Savings

29th Apr 19, 3:34pm
New Reserve Bank lending by borrower type figures show lowest March borrowing total since at least 2015, but the First Home Buyers are still out and about
New Reserve Bank lending by borrower type figures show lowest March borrowing total since at least 2015, but the First Home Buyers are still out and about
29th Apr 19, 3:34pm
10th Apr 19, 11:44am
Home Funding Group faces Commerce Commission action for allegedly claiming it was offering a savings scheme when clients were instead paying for mortgage brokering and financial coaching
Home Funding Group faces Commerce Commission action for allegedly claiming it was offering a savings scheme when clients were instead paying for mortgage brokering and financial coaching
10th Apr 19, 11:44am
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2nd Apr 19, 11:23am
While wannabe first home buyers face borrowing eye watering amounts of money just to get into a home, the money they borrow IS at least getting cheaper, thanks to falling interest rates. Is this a trap or an opportunity?
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While wannabe first home buyers face borrowing eye watering amounts of money just to get into a home, the money they borrow IS at least getting cheaper, thanks to falling interest rates. Is this a trap or an opportunity?
2nd Apr 19, 11:23am
27th Mar 19, 11:37am
Two months after the Reserve Bank relaxed lending rules for banks there's no sign of a rush for high loan to value ratio loans - meaning the RBNZ may be encouraged to relax the rules again
Two months after the Reserve Bank relaxed lending rules for banks there's no sign of a rush for high loan to value ratio loans - meaning the RBNZ may be encouraged to relax the rules again
27th Mar 19, 11:37am
28th Feb 19, 3:29pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show mortgage credit growth remains above 6%, while agricultural and business credit are rising again but consumer credit is falling
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show mortgage credit growth remains above 6%, while agricultural and business credit are rising again but consumer credit is falling
28th Feb 19, 3:29pm
27th Feb 19, 3:47pm
Latest Reserve Bank figures show first home buyers getting a record high share of new mortgage money for the second consecutive month
Latest Reserve Bank figures show first home buyers getting a record high share of new mortgage money for the second consecutive month
27th Feb 19, 3:47pm
13th Feb 19, 4:16pm
FMA plans more work on KiwiSaver fees, says eye will be on the conduct of default providers ahead of the next round of default appointments
FMA plans more work on KiwiSaver fees, says eye will be on the conduct of default providers ahead of the next round of default appointments
13th Feb 19, 4:16pm
11th Feb 19, 1:54pm
David Hargreaves ponders the unanswerable question of how much money is desirable for a comfortable retirement
David Hargreaves ponders the unanswerable question of how much money is desirable for a comfortable retirement
11th Feb 19, 1:54pm
31st Jan 19, 3:43pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show mortgage credit growth remains above 6%, while non-bank lending has surged in the past month
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show mortgage credit growth remains above 6%, while non-bank lending has surged in the past month
31st Jan 19, 3:43pm
29th Jan 19, 3:50pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show first home buyers getting a record high share of new mortgage money last month
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show first home buyers getting a record high share of new mortgage money last month
29th Jan 19, 3:50pm
9th Jan 19, 12:00pm
We look at some key data available from the RBNZ Dashboard to help investors and depositors in our banks understand where some important hazards lie
We look at some key data available from the RBNZ Dashboard to help investors and depositors in our banks understand where some important hazards lie
9th Jan 19, 12:00pm
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20th Dec 18, 3:30pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show the share of borrowing by the housing investor is continuing to drop sharply to new lows
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Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show the share of borrowing by the housing investor is continuing to drop sharply to new lows
20th Dec 18, 3:30pm
19th Nov 18, 4:58pm
The NZX warns against the introduction of a capital gains tax on NZ shares, saying it could uneven the playing field between those who invest in the market directly and indirectly through the likes of KiwiSaver
The NZX warns against the introduction of a capital gains tax on NZ shares, saying it could uneven the playing field between those who invest in the market directly and indirectly through the likes of KiwiSaver
19th Nov 18, 4:58pm
31st Oct 18, 3:32pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show declines in the rate of annual borrowing growth across the personal, housing, business and agricultural sectors
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show declines in the rate of annual borrowing growth across the personal, housing, business and agricultural sectors
31st Oct 18, 3:32pm
25th Oct 18, 10:42am
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Michael Littlewood argues Tax Working Group members must ask themselves whether KiwiSaver has lifted NZ's overall savings & if its tax subsidies are worth it
Michael Littlewood argues Tax Working Group members must ask themselves whether KiwiSaver has lifted NZ's overall savings & if its tax subsidies are worth it
25th Oct 18, 10:42am
4th Oct 18, 3:49pm
Ratings agency Moody's says the financial performance of our banks will continue to compare favourably with peers in other countries over the next 12-18 months despite slower credit growth and rising wholesale funding costs
Ratings agency Moody's says the financial performance of our banks will continue to compare favourably with peers in other countries over the next 12-18 months despite slower credit growth and rising wholesale funding costs
4th Oct 18, 3:49pm
24th Sep 18, 2:22pm
Chairman Michael Cullen says the Tax Working Group will be as detailed as possible to combat political attacks through 'mischief by misrepresentation'
Chairman Michael Cullen says the Tax Working Group will be as detailed as possible to combat political attacks through 'mischief by misrepresentation'
24th Sep 18, 2:22pm
24th Sep 18, 9:39am
Although intertwined with the issue of capital gains, finding a fairer treatment for retirement savings is arguably the most important objective for the TWG, says Terry Baucher
Although intertwined with the issue of capital gains, finding a fairer treatment for retirement savings is arguably the most important objective for the TWG, says Terry Baucher
24th Sep 18, 9:39am
22nd Sep 18, 5:00am
Tax Working Group Chairman Michael Cullen on taxing capital gains, environmental taxes, incentives for retirement savings & applying GST to financial services
Tax Working Group Chairman Michael Cullen on taxing capital gains, environmental taxes, incentives for retirement savings & applying GST to financial services
22nd Sep 18, 5:00am
3rd Sep 18, 11:57am
Crikey! Falling business investment is a serious threat to term deposit savers. The last time business loan demand slumped, TD returns fell -0.5%. If that happens this time, we would be at record lows
Crikey! Falling business investment is a serious threat to term deposit savers. The last time business loan demand slumped, TD returns fell -0.5%. If that happens this time, we would be at record lows
3rd Sep 18, 11:57am

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