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31st Mar 20, 3:37pm
Latest Reserve Bank figures show we have been gearing ourselves up with mortgages - but personal borrowing and agricultural debt have reduced
Latest Reserve Bank figures show we have been gearing ourselves up with mortgages - but personal borrowing and agricultural debt have reduced
31st Mar 20, 3:37pm
23rd Feb 20, 6:02am
David Hargreaves ponders the mediocre returns available on 'safe' investments and wonders whether technology might lead us to a new path of investment types
David Hargreaves ponders the mediocre returns available on 'safe' investments and wonders whether technology might lead us to a new path of investment types
23rd Feb 20, 6:02am
22nd Feb 20, 9:52am
Over the past ten years, KiwiSaver schemes have delivered less than half the returns the NZ Super Fund has, and in 2019 it was only marginally better
Over the past ten years, KiwiSaver schemes have delivered less than half the returns the NZ Super Fund has, and in 2019 it was only marginally better
22nd Feb 20, 9:52am
17th Feb 20, 2:26pm
ANZ economists see trouble ahead for the economy from the declining rate in growth of bank deposits at a time of strong demand for credit
ANZ economists see trouble ahead for the economy from the declining rate in growth of bank deposits at a time of strong demand for credit
17th Feb 20, 2:26pm
16th Feb 20, 6:02am
ASB CEO Vittoria Shortt says in a low interest rate world where the bank's feeling a deposit margin squeeze, 'people need to be really careful about where they're putting their money and what returns are available and the risk profile attached to it'
ASB CEO Vittoria Shortt says in a low interest rate world where the bank's feeling a deposit margin squeeze, 'people need to be really careful about where they're putting their money and what returns are available and the risk profile attached to it'
16th Feb 20, 6:02am
3rd Feb 20, 1:56pm
RBNZ data shows household deposits recorded their lowest annual percentage growth since October 2010 in the year to December as housing loan growth hits highest point since July 2017
RBNZ data shows household deposits recorded their lowest annual percentage growth since October 2010 in the year to December as housing loan growth hits highest point since July 2017
3rd Feb 20, 1:56pm
22nd Jan 20, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan looks at how and why the Government decided on a deposit insurance limit of $50k per individual per financial institution, which is well below international norms
Gareth Vaughan looks at how and why the Government decided on a deposit insurance limit of $50k per individual per financial institution, which is well below international norms
22nd Jan 20, 5:00am
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10th Oct 19, 5:00am
Fees, nerves, and first-home-buyer activity - what the FMA's annual KiwiSaver report tells us about the state of our retirement savings scheme
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Fees, nerves, and first-home-buyer activity - what the FMA's annual KiwiSaver report tells us about the state of our retirement savings scheme
10th Oct 19, 5:00am
24th Sep 19, 1:57pm
Interim Retirement Commissioner Peter Cordtz explains why many women arrive at retirement financially worse off than men and looks at how this could be addressed
Interim Retirement Commissioner Peter Cordtz explains why many women arrive at retirement financially worse off than men and looks at how this could be addressed
24th Sep 19, 1:57pm
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9th Sep 19, 4:50pm
Capital markets review recommends changes to KiwiSaver to help lift the level of kiwis' engagement with & interest in investment so more New Zealanders actively participate to create personal wealth
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Capital markets review recommends changes to KiwiSaver to help lift the level of kiwis' engagement with & interest in investment so more New Zealanders actively participate to create personal wealth
9th Sep 19, 4:50pm
29th Aug 19, 9:12am
Peter Dunne says compulsory Kiwisaver and Flexi-Super are the real superannuation issues we ought to be discussing and debating now
Peter Dunne says compulsory Kiwisaver and Flexi-Super are the real superannuation issues we ought to be discussing and debating now
29th Aug 19, 9:12am
14th Aug 19, 5:09pm
Government review of KiwiSaver default provider arrangements probes potential support for New Zealand capital markets development, fee reductions and more
Government review of KiwiSaver default provider arrangements probes potential support for New Zealand capital markets development, fee reductions and more
14th Aug 19, 5:09pm
2nd Aug 19, 10:00am
With interest rates down and seemingly heading ever lower, David Hargreaves ponders how long the remarkable restraint being shown by the New Zealand public will last for
With interest rates down and seemingly heading ever lower, David Hargreaves ponders how long the remarkable restraint being shown by the New Zealand public will last for
2nd Aug 19, 10:00am
31st Jul 19, 3:44pm
Latest Reserve Bank figures show that annual mortgage growth has slowed for the first time since last November
Latest Reserve Bank figures show that annual mortgage growth has slowed for the first time since last November
31st Jul 19, 3:44pm
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19th Jun 19, 12:54pm
IRD now says over half a million kiwis in schemes such as Kiwisaver were on the wrong tax rate and will collectively be billed a total of between $45-50 million
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IRD now says over half a million kiwis in schemes such as Kiwisaver were on the wrong tax rate and will collectively be billed a total of between $45-50 million
19th Jun 19, 12:54pm
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

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