Personal Finance

20th May 19, 9:23am
Banks continue to chip away at their home loan rate offers. Today it is BNZ offering a market leading three year fixed mortgage rate
Banks continue to chip away at their home loan rate offers. Today it is BNZ offering a market leading three year fixed mortgage rate
20th May 19, 9:23am
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18th May 19, 11:30am
ANZ has announced more reductions, this time to most term deposit rates. And they are signaling that premium interest for their main bonus saver account will be cut by -25 bps
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ANZ has announced more reductions, this time to most term deposit rates. And they are signaling that premium interest for their main bonus saver account will be cut by -25 bps
18th May 19, 11:30am
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17th May 19, 11:44am
Terry Baucher talks to ecological economist Marjan van den Belt about her role in the Tax Working Group
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Terry Baucher talks to ecological economist Marjan van den Belt about her role in the Tax Working Group
17th May 19, 11:44am
16th May 19, 2:00pm
State owned Kiwibank to become the first New Zealand bank to cull cheques, after 'tipping point' reached with less than 1% of the bank's payments now made by cheque
State owned Kiwibank to become the first New Zealand bank to cull cheques, after 'tipping point' reached with less than 1% of the bank's payments now made by cheque
16th May 19, 2:00pm
14th May 19, 9:39am
Terry Baucher explains how not to end up in court defending a $4m tax evasion charge, reviews the Welfare Expert Advisory Group report, and the problems with overseas mortgages
Terry Baucher explains how not to end up in court defending a $4m tax evasion charge, reviews the Welfare Expert Advisory Group report, and the problems with overseas mortgages
14th May 19, 9:39am
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11th May 19, 3:09pm
With headline mortgage rates from every bank for every fixed term now below 5% and most key rates below 4%, this is a very competitive home loan market. Cash incentives are also available as well
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With headline mortgage rates from every bank for every fixed term now below 5% and most key rates below 4%, this is a very competitive home loan market. Cash incentives are also available as well
11th May 19, 3:09pm
10th May 19, 3:33pm
Home loan rates continue to be cut, but somewhat surprisingly, there are a small handful of rises as well. The outliers stand out more
Home loan rates continue to be cut, but somewhat surprisingly, there are a small handful of rises as well. The outliers stand out more
10th May 19, 3:33pm
10th May 19, 9:24am
Laybuy co-founder Gary Rohloff says buy now pay later providers shouldn't be scared of future government regulation and oversight
Laybuy co-founder Gary Rohloff says buy now pay later providers shouldn't be scared of future government regulation and oversight
10th May 19, 9:24am
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9th May 19, 12:03pm
Banks are trimming interest rates for savings accounts and term deposits. We update the latest changes
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Banks are trimming interest rates for savings accounts and term deposits. We update the latest changes
9th May 19, 12:03pm
9th May 19, 10:43am
ANZ NZ CEO David Hisco suggests he won't be personally rushing to embrace open banking as Minister Kris Faafoi awaits 'concrete plans' from banks on how they will provide access to third-parties
ANZ NZ CEO David Hisco suggests he won't be personally rushing to embrace open banking as Minister Kris Faafoi awaits 'concrete plans' from banks on how they will provide access to third-parties
9th May 19, 10:43am
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8th May 19, 2:31pm
Following the RBNZ's -25 bps official rate cut, banks are trimming their home loan rates, including floating rates. Here is an updated list
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Following the RBNZ's -25 bps official rate cut, banks are trimming their home loan rates, including floating rates. Here is an updated list
8th May 19, 2:31pm
8th May 19, 12:21pm
After 10 weeks as one of the lowest two-year home loan rates available, HSBC says it's 'special' two-year offer will expire at the end of this week
After 10 weeks as one of the lowest two-year home loan rates available, HSBC says it's 'special' two-year offer will expire at the end of this week
8th May 19, 12:21pm
7th May 19, 11:59am
The range of term deposit offer rates tightens as yet more banks cut rates. With loan demand tepid, there is little sign of competition for customer funds
The range of term deposit offer rates tightens as yet more banks cut rates. With loan demand tepid, there is little sign of competition for customer funds
7th May 19, 11:59am
6th May 19, 4:44pm
A 'principles-based' approach towards regulating conduct and culture may sound flaky but it's the best option, say lawyer, ombudsman and consultant
A 'principles-based' approach towards regulating conduct and culture may sound flaky but it's the best option, say lawyer, ombudsman and consultant
6th May 19, 4:44pm
6th May 19, 10:38am
In the shadow of the Tax Working Group, Terry Baucher looks at other changes including the tax pressure on NZ Super, issues with 'simplification', the digital services tax, and issues with automated refunds
In the shadow of the Tax Working Group, Terry Baucher looks at other changes including the tax pressure on NZ Super, issues with 'simplification', the digital services tax, and issues with automated refunds
6th May 19, 10:38am
4th May 19, 9:31am
In a slowing housing market, banks chase carded home loan rate offers lower. Weighted average offers at challenger banks are lower than for the main banks
In a slowing housing market, banks chase carded home loan rate offers lower. Weighted average offers at challenger banks are lower than for the main banks
4th May 19, 9:31am
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3rd May 19, 2:30pm
Government to provide more support to single parents and beneficiaries with jobs, however working group urgently calls for benefits to be increased by up to 47%
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Government to provide more support to single parents and beneficiaries with jobs, however working group urgently calls for benefits to be increased by up to 47%
3rd May 19, 2:30pm
3rd May 19, 10:02am
BNZ matches two key rivals with sharp four and five year fixed home loan rates, but doesn't go as far down as Kiwibank. ANZ's equivalent offers remain uncompetitive
BNZ matches two key rivals with sharp four and five year fixed home loan rates, but doesn't go as far down as Kiwibank. ANZ's equivalent offers remain uncompetitive
3rd May 19, 10:02am
2nd May 19, 7:39am
Terry Baucher interviews Andrea Black about her role in the Tax Working Group to get the inside stories about how the various factions worked on the issues, and how many issues have a life yet
Terry Baucher interviews Andrea Black about her role in the Tax Working Group to get the inside stories about how the various factions worked on the issues, and how many issues have a life yet
2nd May 19, 7:39am
1st May 19, 3:04pm
David Hargreaves argues that the Government must take a more realistic approach than currently intended in its initiatives on financial conduct
David Hargreaves argues that the Government must take a more realistic approach than currently intended in its initiatives on financial conduct
1st May 19, 3:04pm

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