consumer debt

14 Feb 19, 5:00am
KPMG warns banks of threats to their lucrative credit card business from rivals and regulators if they don't get on the front foot and assist struggling borrowers
12 Feb 19, 9:43am
ANZ NZ to stop offering Mastercard credit cards in April as it goes exclusive with rival Visa
1 Feb 19, 12:16pm
The emergence and growth of 'buy now, pay later' services has caught the eye of competitors and regulators. Stephen Forbes takes a look at the fast growing sector
30 Jan 19, 5:00am
Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Kris Faafoi establishing new regulatory powers targeting new credit products
17 Dec 18, 5:00am
Credit card users should take advantage of low-interest cards, balance-transfer deals & interest-free periods, Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says
11 Dec 18, 5:00am
Credit card market 'a real area of customer harm', says The Co-operative Bank's CEO David Cunningham
10 Nov 18, 10:02am
Gareth Vaughan argues credit cards should be the first target for our regulators if they're serious about making banks protect or enhance customer interests & outcomes
8 Nov 18, 7:45am
Licensed P2P lender Harmoney says it has facilitated loans across New Zealand and Australia valued at $1 billion
1 Nov 18, 2:25pm
Benefits of making lenders disclose the effective cost of credit, by combining interest rates & fees, deemed not sufficient to warrant the costs and complexities, MBIE says
26 Oct 18, 11:49am
Need some flex for whatever's next? Be prepared to pay heaps. We mystery shop the current Gem Finance personal loan offer
23 Oct 18, 2:51pm
MBIE strongly opposed to the introduction of a comprehensive creditor licensing regime as part of government's loan shark crackdown
12 Oct 18, 10:58am
Interest-free 'buy now pay later' products such as Afterpay, PartPay, Laybuy and Oxipay, to remain outside the CCCFA, MBIE says
10 Oct 18, 1:53pm
A lack of ability to assess financial costs and benefits seems to be behind most people choosing a credit card that isn't right for them. Optimism bias is at work here too
10 Oct 18, 10:10am
Loan shark crackdown includes interest & fee caps, fit & proper person test and tougher penalties, Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says
2 Oct 18, 2:12pm
Reserve Bank data shows non-bank financial institutions growing housing and consumer lending strongly
12 Sep 18, 12:11pm
Bernstein's Michael Parker takes a look at the growth of Chinese consumer debt and concludes that it may well be a problem, but not for a long time yet
17 Aug 18, 10:04am
Gareth Vaughan on when climate change was almost stopped, the theft of the century, debt piled on your children's children, tech bubbles, easy debt and a declining ability to think long-term & more
30 Jul 18, 11:04am
Ex-PM & ANZ NZ chairman John Key tells Mike Hosking of rising loan delinquencies & problems ahead for the global economy. Finance Minister Grant Robertson & ANZ respond 
5 Jul 18, 1:54pm
As NZ regulators investigate banks' conduct & culture they should take a leaf out of ASIC's book and probe the credit card market too, Gareth Vaughan argues
29 Jun 18, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan argues the flawed Financial Service Providers' Register is a factor in consumer lending problems & it should be dumped with consumer lenders licensed


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