Savings

19th Jan 21, 11:36am
David Hargreaves says the ability of first home buyers to keep competing in the viciously competitive housing market will be a key thing to watch this year
David Hargreaves says the ability of first home buyers to keep competing in the viciously competitive housing market will be a key thing to watch this year
19th Jan 21, 11:36am
8th Dec 20, 2:53pm
ANZ economists look at some of the potential longer term solutions to the 'rough deal' the younger generation are currently getting
ANZ economists look at some of the potential longer term solutions to the 'rough deal' the younger generation are currently getting
8th Dec 20, 2:53pm
8th Dec 20, 12:58pm
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Nikko AM NZ's George Carter argues ensuring your KiwiSaver portfolio is well diversified in a way that suits your investment goals should be integral to your investment considerations
Nikko AM NZ's George Carter argues ensuring your KiwiSaver portfolio is well diversified in a way that suits your investment goals should be integral to your investment considerations
8th Dec 20, 12:58pm
30th Nov 20, 3:40pm
Reserve Bank statistics show the bumper mortgage month of October led to the biggest monthly and annual increase in the amount of mortgage money outstanding ever
Reserve Bank statistics show the bumper mortgage month of October led to the biggest monthly and annual increase in the amount of mortgage money outstanding ever
30th Nov 20, 3:40pm
2nd Nov 20, 11:58am
ANZ economists say the fear of missing out dynamic has the potential to contribute to frothiness in the housing market that ultimately cannot be sustained
ANZ economists say the fear of missing out dynamic has the potential to contribute to frothiness in the housing market that ultimately cannot be sustained
2nd Nov 20, 11:58am
27th Oct 20, 12:45pm
ASB economists say 'by doing nothing' the RBNZ risks fuelling the fire of a housing market bubble, which could increase financial stability risks down the line
ASB economists say 'by doing nothing' the RBNZ risks fuelling the fire of a housing market bubble, which could increase financial stability risks down the line
27th Oct 20, 12:45pm
22nd Oct 20, 8:38am
David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank should not delay in reinstating lending restrictions on housing investors
David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank should not delay in reinstating lending restrictions on housing investors
22nd Oct 20, 8:38am
21st Oct 20, 12:05pm
ANZ chairman John Key warns against creating 'zombie companies' and 'an asset bubble that's going to burst on us'
ANZ chairman John Key warns against creating 'zombie companies' and 'an asset bubble that's going to burst on us'
21st Oct 20, 12:05pm
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20th Oct 20, 4:16pm
Adrian Orr says the RBNZ is seeing early signs of house prices being driven by high leverage loans and by investors rather than households
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Adrian Orr says the RBNZ is seeing early signs of house prices being driven by high leverage loans and by investors rather than households
20th Oct 20, 4:16pm
15th Oct 20, 8:18am
Much of the huge financial stimulus being pumped into the economy seems as though it is being pumped into the housing market. David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank has some serious thinking to do ahead of its last two major set piece events of the year
Much of the huge financial stimulus being pumped into the economy seems as though it is being pumped into the housing market. David Hargreaves says the Reserve Bank has some serious thinking to do ahead of its last two major set piece events of the year
15th Oct 20, 8:18am
14th Oct 20, 9:23am
ASB economists say a much more severe shortage of housing than earlier thought is a key reason for rocketing house prices; 11% house price inflation forecast for June 2021 year
ASB economists say a much more severe shortage of housing than earlier thought is a key reason for rocketing house prices; 11% house price inflation forecast for June 2021 year
14th Oct 20, 9:23am
12th Oct 20, 1:59pm
Kiwibank economists believe the RBNZ will 'give with one hand' though lower mortgage rates and take a little back with the other - through tighter lending standards
Kiwibank economists believe the RBNZ will 'give with one hand' though lower mortgage rates and take a little back with the other - through tighter lending standards
12th Oct 20, 1:59pm
6th Oct 20, 3:14pm
Kiwibank economists have been scrutinising our Covid spending. It's good news and bad news. We are eating really healthily. But we're drinking more and gambling
Kiwibank economists have been scrutinising our Covid spending. It's good news and bad news. We are eating really healthily. But we're drinking more and gambling
6th Oct 20, 3:14pm
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30th Sep 20, 3:42pm
Reserve Bank statistics show household deposits have grown at their fastest rate in four years while, the amount owed on houses just had its biggest monthly rise in 13 years
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Reserve Bank statistics show household deposits have grown at their fastest rate in four years while, the amount owed on houses just had its biggest monthly rise in 13 years
30th Sep 20, 3:42pm
1st Sep 20, 2:11pm
What are we supposed to invest in now that interest rates have disappeared?
What are we supposed to invest in now that interest rates have disappeared?
1st Sep 20, 2:11pm
31st Aug 20, 3:33pm
Reserve Bank statistics show New Zealanders increased the amount in their bank accounts by another $1.2 billion last month and the annual rate of saving is now at its highest level in nearly three years; business lending, however, has dried up
Reserve Bank statistics show New Zealanders increased the amount in their bank accounts by another $1.2 billion last month and the annual rate of saving is now at its highest level in nearly three years; business lending, however, has dried up
31st Aug 20, 3:33pm
3rd Aug 20, 4:09pm
Reserve Bank statistics show New Zealanders increased the amount in their bank accounts by $10.6 billion in the four months to the end of June; separately an RBNZ survey shows Kiwis are becoming less worried about losing their jobs
Reserve Bank statistics show New Zealanders increased the amount in their bank accounts by $10.6 billion in the four months to the end of June; separately an RBNZ survey shows Kiwis are becoming less worried about losing their jobs
3rd Aug 20, 4:09pm
30th Jul 20, 9:07am
Peter Dunne says what Judith Collins describes as money 'put aside for a rainy day' is far more than that
Peter Dunne says what Judith Collins describes as money 'put aside for a rainy day' is far more than that
30th Jul 20, 9:07am
1st Jul 20, 2:35pm
TOP leader Geoff Simmons rips into the Greens' wealth tax policy, arguing it would be disastrous for New Zealand
TOP leader Geoff Simmons rips into the Greens' wealth tax policy, arguing it would be disastrous for New Zealand
1st Jul 20, 2:35pm
30th Jun 20, 3:28pm
New Reserve Bank figures show that despite plunging interest rates Kiwis put the most money away in term deposits last month for a year
New Reserve Bank figures show that despite plunging interest rates Kiwis put the most money away in term deposits last month for a year
30th Jun 20, 3:28pm
29th May 20, 5:57pm
The number of borrowers going interest only increases, as 24% of housing and 41% of business loans were interest only at the end of April
The number of borrowers going interest only increases, as 24% of housing and 41% of business loans were interest only at the end of April
29th May 20, 5:57pm
30th Apr 20, 3:38pm
The Reserve Bank says 21% of all housing loans are now interest only, while the wage subsidy saw household deposits boosted by over $4.5 billion
The Reserve Bank says 21% of all housing loans are now interest only, while the wage subsidy saw household deposits boosted by over $4.5 billion
30th Apr 20, 3:38pm
13th Apr 20, 9:12am
New Zealand companies have been paying out big portions of their profits as dividends - but that's going to change
New Zealand companies have been paying out big portions of their profits as dividends - but that's going to change
13th Apr 20, 9:12am
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

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