New Zealanders are Fat and in Denial About it, Says Survey

Independent research conducted for the annual Cigna 360° Wellbeing Score found that of the study comparing 11 countries New Zealanders were not only the chubbiest, but were “wildly off the mark” in estimating how fat they were. “I think it’s normal to be overweight now,” New Zealand Nutrition Foundation dietitian Sarah Hanrahan said. “More than half the population is overweight. You…

Does your financial adviser really care about your interests?

The Financial Advisers Act 2008 was enacted to increase the responsibility of Financial Advisers towards their clients.  The current legislation is complicated with a number of definitions that confuse people.  To understand the legislation, you need to understand: An Authorised Financial Adviser (AFA) is a higher designation than a Registered Financial Adviser (RFA) Personalised advice…