Personal Finance

19th Oct 19, 9:49am
Martin Hawes points out that the amount you save now will have a huge bearing on what you can spend in retirement, and is probably more important than the returns on those savings
Martin Hawes points out that the amount you save now will have a huge bearing on what you can spend in retirement, and is probably more important than the returns on those savings
19th Oct 19, 9:49am
18th Oct 19, 9:42am
The last of the major banks trims its key mortgage rates, falling into line with the levels triggered by ANZ earlier in the week. With low rates very tightly bunched, no bank can afford to be out of line
The last of the major banks trims its key mortgage rates, falling into line with the levels triggered by ANZ earlier in the week. With low rates very tightly bunched, no bank can afford to be out of line
18th Oct 19, 9:42am
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17th Oct 19, 12:37pm
This week BNZ, Kiwibank and Rabobank have cut term deposit rates and a 3% offer is only available from SBS Bank now. We update where term deposit rates are being pitched in this ever-declining space
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This week BNZ, Kiwibank and Rabobank have cut term deposit rates and a 3% offer is only available from SBS Bank now. We update where term deposit rates are being pitched in this ever-declining space
17th Oct 19, 12:37pm
17th Oct 19, 10:54am
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New Zealand Taxpayers' Union economist Joe Ascroft says substantially cutting the 30% tax rate on income earned over $48,000 would send a strong message
New Zealand Taxpayers' Union economist Joe Ascroft says substantially cutting the 30% tax rate on income earned over $48,000 would send a strong message
17th Oct 19, 10:54am
17th Oct 19, 9:02am
BNZ cuts both mortgage rates and term deposit rates, lowering rates across a wider range of terms and leaving a few majors with rate levels higher than their main rivals
BNZ cuts both mortgage rates and term deposit rates, lowering rates across a wider range of terms and leaving a few majors with rate levels higher than their main rivals
17th Oct 19, 9:02am
15th Oct 19, 4:26pm
Westpac follows ANZ lower with reduced carded offers for the two key fixed home loan rates
Westpac follows ANZ lower with reduced carded offers for the two key fixed home loan rates
15th Oct 19, 4:26pm
15th Oct 19, 11:00am
Terry Baucher introduces the biggest OECD changes to international tax since the 1920s. The Government has a surplus. And Inland Revenue plays Jekyll and Hyde
Terry Baucher introduces the biggest OECD changes to international tax since the 1920s. The Government has a surplus. And Inland Revenue plays Jekyll and Hyde
15th Oct 19, 11:00am
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14th Oct 19, 3:46pm
Mortgage rate cuts from ANZ NZ for six month, one year and two year terms
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Mortgage rate cuts from ANZ NZ for six month, one year and two year terms
14th Oct 19, 3:46pm
10th Oct 19, 1:33pm
Martin Hawes wonders how many KiwiSaver members are really in the right fund type and will be badly exposed when the economic tide inevitably recedes. He counsels against simplistic positioning
Martin Hawes wonders how many KiwiSaver members are really in the right fund type and will be badly exposed when the economic tide inevitably recedes. He counsels against simplistic positioning
10th Oct 19, 1:33pm
10th Oct 19, 10:15am
Morningstar analyst Nathan Zaia argues Latitude Financial Group is highly leveraged, exposed to lower credit quality and exposed to the competitive threat of rival buy now, pay later service providers
Morningstar analyst Nathan Zaia argues Latitude Financial Group is highly leveraged, exposed to lower credit quality and exposed to the competitive threat of rival buy now, pay later service providers
10th Oct 19, 10:15am
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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
8th Oct 19, 4:06pm
The Co-operative Bank dives into the fixed home loan rate pool, going lower for five fixed terms and making a splash with 6 month and one year fixed rates
The Co-operative Bank dives into the fixed home loan rate pool, going lower for five fixed terms and making a splash with 6 month and one year fixed rates
8th Oct 19, 4:06pm
7th Oct 19, 1:27pm
Terry Baucher finds the Inland Revenue taking a look at habitual land sales, two Tax Working Group recommendations get approved, and the IRD is asking questions about your foreign earnings
Terry Baucher finds the Inland Revenue taking a look at habitual land sales, two Tax Working Group recommendations get approved, and the IRD is asking questions about your foreign earnings
7th Oct 19, 1:27pm
5th Oct 19, 9:15am
The recent arrival of personal finance resource MoneyHub has filled a need for financial education and reliable core information for many readers. We fill in some blanks about who they are and why they are doing this
The recent arrival of personal finance resource MoneyHub has filled a need for financial education and reliable core information for many readers. We fill in some blanks about who they are and why they are doing this
5th Oct 19, 9:15am
4th Oct 19, 12:04pm
IRD launches hidden economy campaign targeting the hospitality sector saying it will 'track down and prosecute businesses deliberately hiding cash sales'
IRD launches hidden economy campaign targeting the hospitality sector saying it will 'track down and prosecute businesses deliberately hiding cash sales'
4th Oct 19, 12:04pm
3rd Oct 19, 1:31pm
If you need to find an alternative to very low term deposit interest rate returns, Martin Hawes has some guidance on how you should approach the change
If you need to find an alternative to very low term deposit interest rate returns, Martin Hawes has some guidance on how you should approach the change
3rd Oct 19, 1:31pm
3rd Oct 19, 12:00pm
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Electricity market changes include big power companies having to sell electricity at 'affordable' rates into wholesale market and extending discount pricing rates to all power customers; 'backstop legislation' will allow Govt to regulate when necessary
Electricity market changes include big power companies having to sell electricity at 'affordable' rates into wholesale market and extending discount pricing rates to all power customers; 'backstop legislation' will allow Govt to regulate when necessary
3rd Oct 19, 12:00pm
3rd Oct 19, 11:02am
Terry Baucher finds a complicated mess in how the British handle differential VAT rates and exemptions, the UK tax agency's entanglements, the OECD's drive to tax energy, and the European penchant to tax everything
Terry Baucher finds a complicated mess in how the British handle differential VAT rates and exemptions, the UK tax agency's entanglements, the OECD's drive to tax energy, and the European penchant to tax everything
3rd Oct 19, 11:02am
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3rd Oct 19, 4:59am
KiwiSaver provider Simplicity announces a mortgage offer for first home buyer members that features a startlingly low floating interest rate well below current fund returns, solely funded by member contributions
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KiwiSaver provider Simplicity announces a mortgage offer for first home buyer members that features a startlingly low floating interest rate well below current fund returns, solely funded by member contributions
3rd Oct 19, 4:59am
1st Oct 19, 12:07pm
Chinese bank ICBC sharpens its home loan rate card with fixed rate offers as low at 3.18% and no 'special' rate above 4%, closely following its main rivals
Chinese bank ICBC sharpens its home loan rate card with fixed rate offers as low at 3.18% and no 'special' rate above 4%, closely following its main rivals
1st Oct 19, 12:07pm

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