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Research shows that Kiwis are underinsured.

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Research shows that Kiwis are underinsured.

Research shows that Kiwis are underinsured.
Do you have the protection you need?

Every parent wants the best for their family. But how would your family survive financially if you or your spouse suffered a serious accident or illness?

According to a recent research report commissioned by the Financial Service Council New Zealanders are under-insured by $650 billion.[1]

The research found that over the past five years, one in seven households has experienced a serious illness resulting in an inability to work for three months or more.

55 per cent of households would be unable to pay all their expenses and maintain their lifestyle within a month after sick leave and annual leave ran out.

It doesn’t have to be that way.

Get the protection you need

Set aside time now to ensure your family is protected from the unexpected. Whilst insurance can’t prevent serious illnesses and injuries from occurring, it can protect your family from the financial consequences such misfortune can bring.

From basic life cover to eliminate debts such as your mortgage, to monthly payments to take care of expenses if you can’t work for an extended period, I can help you formulate a life insurance strategy that suits your circumstances and budget.

If you would like to review your insurance needs or if you know anyone who would benefit from my services, please call me on 0800 226 765

Yours sincerely,   Mike Bennett

[1] Massey University, Exploring underinsurance within New Zealand, 2011


Mike Bennett

In 1985, after 7 years in the banking industry in NZ & London, Mike Bennett joined the Life Insurance Industry as an adviser. In 2001 he started “Acorn Insurance & Investment Ltd” with the key principle; “to satisfy the insurance and investment needs of New Zealanders with the best products and service possible”. To achieve the guiding principle of “best products and service” the “Acorn” uses various industry research tools to identify the best products and prices to meet our client’s needs. Acorn has agencies with most of New Zealand’s major insurance companies which means we are free to use whichever products best meet our client’s needs. Believing that if we get it right for our clients we will achieve win-win solutions. We also recognise that nearly all insurance solutions are a compromise between the benefits you’d like to have versus the premiums you’re prepared to pay – with this in mind we WON’T be trying to sell you more insurance than you need or want !!

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