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FSC Calls For More Time On NZ Income Insurance Scheme

Monday, 16 May 2022, 5:03 pm | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council of New Zealand (FSC) in its submission on the proposed New Zealand Income Insurance Scheme (NZIIS) has called for more time and wider industry engagement to ensure that the scheme is best placed to achieve its objectives. “The ... More >>

FSC Applauds Nadia Lim And Invites Simon Henry To Join Campaign To Grow Women’s Financial Wellbeing

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 9:33 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council (FSC) has responded today to comments made by Simon Henry, the CEO of NZX- and ASX-listed company DGL, with regards to celebrity chef and entrepreneur Nadia Lim last week. “The FSC and our members are disappointed ... More >>

Financial Services Council Rallies Organisations To Grow Women’s Financial Wellbeing

Monday, 2 May 2022, 5:30 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council [FSC] today began a three-month, pan-sector campaign to take meaningful action to improve the financial wellbeing of our wāhine.  Over 80% of women surveyed by the FSC rated their financial wellbeing moderate, low ... More >>

The Lost Generation? FSC Research Reveals Younger New Zealanders Bearing The Brunt Of The Current Economic Climate

Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 10:48 am | Financial Services Council

The latest Financial Services Council (FSC)’s research report, ‘ Money and You – The Lost Generation?’ shines a light on the profound impact the pandemic, rising living costs, inflation and wage stagnation are having on younger generations. Among ... More >>

FSC Launches Flagship Conference For 2022

Wednesday, 30 March 2022, 9:52 am | Financial Services Council

The FSC has launched its flagship annual conference for 2022. The conference theme this year reflects the FSC vision to grow the financial confidence and wellbeing of New Zealanders. The FSC Conference 2022 will be held at the Cordis Hotel in Auckland ... More >>

FSC Calls On Organisations To Take Action On Women’s Financial Wellbeing

Tuesday, 8 March 2022, 9:13 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council [FSC] today launches a call to action to New Zealand organisations in the financial services sector and beyond to take meaningful action to improve the financial wellbeing of our wāhine. Over 80% of women surveyed by ... More >>

Financial Resilience Index Reveals 68% Of NZers Are Worried About House Prices & Growing Concern Around The NZ Economy

Friday, 4 March 2022, 6:36 am | Financial Services Council

The latest Financial Services Council (FSC) Financial Resilience Index (FRI) reveals growing concern among New Zealanders about the housing market and the direction of the New Zealand economy. 68% of survey respondents say they are worried about house ... More >>

More Kiwis Sign Up For Life Insurance In 2021

Tuesday, 1 March 2022, 9:55 am | Financial Services Council

The latest data snapshot released today by the Financial Services Council (FSC), shows another solid year of meeting customer needs for the life insurance sector, with the number of life insurance covers increasing by 92,000 to 4.2 million over ... More >>

Hilary Barry On Board For FSC International Women’s Day Event

Friday, 18 February 2022, 8:45 am | Financial Services Council

As part of its Diversity and Inclusion initiative that launched in December 2021 , the Financial Services Council [FSC] is celebrating International Women’s Day with an incredible lineup of speakers. The online event, to be held 10.30am-11.30am ... More >>

FSC Welcomes Release Of Income Insurance Scheme Discussion Paper

Wednesday, 2 February 2022, 3:54 pm | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council (FSC) has welcomed the release of a discussion paper on the Government’s proposed income insurance scheme. “The development of a national income insurance scheme is a significant step and one that needs to be carefully ... More >>

FSC Research Reveals Over 80% Of Women Rate Their Financial Wellbeing As Moderate To Very Low

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 3:28 pm | Financial Services Council

Over 80% of Kiwi women rate their level of financial wellbeing as moderate, low or very low, and over 70% feel that financial wellbeing influences their overall wellbeing. That’s according to the latest ‘Money and You’ research released ... More >>

School Students Lead The Way In Money Management – FSC Competition Winners Announced

Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 6:34 am | Financial Services Council

Tuesday 30 November 2021 The Financial Services Council [FSC] ran its inaugural Why Does Money Matter school video competition this year, an initiative that aimed to start kids, teachers and families talking about money. The challenge was to make ... More >>

KiwiSaver Grows By 17% Despite Impacts Of Covid-19

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 9:11 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council (FSC) quarterly data snapshot shows that total KiwiSaver funds under management has grown around $15.7 billion to $90.8bn in the year to 30 September 2021. Richard Klipin, Chief Executive of the FSC, said “It’s great ... More >>

A Resilient Year For The Financial Services Council - Membership Grows By 23%

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 8:55 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council (FSC) marked a resilient year at its 2021 AGM, reflecting strong membership growth and an expanded remit for the organisation despite the ongoing challenges of Covid-19. Highlights of the year included: The Digital Generations ... More >>

Financial Services Council Launches Online Financial Wellbeing Hub For Kiwis

Wednesday, 3 November 2021, 8:56 am | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council [FSC] has today launched ‘ Money and You’ , a new online hub to help Kiwis build their financial wellbeing. Utilising FSC consumer research and industry expertise, the platform brings together in one place conversations ... More >>

Unlocking The Potential Of New Zealand’s Financial Front Line

Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 10:41 am | Financial Services Council

New research from the Financial Services Council (FSC), “ Unlocking the Potential of Professional Financial Advice, ” has shown that the sector has remained resilient despite the challenges of Covid-19 and regulatory change and continues to provide ... More >>

Financially Challenged: Why We Need Advice More Than Ever Before And Why We’re Not Getting It

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 6:32 pm | Financial Services Council

New research has revealed that despite a booming property market forcing many of us to take on record levels of debt, making financial advice more important than ever before, most New Zealanders are missing out on the benefits of it. The third ... More >>

New Disclosure Guide Released For Advice Community

Monday, 9 November 2020, 11:49 am | Financial Services Council

As part of its Get in Shape series and its support for the advice community the Financial Services Council has developed a new Disclosure Guide to help advisors through upcoming changes to disclosure requirements . Under the the Financial Services ... More >>

FSC Enjoys A Solid Year Of Growth Despite Challenges

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 5:34 pm | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council (FSC) has seen a solid year of member growth and increased revenues, the organisation announced at its 2020 Annual General Meeting today. In a year of two distinct stages, members of the Financial Services Council ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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