Baby Boomers

20 Dec 18, 10:40am
Mauldin Economics' Patrick Watson says we all miss an opportunity by letting the needs of seniors go unanswered. Loneliness is expensive because it is unhealthy
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1 Jun 18, 7:38am
Treasury boss Gabriel Makhlouf says the age of superannuation entitlement ‘probably should increase’ to help manage what an economist calls NZ’s ‘looming fiscal time-bomb’
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2 Apr 18, 7:55am
The NZ Initiative's Richard Baker says the Bank of Mum & Dad is a transfer of wealth to the young, leaving the parents with new debt and expense, and highlighting all that's wrong with our housing market
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17 Mar 17, 9:18am
Brian Fallow probes National, Labour & NZ First's stances on superannuation and argues they are too relaxed about the snowballing costs
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15 Mar 17, 12:44pm
Auckland to lead NZ jobs growth over next four years as Christchurch falls below national average, Infometrics says
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10 Mar 17, 11:47am
'It is harder for young people these days to buy a house than it was for the Baby Boomers. This is not because of greed by older people,' Tony Alexander says
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6 Mar 17, 1:32pm
Anthony Healy tweets apology for Tony Alexander's 'inflammatory remarks' about the housing crisis, saying inter-generational debates aren't helpful
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2 Mar 17, 5:06pm
BNZ's Tony Alexander challenges young people to drink as many lattes, hire as many feng shui consultants and subscribe to as many TV channels as the boomers did, if they want to buy a house
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14 Nov 16, 4:50pm
Baby boomers leveraging off capital gains to buy investment properties rather than paying off the mortgage as they head towards retirement
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11 Oct 16, 11:46am
John Mauldin argues the global central bank community’s policies have created an environment of risk that is looking more and more like a bubble in search of a pin
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31 Aug 16, 2:14pm
We know banks are holding back OCR cuts from borrowers, so what sort of deal are savers getting?
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26 Jan 16, 9:39am
Deloitte labels Generation X the next big fee pool for financial services firms with retirement, debt management and budgeting for large expenses on their agenda
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20 Sep 15, 5:00am
Bernard Hickey looks ahead to the election of 2029 to see what the backlash of a generational change in power might look like
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14 Sep 15, 9:18am
NZ Initiative's Jason Krupp says there is clear hypocrisy when someone who resists urban change in their suburb bemoans the fact that their children cannot get on the property ladder
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19 Aug 15, 3:03pm
New Auckland apartments are costing more than stand alone houses as baby boomers drive demand for higher quality developments
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19 May 15, 6:04am
RBNZ kicks plans to develop specific bank capital requirements for reverse mortgages into touch, for now
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15 May 15, 10:13am
Kirdan Lees on the benefits of Seattle, Klippa - Swedish for cut, art vs science, Latin America's hangover, millennials & baby boomers, it isn't 1987, the UK election, Dilbert & more
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22 Apr 15, 2:06pm
Westpac survey shows complacency among SMEs when it comes to using new technology to grow their businesses
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17 Mar 15, 5:00am
John Bolton says lack of supply will prop up house prices in the foreseeable future but he sees the Auckland market as an increasingly 'speculative play'
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16 Mar 15, 10:14am
With mortgage rates unlikely to fall further without an OCR cut, it may be time to take the bird in the hand, says John Bolton
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