Personal Finance

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11th Oct 18, 8:51pm
Three banks change home loan rates. But even though the trend is down, further reductions may be achievable for many borrowers, even with cash-back incentives
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Three banks change home loan rates. But even though the trend is down, further reductions may be achievable for many borrowers, even with cash-back incentives
11th Oct 18, 8:51pm
10th Oct 18, 5:12pm
InvestNow starts offering BNZ term deposits with special rates; Wants other banks on its platform so people can shop around for the best rates without opening accounts with different banks
InvestNow starts offering BNZ term deposits with special rates; Wants other banks on its platform so people can shop around for the best rates without opening accounts with different banks
10th Oct 18, 5:12pm
10th Oct 18, 1:53pm
A lack of ability to assess financial costs and benefits seems to be behind most people choosing a credit card that isn't right for them. Optimism bias is at work here too
A lack of ability to assess financial costs and benefits seems to be behind most people choosing a credit card that isn't right for them. Optimism bias is at work here too
10th Oct 18, 1:53pm
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10th Oct 18, 10:10am
Loan shark crackdown includes interest & fee caps, fit & proper person test and tougher penalties, Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says
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Loan shark crackdown includes interest & fee caps, fit & proper person test and tougher penalties, Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says
10th Oct 18, 10:10am
8th Oct 18, 12:17pm
Australian consumers are getting an inquiry into 'excessive' foreign currency conversion fees, so could their New Zealand counterparts also get one?
Australian consumers are getting an inquiry into 'excessive' foreign currency conversion fees, so could their New Zealand counterparts also get one?
8th Oct 18, 12:17pm
5th Oct 18, 11:00am
HSBC NZ reprises very low mortgage rate offer, far below any other bank, matching the 50-year-low rate it had in mid 2018
HSBC NZ reprises very low mortgage rate offer, far below any other bank, matching the 50-year-low rate it had in mid 2018
5th Oct 18, 11:00am
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5th Oct 18, 10:04am
More home loan rate trimming this time by ASB. Its new 18-month rate now has a notable advantage against its main rivals and matches ANZ's new 1-year rate
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More home loan rate trimming this time by ASB. Its new 18-month rate now has a notable advantage against its main rivals and matches ANZ's new 1-year rate
5th Oct 18, 10:04am
3rd Oct 18, 2:30pm
Regressive petrol taxes drive pump prices to record highs even though crude oil prices are 40% below record highs. Rising taxes are behind the push, but retail discounts take out some of the sting
Regressive petrol taxes drive pump prices to record highs even though crude oil prices are 40% below record highs. Rising taxes are behind the push, but retail discounts take out some of the sting
3rd Oct 18, 2:30pm
3rd Oct 18, 8:40am
Both TSB and Westpac move some key home loan rates lower, with TSB's eighteen month fixed rate a notable lower level. All rate offers now tightly bunched
Both TSB and Westpac move some key home loan rates lower, with TSB's eighteen month fixed rate a notable lower level. All rate offers now tightly bunched
3rd Oct 18, 8:40am
1st Oct 18, 8:55am
New Zealand's largest mortgage lender pushes its one year home loan rate offer to a new all-time low, challenging its rivals on price
New Zealand's largest mortgage lender pushes its one year home loan rate offer to a new all-time low, challenging its rivals on price
1st Oct 18, 8:55am
1st Oct 18, 5:12am
Kiwibank cuts more mortgage rates, tightening up bank offers across the board. It also trims a set of term deposit rates
Kiwibank cuts more mortgage rates, tightening up bank offers across the board. It also trims a set of term deposit rates
1st Oct 18, 5:12am
28th Sep 18, 10:52am
TSB moves to match rivals with two new fixed rate home loan specials. Bank rate pricing tactics getting assessed as home buying volumes stay in an unexceptional zone
TSB moves to match rivals with two new fixed rate home loan specials. Bank rate pricing tactics getting assessed as home buying volumes stay in an unexceptional zone
28th Sep 18, 10:52am
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27th Sep 18, 7:39am
Small time NZ investors able to get a piece of big time US stocks through new Kiwi Wealth investment platform - Hatch
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Small time NZ investors able to get a piece of big time US stocks through new Kiwi Wealth investment platform - Hatch
27th Sep 18, 7:39am
25th Sep 18, 3:34pm
Bank terms and conditions are where it is most obvious that your deal with them is not an equal balanced arrangement, even if it is in plain language
Bank terms and conditions are where it is most obvious that your deal with them is not an equal balanced arrangement, even if it is in plain language
25th Sep 18, 3:34pm
24th Sep 18, 4:13pm
State-owned lender Kiwibank takes benchmark two year fixed home loan rate down to a new low by a major bank, opening up a juicy advantage over its main rivals
State-owned lender Kiwibank takes benchmark two year fixed home loan rate down to a new low by a major bank, opening up a juicy advantage over its main rivals
24th Sep 18, 4:13pm
23rd Sep 18, 6:02am
If you think New Zealand's households are much more vulnerable now than just before the GFC, you are wrong according to the data collated by David Chaston
If you think New Zealand's households are much more vulnerable now than just before the GFC, you are wrong according to the data collated by David Chaston
23rd Sep 18, 6:02am
22nd Sep 18, 6:31am
SBS Bank now offers the lowest two, four and five year fixed mortgage rates, joining other challenger banks in cutting rates as the Spring house selling season advances
SBS Bank now offers the lowest two, four and five year fixed mortgage rates, joining other challenger banks in cutting rates as the Spring house selling season advances
22nd Sep 18, 6:31am
18th Sep 18, 5:01pm
Two and a half years after ANZ put its NZ vehicle and asset finance provider UDC on the block there's no indication of an imminent sale
Two and a half years after ANZ put its NZ vehicle and asset finance provider UDC on the block there's no indication of an imminent sale
18th Sep 18, 5:01pm
18th Sep 18, 5:00am
Why are NZ banks cutting mortgage rates as Aussie banks hike them, and how long might this last?
Why are NZ banks cutting mortgage rates as Aussie banks hike them, and how long might this last?
18th Sep 18, 5:00am
17th Sep 18, 2:08pm
New KiwiSaver comparison site gives Milford funds higher 'Social Good Scores' than funds specifically focused on 'ethical investment'
New KiwiSaver comparison site gives Milford funds higher 'Social Good Scores' than funds specifically focused on 'ethical investment'
17th Sep 18, 2:08pm

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