Personal Finance

26th Feb 19, 1:41pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says government to go through Tax Working Group recommendations to see what will add to fairness & what's possible to gain consensus on in a coalition
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says government to go through Tax Working Group recommendations to see what will add to fairness & what's possible to gain consensus on in a coalition
26th Feb 19, 1:41pm
25th Feb 19, 10:33am
While interest rate offers between banks for home loans or term deposits are tightly bunched, that is not the case for savings accounts
While interest rate offers between banks for home loans or term deposits are tightly bunched, that is not the case for savings accounts
25th Feb 19, 10:33am
23rd Feb 19, 10:07am
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Men get into serious debt trouble when they lose their job in their 40s; women get into serious debt trouble through excessive use of credit facilities in their 20s, says the MBIE ITS
Men get into serious debt trouble when they lose their job in their 40s; women get into serious debt trouble through excessive use of credit facilities in their 20s, says the MBIE ITS
23rd Feb 19, 10:07am
20th Feb 19, 11:30am
In today's low interest rate world one-off investment opportunities touting high returns sound tempting. So how are they priced, what are the risks and who, if anyone, has regulatory oversight of them?
In today's low interest rate world one-off investment opportunities touting high returns sound tempting. So how are they priced, what are the risks and who, if anyone, has regulatory oversight of them?
20th Feb 19, 11:30am
20th Feb 19, 11:03am
Three more banks cut term deposit rates as offers bunch up in a tighter range. UDC exits. ANZ is the latest to trim its rate card following Westpac and the Cooperative Bank
Three more banks cut term deposit rates as offers bunch up in a tighter range. UDC exits. ANZ is the latest to trim its rate card following Westpac and the Cooperative Bank
20th Feb 19, 11:03am
20th Feb 19, 9:00am
A government-appointed panel has suggested a wide range of options to help reduce power bills, including doing away with prompt payment discounts
A government-appointed panel has suggested a wide range of options to help reduce power bills, including doing away with prompt payment discounts
20th Feb 19, 9:00am
20th Feb 19, 5:00am
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says delivering good customer outcomes and removing sales incentives shouldn't be rocket science for banks
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says delivering good customer outcomes and removing sales incentives shouldn't be rocket science for banks
20th Feb 19, 5:00am
17th Feb 19, 12:02am
TSB pledges to match any advertised one-year home loan lending rate from NZ's big four Australian owned banks
TSB pledges to match any advertised one-year home loan lending rate from NZ's big four Australian owned banks
17th Feb 19, 12:02am
14th 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
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
14th Feb 19, 5:00am
13th Feb 19, 3:14pm
Salvation Army’s State of the Nation report lumps debt and fringe lending in with alcohol consumption, drug taking and gambling in the social hazards section
Salvation Army’s State of the Nation report lumps debt and fringe lending in with alcohol consumption, drug taking and gambling in the social hazards section
13th Feb 19, 3:14pm
13th Feb 19, 11:46am
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The World Gold Council reviews a Ken Rogoff book and finds support for the role of gold in an increasingly cash-less system
The World Gold Council reviews a Ken Rogoff book and finds support for the role of gold in an increasingly cash-less system
13th Feb 19, 11:46am
13th Feb 19, 11:30am
A big Aussie-owned bank sneaks in a term deposit rate cut, setting some of its rate offers below its main rivals. We review what is behind the move and how bank margins are tracking
A big Aussie-owned bank sneaks in a term deposit rate cut, setting some of its rate offers below its main rivals. We review what is behind the move and how bank margins are tracking
13th Feb 19, 11:30am
12th Feb 19, 8:29pm
James Shaw goes in to bat for a capital gains tax during parliamentary debate; Amy Adams doesn't miss the opportunity to hit back
James Shaw goes in to bat for a capital gains tax during parliamentary debate; Amy Adams doesn't miss the opportunity to hit back
12th Feb 19, 8:29pm
11th Feb 19, 10:51am
Both BNZ and Kiwibank change fixed mortgage rates for one and two years to open the bidding for the new week, hard on the heals of HSBC's market leading challenge
Both BNZ and Kiwibank change fixed mortgage rates for one and two years to open the bidding for the new week, hard on the heals of HSBC's market leading challenge
11th Feb 19, 10:51am
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8th Feb 19, 10:16am
HSBC cuts three home loan rate offers with some new 3.95% 'specials', restoring its market-leading positions after others had moved to challenge it
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HSBC cuts three home loan rate offers with some new 3.95% 'specials', restoring its market-leading positions after others had moved to challenge it
8th Feb 19, 10:16am
8th Feb 19, 9:43am
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Wellington mortgage broker Andrew Perry spells out how consumers would be hurt if Aussie banks weren't allowed to pay brokers commission 
Wellington mortgage broker Andrew Perry spells out how consumers would be hurt if Aussie banks weren't allowed to pay brokers commission 
8th Feb 19, 9:43am
6th Feb 19, 8:59am
A closer look at the pending commission crackdown Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi sees when he glances across the Tasman
A closer look at the pending commission crackdown Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi sees when he glances across the Tasman
6th Feb 19, 8:59am
6th Feb 19, 8:01am
The Co-operative Bank takes a knife to most fixed mortgage rates, ending up with market leading positions at 6 months and for those three years and longer
The Co-operative Bank takes a knife to most fixed mortgage rates, ending up with market leading positions at 6 months and for those three years and longer
6th Feb 19, 8:01am
4th Feb 19, 8:25am
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Mercer's David Scobie says financial markets have delivered investors a reality check
Mercer's David Scobie says financial markets have delivered investors a reality check
4th Feb 19, 8:25am
2nd Feb 19, 9:49am
David Chaston suggests that if you want to know where mortgage rates are headed next, watch what the big banks do with term deposit rates rather than where swap rates go
David Chaston suggests that if you want to know where mortgage rates are headed next, watch what the big banks do with term deposit rates rather than where swap rates go
2nd Feb 19, 9:49am

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