Personal Finance

1st 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
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
1st Feb 19, 12:16pm
1st Feb 19, 11:25am
Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Revenue Minister Stuart Nash say they've received the Tax Working Group's final report, which will be considered by Cabinet
Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Revenue Minister Stuart Nash say they've received the Tax Working Group's final report, which will be considered by Cabinet
1st Feb 19, 11:25am
1st Feb 19, 8:54am
Another bank raises its key term deposit rates, even in the face of sharply falling wholesale swap rates. A finance company raised a key rate too
Another bank raises its key term deposit rates, even in the face of sharply falling wholesale swap rates. A finance company raised a key rate too
1st Feb 19, 8:54am
31st Jan 19, 11:54am
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The World Gold Council says cryptos failed to act like a safe haven in the Q4-2018 equity market downturn. Only gold did its job as a counter to risky assets
The World Gold Council says cryptos failed to act like a safe haven in the Q4-2018 equity market downturn. Only gold did its job as a counter to risky assets
31st Jan 19, 11:54am
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30th Jan 19, 3:03pm
Bridges targets middle class by committing to changing income tax brackets in line with inflation; Robertson says Bridges has found Joyce's fiscal hole in his backyard
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Bridges targets middle class by committing to changing income tax brackets in line with inflation; Robertson says Bridges has found Joyce's fiscal hole in his backyard
30th Jan 19, 3:03pm
30th Jan 19, 5:00am
Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Kris Faafoi establishing new regulatory powers targeting new credit products
Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Kris Faafoi establishing new regulatory powers targeting new credit products
30th Jan 19, 5:00am
29th Jan 19, 4:38pm
Despite mortgage rates trending lower, recent moves on term deposit rates by two major banks suggest a rising trend
Despite mortgage rates trending lower, recent moves on term deposit rates by two major banks suggest a rising trend
29th Jan 19, 4:38pm
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29th Jan 19, 3:11pm
Robertson and Faafoi commit to plugging legal gap that sees bank and insurance conduct go unregulated
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Robertson and Faafoi commit to plugging legal gap that sees bank and insurance conduct go unregulated
29th Jan 19, 3:11pm
26th Jan 19, 12:02am
Competitive pressure in the face of languishing house sales is driving mortgage rates lower. Kiwibank's latest cut brings sub-4% rates to fixed terms of two years
Competitive pressure in the face of languishing house sales is driving mortgage rates lower. Kiwibank's latest cut brings sub-4% rates to fixed terms of two years
26th Jan 19, 12:02am
26th Jan 19, 12:02am
Competitive pressure in the face of languishing house sales is driving mortgage rates lower. Kiwibank's latest cut brings sub-4% rates to fixed terms of two years
Competitive pressure in the face of languishing house sales is driving mortgage rates lower. Kiwibank's latest cut brings sub-4% rates to fixed terms of two years
26th Jan 19, 12:02am
17th Jan 19, 4:07pm
Westpac reduces one-year mortgage rate 'special' by 16 basis points to 3.99%
Westpac reduces one-year mortgage rate 'special' by 16 basis points to 3.99%
17th Jan 19, 4:07pm
17th Jan 19, 4:07pm
Westpac reduces one-year mortgage rate 'special' by 16 basis points to 3.99%
Westpac reduces one-year mortgage rate 'special' by 16 basis points to 3.99%
17th Jan 19, 4:07pm
15th Jan 19, 11:15am
Food prices are not rising - in fact healthy food prices are lower now than at the start of 2018. Better weather conditions kept prices of fruit & vegetables considerably lower
Food prices are not rising - in fact healthy food prices are lower now than at the start of 2018. Better weather conditions kept prices of fruit & vegetables considerably lower
15th Jan 19, 11:15am
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14th Jan 19, 11:13am
A market leading offer by Kiwibank comes at a time all banks, especially the large ones, are under pressure to raise vast amounts of new capital over the next few years
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A market leading offer by Kiwibank comes at a time all banks, especially the large ones, are under pressure to raise vast amounts of new capital over the next few years
14th Jan 19, 11:13am
13th Jan 19, 7:02am
Personal loans are a uniquely profitable corner of the overall debt market where margins are high but shopping around is essentially ineffective. No-one stands up for the interests of these borrowers
Personal loans are a uniquely profitable corner of the overall debt market where margins are high but shopping around is essentially ineffective. No-one stands up for the interests of these borrowers
13th Jan 19, 7:02am
12th Jan 19, 9:38am
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Economic trends and their impact on gold. The interplay between market risk and economic growth will drive demand in 2019, says the World Gold Council
Economic trends and their impact on gold. The interplay between market risk and economic growth will drive demand in 2019, says the World Gold Council
12th Jan 19, 9:38am
12th Jan 19, 6:02am
The first 2019 home loan rate reduction has arrived, taking the two year fixed to a market-leading 4.19% level. Eyes are now on rival moves
The first 2019 home loan rate reduction has arrived, taking the two year fixed to a market-leading 4.19% level. Eyes are now on rival moves
12th Jan 19, 6:02am
18th Dec 18, 8:40am
The bank that led fixed mortgage rates lower ends its 'specials', reverting some key rates back to 3.99%. Almost all banks have now raised fixed rates in the past month
The bank that led fixed mortgage rates lower ends its 'specials', reverting some key rates back to 3.99%. Almost all banks have now raised fixed rates in the past month
18th Dec 18, 8:40am
17th Dec 18, 6:00pm
KPMG's annual FIPS for the non-banking sector reports that a number of participants in its survey have noted 'quite an impact' from the new lay-buy schemes; questions over non-regulation of such schemes
KPMG's annual FIPS for the non-banking sector reports that a number of participants in its survey have noted 'quite an impact' from the new lay-buy schemes; questions over non-regulation of such schemes
17th Dec 18, 6:00pm
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17th Dec 18, 8:37am
The end of the road approaches for sub-4% home loan rates as another two banks withdraw, leaving just one challenger bank with such offers
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The end of the road approaches for sub-4% home loan rates as another two banks withdraw, leaving just one challenger bank with such offers
17th Dec 18, 8:37am

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