Massey University Financial Advice Research

Welcome to the Financial Advice Research Triage. We aim to highlight financial planning research, teaching, and media activities that are useful to various stakeholders in the financial advice industry. The applied teaching in Financial Advice and research allows us to better understand how New Zealanders manage their financial lives, including engagement with investments and insurance.

This research team is located within the Massey Business School and is based at the Palmerston North campus of Massey University.

A Perfect Storm in Insurance (Soon to be published)

Financial Services Council/ Massey University
Report | Exploring Underinsurance with New Zealand (2011)

A comment on how changes in commission structure affect the profit and value of an insurance advice business.
Effect of Commission Changes on your Insurance Business

A downloadable template enabling users to assess the impact of changes in commission structure on their business.
Commission structure template

News/Media | 2015 - 2012

Stuff | December 2 2015
World-first research into insurance industry's quake response

Good Returns | November 24 2015
FSC report a missed opportunity

Good Returns | November 24 2015
MJW missed their chance

Stuff | July 13 2015
Proposed EQC changes 'weak'

Good Returns | September 30 2014
Time to rename advisers

Good Returns | June 4 2013
Govt should regulate commissions

Massey News | April 8 2013
Kiwis under-insured by $650 billion – new study

Massey News | August 9 2012
Insurers rocked by poor earthquake response

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