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29 Jul 15, 1:51pm
How to make sure you're not under-selling the value of your house to your insurer
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29 Jul 15, 11:24am
Observations from Brazil, the pitfalls of having more money than sense, living frugally, the Chinese-sounding name debacle, creating ethical robots and more
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28 Jul 15, 5:27pm
New bank customers leapfrog existing customers in receiving bank mortgage rate cuts
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28 Jul 15, 10:09am
A Rothbury financial adviser discusses the pros and cons of taking out health insurance when you're young, and suggests a cheaper alternative
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28 Jul 15, 5:02am
Elizabeth Kerr is super excited about the NZX providing Kiwis access to international ETFs for their Money Machines
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22 Jul 15, 2:26pm
Ernst and Young and Chapman Tripp pick out the loopholes and unintended consequences in new law to collect foreign buyer and investor data; suggest all buyers submit data
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17 Jul 15, 11:32am
Labour proposes giving small businesses option of 'Pay As You Earn' tax instead of provisional tax; Greens, NZ First keen too; Joyce says Govt already looking at it
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16 Jul 15, 10:56am
Statistics NZ reports Consumer Price Index rose 0.4% in June qtr vs 0.3% fall March qtr after 8.8% rise in petrol prices; annual inflation up to 0.3% from 0.1%
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15 Jul 15, 11:03am
Did you know? A guide to understanding the selling and buying prices for gold and other precious metals in New Zealand
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14 Jul 15, 5:01am
Elizabeth Kerr ponders if early retirement is just a fad - or will it become a modern cultural shift?
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11 Jul 15, 10:17am
Labour releases leaked data from Auckland real estate firm showing 39.5% of house sales from Feb to April were sold to buyers with Chinese names; not clear if residents or not
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9 Jul 15, 1:06pm
Nick Smith announces all rental properties that can be insulated have to be insulated by July 2019; smoke alarms compulsory from July 2016; Govt decides against WOF; will beef up enforcement instead
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7 Jul 15, 5:03am
Elizabeth Kerr questions the morality of using the same manipulative tactics as used by one-day-deal websites to sell her old stuff on Trade Me
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3 Jul 15, 3:07pm
Smith and Brown announce two new greenfield Special Housing Areas in South Auckland for up to 1,800 new homes as Auckland Council appears to end moratorium on new greenfield SHA consents
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1 Jul 15, 5:25pm
A total of 540 student loans worth a record $17.7m written off due to bankruptcy in one year
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30 Jun 15, 4:00pm
New Zealanders borrowing at their fastest rate since the Global Financial Crisis with net home loan growth up $1.5b in a month
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30 Jun 15, 5:02am
Elizabeth Kerr looks at how to weight the sale and purchase agreement in your favour if buying property
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29 Jun 15, 11:36am
Key, English defend possibility that Queensland-based housing charity could buy quarter of state houses up for sale; Labour, NZ First say move 'desperate' and social housing reforms now a 'farce'
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23 Jun 15, 5:05am
Elizabeth Kerr looks at money from a different - biblical - perspective in response to the Pope's message last week
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18 Jun 15, 5:56pm
Bernard Hickey looks at whether to fix or float and how long to fix when the Reserve Bank is cutting interest rates and targeting Auckland property investors
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