Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Worried about your insurance plan?

Worried about your insurance plan? Then talk to AdviceFirst Auckland Financial advisor Ken Holmes.


There comes a time, usually in our late forties, when the newspaper becomes hard to read and we are forced to spend some money with the optometrist. The frames and lenses we buy are our insurance that we can continue to read.

In 1957 Ken first ignited his lifetime love of reading at Haumoana Primary School. His teachers Mrs. King and Miss Howard along with the headmaster Mr. Frank Bacon provided the wisdom and encouragement that established in him a passion that eventually lead him to staying awake all night in front of a large open fire reading the likes of Hemingway, Steinbeck and Upton Sinclair.

As Ken's reading has changed his love of books continues.

Now, however, he needs the insurance of a good pair of reading glasses to enjoy the content. In the same way, we and our families will need the security of insurance if we wish to continue to enjoy what we have taken for granted in our life.

When we were young we were infallible and foolproof and we were young and dumb enough to find a fix, a solution to almost any catastrophe. But as we get older our ability to find answers to ever-increasing difficulties in financial security, provide for an expanding family and to put in place a funded net to protect our hard-earned assets and abilities can sometimes seem beyond the capabilities we demonstrated in our youthful innocence.

This is why we have access to and should put in place an insurance portfolio. Sure, Ken has read his share of Hemingway and Steinbeck however he has also studied risk strategy and read the right stuff on how a person should plan for financial security. A wise person should talk with Ken and learn the secrets behind building a successful plan for them and their family – who knows you may both share a love for literature!

ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Post-Post: Brian Roche To Step Down As NZ Post CEO

Brian Roche will step down as chief executive of New Zealand Post in April 2017, having led the state-owned postal service's drive to adjust to shrinking mail volumes with a combination of cost cuts, asset sales, modernisation and expansion of new businesses. More>>

ALSO:

Company Results: Air NZ Rides The Tourism Boom With Record Full-Year Earnings

Air New Zealand has ridden the tourism boom and staved off increased competition to deliver the best full-year earnings in its 76-year history. More>>

ALSO:

New PGP: Sheep Milk Industry Gets $12.6M Crown Funding

The Sheep - Horizon Three programme aims to develop "a market driven, end-to-end value chain generating annual revenues of between $200 million and $700 million by 2030," according to a joint statement. More>>

ALSO:

Half Full: Fonterra Raises Forecast Milk Price

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited today increased its 2016/17 forecast Farmgate Milk Price by 50 cents to $4.75 per kgMS. When combined with the forecast earnings per share range for the 2017 financial year of 50 to 60 cents, the total payout available to farmers in the current season is forecast to be $5.25 to $5.35 before retentions. More>>

ALSO:

Keep Digging: Seabed Ironsands Miner TransTasman Tries Again

The first company to attempt to gain a resource consent to mine ironsands from the ocean floor in New Zealand's Exclusive Economic Zone has lodged a new application containing fresh scientific and other evidence it hopes will persuade regulators after their initial application was turned down in 2014. More>>

Wool Pulled: Duvets Sold As ‘Premium Alpaca’ Mostly Sheep’s Wool

Rotorua business Budge Collection Limited (Budge) and sole director, Sun Dong Kim, were convicted and fined a total of $71,250 in Auckland District Court after each pleading guilty to four charges of misrepresenting how much alpaca fibre was in their duvets. More>>

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news