Personal Finance

15 Nov 18, 9:26am
History is made with the weighted average one year fixed mortgage rate falling below 4% for the first time ever, bumped lower by Thursday's cut by TSB
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13 Nov 18, 1:59pm
ASB cuts one rate to 3.95% but raises two others as the sub 4% rate level embeds in the current home loan market; only three stragglers to go now
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12 Nov 18, 5:05pm
Another major bank reduces one mortgage rate below 4%, leaving only ASB and Kiwibank as majors with no offers at this new level
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12 Nov 18, 2:27pm
Cybercrime and scams run through email, phone calls, text, mail, and door knocks could be costing up to $0.5 bln per year. A big bank has some advice about how to avoid being a victim
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12 Nov 18, 1:31pm
BNZ unveils two year 3.99% home loan rate from November 13 as mortgage wars intensify
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12 Nov 18, 9:05am
ANZ follows up its new lower one year rate with a $3000 cash back incentive, with conditions that include promising to stay with them for three years
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12 Nov 18, 6:02am
With wholesale interest rates turning higher, Kiwibank tests the waters with a new 'special' one year term deposit rate offer that is +15 to +25 bps higher than its rivals
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10 Nov 18, 9:43am
We examine the margin shifts as wholesale money rates rise just as one large mortgage bank cuts a key rate, looking at the pressures and motivations for the move
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10 Nov 18, 9:00am
New Zealand's largest home loan lender challenges its main rivals with a sub-4% one year fixed mortgage rate - just as wholesale swap rates turn up
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7 Nov 18, 3:24pm
Government's suggestion of establishing a legal duty for banks to consider customers' long-term outcomes would be a shift to a fiduciary duty of care from buyer beware
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5 Nov 18, 9:49am
Kiwibank is the next one to chop a key home loan rate, reducing its one year fixed rate to 4.05% as the main banks follow the challenger banks lower
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3 Nov 18, 11:17am
Three cuts from a rising challenger bank tighten the rate competition for home loans. While none of these reductions are market-leading, they reinforce the downward trend in mortgage rate offers
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3 Nov 18, 9:57am
Heavy buying by just three dictatorships add significantly to current gold demand, but are overwhelmed by even faster supply flows. Prices are falling. Investors are shying away
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3 Nov 18, 9:43am
Moneyhub's Christopher Walsh takes a deep look at a SME capital raising sector that was touted as 'the next big thing' but has struggled to gain traction and credibility in New Zealand
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2 Nov 18, 11:08am
Consultation document for next stage of Reserve Bank Act review gives clear signals that some form of formal protection for bank depositors is likely to be introduced
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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
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31 Oct 18, 10:18am
Two and a half years after putting NZ finance subsidiary UDC on the block, ANZ says it's 'putting on hold' all sale discussions
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31 Oct 18, 10:04am
Another bank trims a key fixed home loan rate. We review where the market is settling to and assess how much lower it could go as banks try to protect their margins
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30 Oct 18, 11:07am
Average annual housing costs rose faster than average annual household income over the past decade, Statistics NZ says
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29 Oct 18, 9:33am
The Little Black Book of Scams: no matter what type of scam, here are eight common features to be on the lookout for
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