Personal Finance

27th May 20, 2:40pm
BNZ makes further cuts to both home loan and term deposit rates, and resets its Standard mortgage rates lower across the board. The pace of reductions isn't slowing
BNZ makes further cuts to both home loan and term deposit rates, and resets its Standard mortgage rates lower across the board. The pace of reductions isn't slowing
27th May 20, 2:40pm
26th May 20, 12:06pm
ANZ takes term deposit rate offers down to levels never seen before, with almost no offers above 2%. It is hoping savers just take it despite significant benefits for shifting to another bank
ANZ takes term deposit rate offers down to levels never seen before, with almost no offers above 2%. It is hoping savers just take it despite significant benefits for shifting to another bank
26th May 20, 12:06pm
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26th May 20, 10:15am
If you don't have a 20% deposit for a house purchase, all banks will add some serious additional costs to your repayments - but a few add a lot less than others
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If you don't have a 20% deposit for a house purchase, all banks will add some serious additional costs to your repayments - but a few add a lot less than others
26th May 20, 10:15am
25th May 20, 4:03pm
HSBC grabs the 'lowest rate' mantle with sharp cuts for all terms for its Premier offers, none over 3%, and the lowest home loan rate ever at 2.60% for a one year fixed term
HSBC grabs the 'lowest rate' mantle with sharp cuts for all terms for its Premier offers, none over 3%, and the lowest home loan rate ever at 2.60% for a one year fixed term
25th May 20, 4:03pm
23rd May 20, 10:01am
Kiwis need to get into the habit of contributing uninterrupted for long periods of time says Summer's Martin Hawes, and KiwiSaver is the right way to do that
Kiwis need to get into the habit of contributing uninterrupted for long periods of time says Summer's Martin Hawes, and KiwiSaver is the right way to do that
23rd May 20, 10:01am
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22nd May 20, 3:17pm
Kiwibank reduces one to five year fixed-term mortgage rates for borrowers with at least 20% equity, taking its one-year rate to a new record low
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Kiwibank reduces one to five year fixed-term mortgage rates for borrowers with at least 20% equity, taking its one-year rate to a new record low
22nd May 20, 3:17pm
22nd May 20, 2:07pm
BNZ gets back in the ring with a 'special' rate card all below three percent, including all rates for three, four and five years fixed
BNZ gets back in the ring with a 'special' rate card all below three percent, including all rates for three, four and five years fixed
22nd May 20, 2:07pm
22nd May 20, 10:07am
Now its ASB's turn to push down home loan interest rates, with a market leading target at 2.69% for two years fixed, and trumping all their main rivals
Now its ASB's turn to push down home loan interest rates, with a market leading target at 2.69% for two years fixed, and trumping all their main rivals
22nd May 20, 10:07am
21st May 20, 6:38pm
Westpac joins the fray with a market leading two year fixed rate, but doesn't reduce standard rates so the difference grows to unusual levels
Westpac joins the fray with a market leading two year fixed rate, but doesn't reduce standard rates so the difference grows to unusual levels
21st May 20, 6:38pm
21st May 20, 3:16pm
Reserve Bank figures show credit card billings plunged 41.3% in April, bringing billings back to levels last seen in 2006
Reserve Bank figures show credit card billings plunged 41.3% in April, bringing billings back to levels last seen in 2006
21st May 20, 3:16pm
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21st May 20, 12:50pm
TSB joins ANZ offering a home loan rate of 2.79% fixed for one year. It cuts four other rates, two of them to below 3%. It cuts term deposit rates too
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TSB joins ANZ offering a home loan rate of 2.79% fixed for one year. It cuts four other rates, two of them to below 3%. It cuts term deposit rates too
21st May 20, 12:50pm
20th May 20, 6:35pm
ANZ cuts its one year mortgage special to 2.79%, lower than its main rivals and matching the lowest one year rate anywhere. Cuts most other fixed rates too
ANZ cuts its one year mortgage special to 2.79%, lower than its main rivals and matching the lowest one year rate anywhere. Cuts most other fixed rates too
20th May 20, 6:35pm
15th May 20, 9:14am
BNZ rounds out the home loan rate cut trend with their own set, matching key rivals. They also made matching term deposit rate cuts
BNZ rounds out the home loan rate cut trend with their own set, matching key rivals. They also made matching term deposit rate cuts
15th May 20, 9:14am
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14th May 20, 2:53pm
HSBC says it will cut fixed mortgage rates for its Premier rate card, but not until Thursday, May 21. However at this time, the signaled rates are among the most competitive for four popular terms
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HSBC says it will cut fixed mortgage rates for its Premier rate card, but not until Thursday, May 21. However at this time, the signaled rates are among the most competitive for four popular terms
14th May 20, 2:53pm
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14th May 20, 11:00am
Term deposit rates dive deep into unexplored territory, at record lows with the strong prospect of sinking further to very dim depths. Savers are realising you can't fight the RBNZ and its LSAP bazooka
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Term deposit rates dive deep into unexplored territory, at record lows with the strong prospect of sinking further to very dim depths. Savers are realising you can't fight the RBNZ and its LSAP bazooka
14th May 20, 11:00am
13th May 20, 5:42pm
It is becoming a 2% world in the home loan sector as markets and regulators actively open up the space to cut rates further, and savers focus on 'safety' rather than 'return' for their nest eggs
It is becoming a 2% world in the home loan sector as markets and regulators actively open up the space to cut rates further, and savers focus on 'safety' rather than 'return' for their nest eggs
13th May 20, 5:42pm
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12th May 20, 4:21pm
Rapid fire breaks out in the mortgage wars as combatants each aim at marginally different territory. Borrowers watch as the landscape becomes very fluid very quickly
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Rapid fire breaks out in the mortgage wars as combatants each aim at marginally different territory. Borrowers watch as the landscape becomes very fluid very quickly
12th May 20, 4:21pm
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11th May 20, 5:46pm
New Zealand's largest bank follows two of its main rivals down with one home loan offer of 2.99%. TSB follows, going down to 2.89%. But savers pay with large term deposit rate cuts
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New Zealand's largest bank follows two of its main rivals down with one home loan offer of 2.99%. TSB follows, going down to 2.89%. But savers pay with large term deposit rate cuts
11th May 20, 5:46pm
10th May 20, 10:13am
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Trustees need to ensure they comply with the prudent investor rule and take steps to ensure the trust they manage is set up to avoid potential claims by beneficiaries, says trusts lawyer Tammy McLeod
Trustees need to ensure they comply with the prudent investor rule and take steps to ensure the trust they manage is set up to avoid potential claims by beneficiaries, says trusts lawyer Tammy McLeod
10th May 20, 10:13am
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8th May 20, 2:22pm
FMA cautions new investors against piling into the NZX if they haven't done their homework, as its Aussie counterpart proves retail investors trying to time the market are failing miserably
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FMA cautions new investors against piling into the NZX if they haven't done their homework, as its Aussie counterpart proves retail investors trying to time the market are failing miserably
8th May 20, 2:22pm

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