Personal Finance

18th Apr 20, 11:28am
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Trust lawyer Tammy McLeod says a large proportion of Trusts are now likely not needed. She backgrounds their rise, their ensuing irrelevance, and identifies the remaining reasons a Trust might still be valuable
Trust lawyer Tammy McLeod says a large proportion of Trusts are now likely not needed. She backgrounds their rise, their ensuing irrelevance, and identifies the remaining reasons a Trust might still be valuable
18th Apr 20, 11:28am
17th Apr 20, 1:04pm
The Finance Minister says finalising the design of a deposit insurance scheme is a priority, but there's no plan for it to be set up before 2023
The Finance Minister says finalising the design of a deposit insurance scheme is a priority, but there's no plan for it to be set up before 2023
17th Apr 20, 1:04pm
13th Apr 20, 9:12am
New Zealand companies have been paying out big portions of their profits as dividends - but that's going to change
New Zealand companies have been paying out big portions of their profits as dividends - but that's going to change
13th Apr 20, 9:12am
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9th Apr 20, 8:00am
Limit on contactless payments increasing to $200 from $80 to encourage consumers not to touch payments terminals. Good for our health, but bad for EFTPOS?
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Limit on contactless payments increasing to $200 from $80 to encourage consumers not to touch payments terminals. Good for our health, but bad for EFTPOS?
9th Apr 20, 8:00am
6th Apr 20, 5:16pm
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes fears too many KiwiSaver investors are paying an expensive price for getting their fundamental investing approach wrong, overlooking longstanding principles
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes fears too many KiwiSaver investors are paying an expensive price for getting their fundamental investing approach wrong, overlooking longstanding principles
6th Apr 20, 5:16pm
6th Apr 20, 8:42am
During the COVID-19 pandemic consumer lenders will be acting responsibly when making reasonable decisions based on the best available information in the circumstances, ComCom says
During the COVID-19 pandemic consumer lenders will be acting responsibly when making reasonable decisions based on the best available information in the circumstances, ComCom says
6th Apr 20, 8:42am
6th Apr 20, 8:05am
David Chaston explains what's at stake when you consider taking up the mortgage payment deferral schemes now offered by banks. There is a lot to think about
David Chaston explains what's at stake when you consider taking up the mortgage payment deferral schemes now offered by banks. There is a lot to think about
6th Apr 20, 8:05am
5th Apr 20, 6:02am
Government consultation paper probes the cost & size of deposit insurance fund needed in move from an 'uncertain implicit guarantee' to a 'managed explicit guarantee'
Government consultation paper probes the cost & size of deposit insurance fund needed in move from an 'uncertain implicit guarantee' to a 'managed explicit guarantee'
5th Apr 20, 6:02am
3rd Apr 20, 5:00am
Much still to be finalised in government's development of a deposit insurance scheme, with proposal of products it will cover detailed in consultation paper
Much still to be finalised in government's development of a deposit insurance scheme, with proposal of products it will cover detailed in consultation paper
3rd Apr 20, 5:00am
2nd Apr 20, 1:57pm
Mercer's David Scobie says alongside being a human tragedy, March 2020 was one of the worst months for asset prices in modern history
Mercer's David Scobie says alongside being a human tragedy, March 2020 was one of the worst months for asset prices in modern history
2nd Apr 20, 1:57pm
27th Mar 20, 2:17pm
ANZ NZ cutting credit card, personal loan and overdraft interest rates from April 1, although some will rise almost all the way back to where they are now in July
ANZ NZ cutting credit card, personal loan and overdraft interest rates from April 1, although some will rise almost all the way back to where they are now in July
27th Mar 20, 2:17pm
27th Mar 20, 9:55am
ASB tests the low end of term deposit offer ranges with a range of cuts up to -20 bps. Other banks sure to follow and loan demand is expected to dive and mortgage rates fall
ASB tests the low end of term deposit offer ranges with a range of cuts up to -20 bps. Other banks sure to follow and loan demand is expected to dive and mortgage rates fall
27th Mar 20, 9:55am
26th Mar 20, 11:21am
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes says this is a time to hold your nerve and your course. It may nerve-wracking, but to enjoy the recovery when it comes, the only certain way to own shares for the upturn is by having them now
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes says this is a time to hold your nerve and your course. It may nerve-wracking, but to enjoy the recovery when it comes, the only certain way to own shares for the upturn is by having them now
26th Mar 20, 11:21am
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26th Mar 20, 8:57am
Fixed mortgage rate offers below 3% arrive with HSBC's Premier new one year and eighteen month rates. They cut all other fixed rates too
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Fixed mortgage rate offers below 3% arrive with HSBC's Premier new one year and eighteen month rates. They cut all other fixed rates too
26th Mar 20, 8:57am
25th Mar 20, 10:42am
More banks make fixed home loan rate cuts and match them with steep term deposit rate cuts and the overall level of interest rates sink lower
More banks make fixed home loan rate cuts and match them with steep term deposit rate cuts and the overall level of interest rates sink lower
25th Mar 20, 10:42am
21st Mar 20, 4:24pm
Interest rate changes are now fast-moving and volatile, at both the wholesale and retail levels. We update what that means for term deposit investors
Interest rate changes are now fast-moving and volatile, at both the wholesale and retail levels. We update what that means for term deposit investors
21st Mar 20, 4:24pm
20th Mar 20, 6:17pm
Bank of New Zealand launches a market leading 18 month fixed mortgage rate offer at just 3.05%, the lowest rate for this term by any bank. They also change term deposit rates
Bank of New Zealand launches a market leading 18 month fixed mortgage rate offer at just 3.05%, the lowest rate for this term by any bank. They also change term deposit rates
20th Mar 20, 6:17pm
19th Mar 20, 1:23pm
Kiwibank is cutting 1-year fixed mortgage rate 'special' by -36 bps from Monday to 3.09%, and cutting savings rates by between -10 and -50 bps
Kiwibank is cutting 1-year fixed mortgage rate 'special' by -36 bps from Monday to 3.09%, and cutting savings rates by between -10 and -50 bps
19th Mar 20, 1:23pm
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18th Mar 20, 4:49pm
ANZ sets a record low one year fixed home loan rate and slices -25 bps off of almost all term deposit offers. Other banks expected to follow soon
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ANZ sets a record low one year fixed home loan rate and slices -25 bps off of almost all term deposit offers. Other banks expected to follow soon
18th Mar 20, 4:49pm
16th Mar 20, 3:54pm
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes says good value companies that are found and bought in this volatility will look very good in a year or two, despite some rough moments in the meantime
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes says good value companies that are found and bought in this volatility will look very good in a year or two, despite some rough moments in the meantime
16th Mar 20, 3:54pm

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