Personal Finance

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26th Jul 19, 10:31am
Another bank adopts the lower home loan rate set. Borrowers may be smiling but pressures are building for banks to protect their margins and savers should beware
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Another bank adopts the lower home loan rate set. Borrowers may be smiling but pressures are building for banks to protect their margins and savers should beware
26th Jul 19, 10:31am
25th Jul 19, 5:19pm
New Commerce Commission chairwoman Anna Rawlings says online retail, motor vehicle financing & educating traders about conduct that may contravene cartel laws among areas of focus for the consumer watchdog
New Commerce Commission chairwoman Anna Rawlings says online retail, motor vehicle financing & educating traders about conduct that may contravene cartel laws among areas of focus for the consumer watchdog
25th Jul 19, 5:19pm
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23rd Jul 19, 4:31pm
Westpac quickly follows BNZ with a 3.79% two year 'special', taking rate competitiveness to a new lower level, even before the Spring season starts. ANZ also follows
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Westpac quickly follows BNZ with a 3.79% two year 'special', taking rate competitiveness to a new lower level, even before the Spring season starts. ANZ also follows
23rd Jul 19, 4:31pm
22nd Jul 19, 11:39am
Terry Baucher looks at how tax authorities are honing in on the FBT net, the consequences of digital services taxes, taxing cryptos, and thinking about taxing activities in space
Terry Baucher looks at how tax authorities are honing in on the FBT net, the consequences of digital services taxes, taxing cryptos, and thinking about taxing activities in space
22nd Jul 19, 11:39am
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22nd Jul 19, 10:48am
BNZ drops two-year mortgage interest rate for owner-occupiers to lowest of the major banks, cuts a couple of savings rates
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BNZ drops two-year mortgage interest rate for owner-occupiers to lowest of the major banks, cuts a couple of savings rates
22nd Jul 19, 10:48am
17th Jul 19, 12:10pm
Terry Baucher updates us on why the IRD interest rates have changed, the cost of compliance for small businesses, and the Productivity Commission on local government finance which may affect taxes a lot
Terry Baucher updates us on why the IRD interest rates have changed, the cost of compliance for small businesses, and the Productivity Commission on local government finance which may affect taxes a lot
17th Jul 19, 12:10pm
17th Jul 19, 11:35am
Aotea Finance will pay thousands of customers after a settlement with the Commerce Commission due to credit contracts not including all the key information required under the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003
Aotea Finance will pay thousands of customers after a settlement with the Commerce Commission due to credit contracts not including all the key information required under the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003
17th Jul 19, 11:35am
15th Jul 19, 10:23am
Although wholesale rates have bounced up after reaching record lows recently, banks continue to adjust their mortgage rates down. This time the cuts came with a matching term deposit rate cut
Although wholesale rates have bounced up after reaching record lows recently, banks continue to adjust their mortgage rates down. This time the cuts came with a matching term deposit rate cut
15th Jul 19, 10:23am
12th Jul 19, 11:21am
A closer look at why the IRD's hiking interest rates payable by under-payers of tax and cutting rates receivable by over-payers of tax
A closer look at why the IRD's hiking interest rates payable by under-payers of tax and cutting rates receivable by over-payers of tax
12th Jul 19, 11:21am
11th Jul 19, 9:43am
KPMG's head of banking and finance John Kensington wonders whether the growing trend of young Kiwis using Kiwisaver for a home deposit is just 'pushing the problem of retirement affordability down the track' for future generations
KPMG's head of banking and finance John Kensington wonders whether the growing trend of young Kiwis using Kiwisaver for a home deposit is just 'pushing the problem of retirement affordability down the track' for future generations
11th Jul 19, 9:43am
11th Jul 19, 7:22am
Tower gets ahead of regulatory curve by committing to taking a more consumer-friendly approach towards disclosure; IAG begs the Government not to make it go this far
Tower gets ahead of regulatory curve by committing to taking a more consumer-friendly approach towards disclosure; IAG begs the Government not to make it go this far
11th Jul 19, 7:22am
10th Jul 19, 10:15am
Term deposit interest rates are falling further, with the premium for longer terms having almost evaporated; savers are still getting paid something for 'risk' - but this may not last
Term deposit interest rates are falling further, with the premium for longer terms having almost evaporated; savers are still getting paid something for 'risk' - but this may not last
10th Jul 19, 10:15am
9th Jul 19, 5:00am
Phase two of RBNZ Act review raises the possibility of loan-to-value ratio restrictions being extended from banks to all lenders active in the residential mortgage market
Phase two of RBNZ Act review raises the possibility of loan-to-value ratio restrictions being extended from banks to all lenders active in the residential mortgage market
9th Jul 19, 5:00am
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8th Jul 19, 12:43pm
Commerce Commission takes legal action against payday lender Moola for alleged breaches of the CCCFA, seeks injunction to prevent new lending. Moola to defend the claim 
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Commerce Commission takes legal action against payday lender Moola for alleged breaches of the CCCFA, seeks injunction to prevent new lending. Moola to defend the claim 
8th Jul 19, 12:43pm
6th Jul 19, 9:25am
Terry Baucher updates us on the latest in tax law, the new business-use claim rates, the PIR fix, and the odd and unequal world of international data sharing
Terry Baucher updates us on the latest in tax law, the new business-use claim rates, the PIR fix, and the odd and unequal world of international data sharing
6th Jul 19, 9:25am
5th Jul 19, 9:43am
Mastercard New Zealand boss says 'watch this space' following the company's acquisition of point of sale financing provider Vyze
Mastercard New Zealand boss says 'watch this space' following the company's acquisition of point of sale financing provider Vyze
5th Jul 19, 9:43am
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4th Jul 19, 5:00am
Jenée Tibshraeny compares investment platforms Sharesies, InvestNow and Hatch, as they continue to break new ground making local and global markets more accessible
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Jenée Tibshraeny compares investment platforms Sharesies, InvestNow and Hatch, as they continue to break new ground making local and global markets more accessible
4th Jul 19, 5:00am
3rd Jul 19, 5:00am
ANZ's NZ vehicle and asset finance provider subsidiary UDC Finance has reported another rise in interim earnings as it mulls a return of funds to investors later this calendar year
ANZ's NZ vehicle and asset finance provider subsidiary UDC Finance has reported another rise in interim earnings as it mulls a return of funds to investors later this calendar year
3rd Jul 19, 5:00am
2nd Jul 19, 3:31pm
Visa unveils 'buy now, pay later service' noting instalment payment volumes have been growing twice as fast as credit card volumes
Visa unveils 'buy now, pay later service' noting instalment payment volumes have been growing twice as fast as credit card volumes
2nd Jul 19, 3:31pm
2nd Jul 19, 10:25am
Commerce Commission takes legal action against Wellington-based Real Finance over unreasonable fees and charges
Commerce Commission takes legal action against Wellington-based Real Finance over unreasonable fees and charges
2nd Jul 19, 10:25am

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