insurance law reform

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 9:31 pm | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council has welcomed the proposed changes to insurance contract law announced by the Government today. More >>

Annual KiwiSaver Report Card shows good progress

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 8:13 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council (FSC) has welcomed the release of the annual FMA report on KiwiSaver and the solid progress it shows in a number of key areas over the last year. More >>

Financial Services Council comment on FMA & RBNZ Review

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 10:26 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council acknowledges the release of the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) and Reserve Bank (RBNZ) review into the response of life insurers’ to the Conduct and Culture Review process, and the strong message that faster progress ... More >>

Top talent recognised in the Financial Services Industry

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 9:38 am | Financial Services Council

The industry’s top talent was recognised yesterday evening at the Financial Services Council 2019 Awards, following a packed agenda on day one of the Towards Wellbeing Conference. More >>

Moments of Truth – the role of life insurance for Kiwis

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 9:07 am | Financial Services Council

New research commissioned by the Financial Services Council (FSC) has revealed New Zealanders views of life insurance and the vital role it plays in their lives. Moments of Truth takes a deep-dive look at exactly what Kiwis think of the sector, their ... More >>

New Zealand’s trillion dollar KiwiSaver challenge

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 6:58 pm | Financial Services Council

New Zealand’s trillion dollar KiwiSaver challenge The Financial Services Council (FSC) has today released a new discussion paper, KiwiSaver 2050: Pathways to the Future , aimed at kickstarting a conversation about how New Zealand can make the ... More >>

FSC appoints expert Disciplinary Committee to uphold Code

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 3:01 pm | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council (FSC) has announced the appointment of an expert Disciplinary Committee to oversee the application and enforcement of the new FSC Code of Conduct. The Code has been effective from 1 January 2019 and the Committee’s role is to ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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