Personal Finance

27 Jun 18, 10:00am
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Government to strengthen consumer credit laws as it aims to stop people getting caught in 'appalling debt spirals' that are very difficult to escape
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22 Jun 18, 12:00pm
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ANZ's for-sale NZ finance arm lifts half-year profit 8% to $32.7 million but gives no indication of when its protracted sales process may be completed
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22 Jun 18, 10:41am
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Westpac cuts 1, 2 and 3-year mortgage rates by up to 10 basis points, making similar changes to those already made by ASB and ANZ
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20 Jun 18, 7:36am
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Investors in bank deposits need to know that their bank has the liquidity to operate safely, with sufficient margin to tolerate unusual stresses
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16 Jun 18, 9:20am
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Peer to peer lending facilitator Harmoney is to begin lending money through its own online platform
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13 Jun 18, 3:11pm
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Henry Chueh compares the different brokers, exchanges and P2P services that enable you to buy cryptocurrencies in New Zealand dollars
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13 Jun 18, 9:18am
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In government the National Party was opposed to a deposit insurance scheme, but now in opposition finance spokeswoman Amy Adams has opened the door to the concept
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12 Jun 18, 8:00pm
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The CFFC's David Boyle wants KiwiSaver members to have the choice to fill a rainy day savings bucket, before contributing to a fund for their retirement or first home 
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12 Jun 18, 12:07pm
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Government review of Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act includes a look at credit card interest rates
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9 Jun 18, 10:54am
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Matt Gibson explains how bitcoin works and the role blockchain technology plays in in its existence
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7 Jun 18, 11:08am
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Bonus Bonds offer investors a lottery & uncertain returns. However manager ANZ has the certainty of a 1.25% pa return, boosted by never-expiring unclaimed monies
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1 Jun 18, 7:38am
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Treasury boss Gabriel Makhlouf says the age of superannuation entitlement ‘probably should increase’ to help manage what an economist calls NZ’s ‘looming fiscal time-bomb’
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31 May 18, 1:20pm
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A Commerce Commission review of 215 selected lenders' websites found 21% of them failed to comply with disclosure obligations under the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act
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30 May 18, 5:14pm
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Budget Loans fined $720,000 for 'cynical and deliberate' breaches of the Fair Trading Act - banning orders sought for its directors Allan and Wayne Hawkins
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30 May 18, 1:04pm
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RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr is confident NZ’s highly indebted households can withstand interest rate rises, as long as there are no ‘abrupt changes’
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28 May 18, 3:03pm
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RBNZ's head of prudential supervision Toby Fiennes hopes this week's Dashboard launch will make banks feel that they're under more scrutiny
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21 May 18, 10:31am
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Judge rules Harmoney's platform fee is a credit fee, doesn't accept the 'relative novelty of peer-to-peer lending should preclude the usual application of the CCCFA'
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17 May 18, 3:25pm
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Our compilation of some of the key comments made in response to the 2018 Budget
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16 May 18, 2:47pm
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We analyse the MPs exposure to trusts, mortgages, and KiwiSaver. Yes, there are party differences, but some are not as pronounced as you might expect
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15 May 18, 5:24pm
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Parliament's register of pecuniary interests turns up everything from property ownership, to tickets to see pop star Adele, income from work as a celebrity dancer & a strange alcohol drinking flask
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11 May 18, 5:00am
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Schemes that deal with complaints people make about their financial service providers urge the Government not to go too far in making them report all the misconduct they see to regulators 
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10 May 18, 2:57pm
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An argument for why cryptocurrency traders can't be treated the same as property investors by the IRD
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9 May 18, 4:03pm
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Questions raised over NZ's financial services consumer dispute resolution model with the four competing schemes incentivised to sell themselves to the industry
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9 May 18, 12:39pm
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Commerce Commission probes problems with ANZ loan calculator that undercharged interest to about 100,000 customers
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8 May 18, 7:25am
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Mercer's David Scobie says inflation may be lying low at the moment - but it is lurking
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