Savings

1st Mar 17, 12:04pm
New figures show slowest rate of borrowing growth in a year-and-a-half, while bank deposits shrank for the first time in three years
New figures show slowest rate of borrowing growth in a year-and-a-half, while bank deposits shrank for the first time in three years
1st Mar 17, 12:04pm
31st Jan 17, 3:34pm
New figures show that household borrowing increased again at the end of last year following a couple of months of slower growth
New figures show that household borrowing increased again at the end of last year following a couple of months of slower growth
31st Jan 17, 3:34pm
24th Jan 17, 7:46am
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton deconstructs Oxfam's 'wealth inequality' figures and points out that you might be more financially well-off than you think
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton deconstructs Oxfam's 'wealth inequality' figures and points out that you might be more financially well-off than you think
24th Jan 17, 7:46am
19th Jan 17, 1:25pm
Elizabeth Kerr tried the sensible, frugal and weird savings tips that you sent her a year ago and owns up to how they worked out for her
Elizabeth Kerr tried the sensible, frugal and weird savings tips that you sent her a year ago and owns up to how they worked out for her
19th Jan 17, 1:25pm
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14th Dec 16, 2:18pm
Diane Maxwell calls for crack down on people who get Super without earning it; Urges Govt to raise the age of eligibility to 67 and resume contributions to the Super Fund
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Diane Maxwell calls for crack down on people who get Super without earning it; Urges Govt to raise the age of eligibility to 67 and resume contributions to the Super Fund
14th Dec 16, 2:18pm
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8th Dec 16, 1:12pm
Diane Maxwell urges Govt to increase the minimum KiwiSaver contribution rate from 3% to 4%; Calls for over-65s to be allowed to join KiwiSaver & more contribution rate options to be put on the table
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Diane Maxwell urges Govt to increase the minimum KiwiSaver contribution rate from 3% to 4%; Calls for over-65s to be allowed to join KiwiSaver & more contribution rate options to be put on the table
8th Dec 16, 1:12pm
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30th Nov 16, 3:34pm
New figures show a slowing in the growth rate of household borrowing, while deposits have picked up after falling away recently
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New figures show a slowing in the growth rate of household borrowing, while deposits have picked up after falling away recently
30th Nov 16, 3:34pm
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22nd Nov 16, 6:32pm
Treasury publishes Long Term Fiscal Position forecasts; repeats 2013 warning that net debt will blow out to around 200% of GDP by 2060 without changes to NZ Super indexation and age
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Treasury publishes Long Term Fiscal Position forecasts; repeats 2013 warning that net debt will blow out to around 200% of GDP by 2060 without changes to NZ Super indexation and age
22nd Nov 16, 6:32pm
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10th Nov 16, 9:56am
BNZ, Westpac say they won't pass on 25 basis points RBNZ Official Cash Rate cut to borrowers, blaming rising funding costs
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BNZ, Westpac say they won't pass on 25 basis points RBNZ Official Cash Rate cut to borrowers, blaming rising funding costs
10th Nov 16, 9:56am
31st Oct 16, 4:50pm
ANZ economists see a slowing of house market activity and say 'this time looks different'; banks 'rationing credit'
ANZ economists see a slowing of house market activity and say 'this time looks different'; banks 'rationing credit'
31st Oct 16, 4:50pm
31st Oct 16, 3:38pm
New figures indicate the latest RBNZ housing measures may be starting to have some impact on the growth rate of household borrowing
New figures indicate the latest RBNZ housing measures may be starting to have some impact on the growth rate of household borrowing
31st Oct 16, 3:38pm
6th Oct 16, 10:02am
The Government needs to come up with a more elegant way of letting young people use KiwiSaver contributions for buying a first home
The Government needs to come up with a more elegant way of letting young people use KiwiSaver contributions for buying a first home
6th Oct 16, 10:02am
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5th Oct 16, 11:46am
The number of KiwiSavers withdrawing money from the retirement savings scheme to help buy a house more than doubles
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The number of KiwiSavers withdrawing money from the retirement savings scheme to help buy a house more than doubles
5th Oct 16, 11:46am
25th Sep 16, 5:02am
Kiwis born since 1985 have largely missed out on the explosive gains in wealth and higher incomes seen since then. Now they are being set up to pay for baby-boomers' retirement without a big enough NZ Super Fund to help them, Bernard Hickey writes
Kiwis born since 1985 have largely missed out on the explosive gains in wealth and higher incomes seen since then. Now they are being set up to pay for baby-boomers' retirement without a big enough NZ Super Fund to help them, Bernard Hickey writes
25th Sep 16, 5:02am
19th Sep 16, 12:00pm
High profile investment adviser Martin Hawes is to front a re-imaging of Forsyth Barr's Kiwisaver product
High profile investment adviser Martin Hawes is to front a re-imaging of Forsyth Barr's Kiwisaver product
19th Sep 16, 12:00pm
18th Aug 16, 4:23pm
Winston Peters argues Retirement Commissioner is 'demonstrably wrong' for saying we can't afford to keep paying for Super in its current form as our population ages
Winston Peters argues Retirement Commissioner is 'demonstrably wrong' for saying we can't afford to keep paying for Super in its current form as our population ages
18th Aug 16, 4:23pm
17th Aug 16, 1:40pm
Diane Maxwell on making NZ Super sustainable by increasing the age of eligibility, means testing, hiking minimum KiwiSaver contributions & making it harder for migrants to qualify
Diane Maxwell on making NZ Super sustainable by increasing the age of eligibility, means testing, hiking minimum KiwiSaver contributions & making it harder for migrants to qualify
17th Aug 16, 1:40pm
9th Aug 16, 11:37am
Martin Hawes on how to make money from money rather than property
Martin Hawes on how to make money from money rather than property
9th Aug 16, 11:37am
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6th Jul 16, 12:36pm
FMA backs public call for KiwiSaver providers to be more upfront in disclosing the dollar value you're charged in fees and what you're tracking to get when you retire
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FMA backs public call for KiwiSaver providers to be more upfront in disclosing the dollar value you're charged in fees and what you're tracking to get when you retire
6th Jul 16, 12:36pm
1st Jul 16, 12:02pm
Household debt growth outpacing growth of household deposits by the most in more than six years
Household debt growth outpacing growth of household deposits by the most in more than six years
1st Jul 16, 12:02pm

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