Wednesday, 14 July 2021
How is money affecting our wellbeing? (latest research from the FSC)
Worrying about money can be bad for our mental health, and poor mental health can be bad for managing money.
Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Matariki. A time to reflect and reset
There's something quite calm about a winter reset.
Tuesday, 15 June 2021
What is a good amount of life insurance? (3 ways to calculate)
What is a good amount of life insurance is one of the most often asked questions we get at Pinnacle Life.
Tuesday, 1 June 2021
Change in income? How should that affect your life insurance?
A pay rise is something most of us like to dream about, but with an income decrease, we do less daydreaming and more serious thinking and planning.
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
Life Insurance, suicide and taxes (explained simply)
Suicide and taxes are among the most ‘googled’ terms when looking for life insurance, as there is a lot of confusion and misinformation about how they might affect your life cover.
Monday, 10 May 2021
Our own insurance young gun - Amy Cavanaugh GM Operations!
We’ve had a couple of things to brag about lately at Pinnacle Life.
Tuesday, 4 May 2021
What does a modern-day mother look like? And is Mother's Day still relevant in 2021?
At Pinnacle Life, we think a lot about who matters to us. Mothers, in whatever shape or form, matter.
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
What does life insurance cover? (and what's not covered)
Life Cover is a simple product.
Wednesday, 7 April 2021
What's a life insurance claims rate and why should you care?
Recent research conducted here at Pinnacle Life indicated a cynicism about life insurance claims payments.
Wednesday, 24 March 2021
Insurance is important even if you rent
If you’re worried about paying rent and putting food on the table each week, you’ve not got money going spare.
Tuesday, 9 March 2021
Our 8 top tips to having your best Autumn health yet
We scoured the health and wellness websites, googled health experts and asked our staff to come up with what we think are the 8 top tips for your best health this Autumn.
Thursday, 4 March 2021
Want life insurance advice without talking to anyone?
What if you could get advice about life insurance without paying a cent? And without having to talk to anyone? Where you are the expert?
Pinnacle Life is excited to be able to offer you just that. A tool you can use to get the advice you need, about what life insurance is right for you.
Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Rainbow families need Life Insurance too
With the pride festival winding down this week, we wanted to take a moment to acknowledge rainbow families. We know that finding the 'missing ingredient' takes consideration and planning that most heterosexual couples haven't had to give a second thought.
Wednesday, 10 February 2021
What do Valentine's Day and Life Insurance have in common?
Wednesday, 27 January 2021
Feeling stressed about money ? 7 steps to get back on track
If you've got school-age kids, you'll be hitting the final countdown for school to go back.
Tuesday, 12 January 2021
How do I choose a life insurance provider? A simple guide
We happily choose electricity providers, mobile phone companies and even car insurance providers for ourselves, so why does choosing a life insurance provider feel so much harder? If it's the first time you've decided that you need cover, and you've figured out how much you need, the next question is how to choose your provider.
Tuesday, 15 December 2020
Favourite Christmas ads for 2020
Something happened to time this year.
Wednesday, 2 December 2020
Five Life Insurance Myths - Busted
There are lots of excuses we use to delay getting around to sorting out our life insurance.
Wednesday, 18 November 2020
The 'new' great kiwi bucket list – what's on yours?
At Pinnacle Life we love bucket lists.
Wednesday, 4 November 2020
Why women need to start talking Finance and Life Insurance
Why do women not have the same financial knowledge as men? A new survey has highlighted that women’s financial knowledge falls far below men.
Wednesday, 21 October 2020
10 reasons to be happy you're back in NZ
For anyone returning to NZ, the welcome chorus of Maori powhiri and birdsong as one walks through the arrival's hall can be an emotional roller coaster.
Tuesday, 6 October 2020
How to talk about life insurance with your partner
Talking about life insurance means talking about death.
Wednesday, 16 September 2020
How to join in Māori language week - even if you're a beginner
Many Māori were denied recognition of te reo as their first language, including generations who had their knuckles rapped in school for speaking Maori.
Wednesday, 2 September 2020
How to 'level' up Father's Day 2020
It’s that time of year when Dad jokes appear in every ad break, and there are specials on power tools and men's socks and undies all through your Facebook feed.
Friday, 21 August 2020
Want a life insurance quote in 30 seconds? We show you how
At Pinnacle Life we’ve always believed in making Life Insurance simple and easy.
Tuesday, 4 August 2020
Have you 'adulted' this year? How a global pandemic is making us grow up
Don’t mistake adulating for adultery.
Wednesday, 22 July 2020
5 tips for creating Hygge kiwi style this winter.
When the weather turns dark, cold and wet, and we turn indoors rather than out, Hygge takes on a whole new level of importance.
Tuesday, 7 July 2020
How much life insurance do I really need? A checklist
How much life cover do I need to make sure that my family and loved ones will be ok should the absolute worst happen? It’s not something we want to spend time thinking about.
Wednesday, 24 June 2020
5 ways to celebrate Matariki in 2020 with your family
Matariki, named for a star that rises in the sky in mid-winter in New Zealand, is a celebration of people, culture, language, spirituality and history.
Friday, 12 June 2020
Do I have to pay taxes on a life insurance policy?
Income tax is due on 7 July.