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FMA urges 'extreme caution'

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FMA urges public to take 'extreme caution' if dealing with NZ registered building society General Equity, an entity highlighted several times by interest.co.nz

BNZ offers advice on 'avoidable' loan interest

BNZ Auckland marketing gimmick advises homeowners on how to 'shred' thousands of dollars in home loan interest

A look at the future of P2P lending

Prosper president Ron Suber tells interest.co.nz to expect NZ P2P lending to branch into real estate, student loans and insurance

What keeps FMA CEO awake at night

FMA boss Rob Everett says complacency is his biggest regulatory fear

Fix for one year says ANZ

ANZ says fixing your mortgage for one year is probably the best strategy at the moment

'The end of banking secrecy'

NZ banks baulking at global FATCA style initiative OECD describes as a 'step-change' in tackling & deterring cross-border tax evasion

NIMBYs by a different mother

Terry Baucher says the lack of a capital gains tax makes tax policy illogical, and unfair to those priced out of the housing market

Lawyers want visual diagrams for borrowers

NZ Law Society calls for visual diagrams to help borrowers understand fees and interest over the life of a credit contract

Who should savers vote for?

Gareth Vaughan takes a look at what the main political parties are offering savers ahead of the September 20 election

How to think about fixed vs floating

Bernard Hickey looks at how to think about whether to fix or float and what bank economists are saying about interest rates now the RBNZ is 'on pause'

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