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About the same.
23% (51 votes)
Better off.
22% (47 votes)
Much worse off.
20% (44 votes)
Much better off.
19% (42 votes)
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Harmoney goes live

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Kiwibank grows credit card marketshare

Helped by Air NZ airports cards, Kiwibank grows credit card marketshare by 40 basis points

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Brett King of Moven on the mobile banking app becoming the primary financial relationship between bank and customer

Mobile overtakes internet banking at BNZ

BNZ says its mobile banking customers can now instantly top up 2degrees, Vodafone prepay mobile phones

Do first home buyer subsidies work?

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National would double first home buyer subisidies; Labour says it would just pump up prices; Labour trims election promises; Labour sets climate, transport policies

'Get in now and fix your borrowings'

Westpac's chief economist Dominick Stephens argues now's a great time to fix loans because financial markets have got it wrong; Your view?

Key and National down in DigiPoll

National and Key down in DigiPoll, but still well ahead of Labour, which also fell; Key's word questioned over Slater's OIA to SIS; Labour would re-open Hillside and keep Invermay

Key says Greens smoking pot on Budget

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Key says Greens 'smoking pot' with budget surplus promise; Key says knew nothing of SIS briefing on Slater's OIA request because he was on holiday in Hawaii; Key's poll rating slumps

Greens eye bigger Budget surpluses

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Green Budget plan sees bigger forecasts and more debt repayment; SIS watchdog launches inquiry into OIA request for Slater; National up in Roy Morgan poll

Banks align mortgage cash incentives

Cash contributions 'the currency expected in a home loan offer,' Co-operative Bank CEO says as his bank 'meets the market'

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