Life insurance 101. Good basics - and a fascinating case study as to why you need insurance, even for basic reasons. In a falling property market even a simple mortgage can get a surviving partner into a lot of trouble in a very short time. Link.
Health risks and the colour of drinks and anti-freeze. Link.
Term life pricing variability - and if you don't think this happens in New Zealand, you'd better do a few quotes on some of the stranger combinations (try female, smokers, with high sums insured, for example). Link.
The complete and excellent cavalcade by John Leppard is over here.