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21st Sep 20, 3:35pm
Reserve Bank figures show credit card billings dropped a seasonally-adjusted 5.8% in August as Auckland went into level 3 lockdown and the rest of the country level 2
Reserve Bank figures show credit card billings dropped a seasonally-adjusted 5.8% in August as Auckland went into level 3 lockdown and the rest of the country level 2
21st Sep 20, 3:35pm
21st Sep 20, 3:12pm
Simon Swallow looks at what the proposed tax rate increase in New Zealand will have on pension transfers – will you accidently become one of the top 2%?
Simon Swallow looks at what the proposed tax rate increase in New Zealand will have on pension transfers – will you accidently become one of the top 2%?
21st Sep 20, 3:12pm
21st Sep 20, 2:32pm
We have a calculator that uses your deposit saved, and how much you can afford for a mortgage repayment, to work out what you can bid for a house
We have a calculator that uses your deposit saved, and how much you can afford for a mortgage repayment, to work out what you can bid for a house
21st Sep 20, 2:32pm
21st Sep 20, 1:02pm
Centrix managing director Keith McLaughlin suggests lenders will need to work with some customers who have their mortgages deferred to refinance or restructure
Centrix managing director Keith McLaughlin suggests lenders will need to work with some customers who have their mortgages deferred to refinance or restructure
21st Sep 20, 1:02pm
19th Sep 20, 9:42am
The economic climate has brought interest rates to very low levels and the environment may have changed semi-permanently. Banks now vie to offer the lowest rates to their depositors
The economic climate has brought interest rates to very low levels and the environment may have changed semi-permanently. Banks now vie to offer the lowest rates to their depositors
19th Sep 20, 9:42am
15th Sep 20, 9:17am
Try our handy calculator that shows how much you save when you pay a home loan down faster - and it is usually much more than you might imagine even when interest rates are very low
Try our handy calculator that shows how much you save when you pay a home loan down faster - and it is usually much more than you might imagine even when interest rates are very low
15th Sep 20, 9:17am
15th Sep 20, 5:00am
CEO Chris Lamers says Flexigroup doesn't anticipate merchant service fees charged by its buy now pay later service would be included in any government regulation
CEO Chris Lamers says Flexigroup doesn't anticipate merchant service fees charged by its buy now pay later service would be included in any government regulation
15th Sep 20, 5:00am
12th Sep 20, 9:31am
National Australia Bank and Commonwealth Bank of Australia push back at buy now pay later service providers with zero interest rate credit cards
National Australia Bank and Commonwealth Bank of Australia push back at buy now pay later service providers with zero interest rate credit cards
12th Sep 20, 9:31am
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10th Sep 20, 1:31pm
Jenée Tibshraeny provides a reminder of how deep the economy's reliance on the property market goes as we ponder Labour's caution on tax
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Jenée Tibshraeny provides a reminder of how deep the economy's reliance on the property market goes as we ponder Labour's caution on tax
10th Sep 20, 1:31pm
7th Sep 20, 4:04pm
Figures from credit bureau Equifax show consumer loan arrears down significantly this year. But what will happen when COVID-19 related support ends?
Figures from credit bureau Equifax show consumer loan arrears down significantly this year. But what will happen when COVID-19 related support ends?
7th Sep 20, 4:04pm
6th Sep 20, 8:02am
The Week in Tax; Terry Baucher talks to Lynda Moore about how you can make better choices managing money and reaching financial goals
The Week in Tax; Terry Baucher talks to Lynda Moore about how you can make better choices managing money and reaching financial goals
6th Sep 20, 8:02am
2nd Sep 20, 11:21am
Two investors, two views on whether to increase or decrease your exposure to shares as the market rallies
Two investors, two views on whether to increase or decrease your exposure to shares as the market rallies
2nd Sep 20, 11:21am
1st Sep 20, 12:23pm
Ethical investment advocate says the managers of New Zealand's large and passive funds are most behind the ball on the Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) front
Ethical investment advocate says the managers of New Zealand's large and passive funds are most behind the ball on the Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) front
1st Sep 20, 12:23pm
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26th Aug 20, 9:00am
Bonus Bonds Scheme to be wound up by ANZ, with the bank blaming low interest rates reducing the investment returns of the scheme, and thus hitting the size of the prize pool
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Bonus Bonds Scheme to be wound up by ANZ, with the bank blaming low interest rates reducing the investment returns of the scheme, and thus hitting the size of the prize pool
26th Aug 20, 9:00am
22nd Aug 20, 9:56am
As banks take their cues from the RBNZ, the main banks push harder to lower the cost of interest paid to customers in a taste of what is to come
As banks take their cues from the RBNZ, the main banks push harder to lower the cost of interest paid to customers in a taste of what is to come
22nd Aug 20, 9:56am
19th Aug 20, 10:45am
Boss of credit bureau Centrix surprised by volume of borrowers in arrears not seeking a mortgage deferral, says credit demand fell across country when Auckland moved into new lockdown
Boss of credit bureau Centrix surprised by volume of borrowers in arrears not seeking a mortgage deferral, says credit demand fell across country when Auckland moved into new lockdown
19th Aug 20, 10:45am
17th Aug 20, 5:20pm
A large challenger bank trims home loan rates to near market-leading levels, the first to do so after the RBNZ MPS and the first to line up for the Spring real estate selling season race
A large challenger bank trims home loan rates to near market-leading levels, the first to do so after the RBNZ MPS and the first to line up for the Spring real estate selling season race
17th Aug 20, 5:20pm
13th Aug 20, 12:03pm
As term deposit rates fall into the basement, the cupboards are increasing bare of tax-paid returns that can keep up with inflation, as low as that is
As term deposit rates fall into the basement, the cupboards are increasing bare of tax-paid returns that can keep up with inflation, as low as that is
13th Aug 20, 12:03pm
12th Aug 20, 5:00am
Banking Ombudsman website to feature dashboard providing detailed information about bank customers' complaints
Banking Ombudsman website to feature dashboard providing detailed information about bank customers' complaints
12th Aug 20, 5:00am
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5th Aug 20, 12:12pm
MBIE sees case for government intervention to establish a consumer data right to 'help give consumers access to a wider range of products & services that better meet their needs'
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MBIE sees case for government intervention to establish a consumer data right to 'help give consumers access to a wider range of products & services that better meet their needs'
5th Aug 20, 12:12pm
Days to the General Election: 25
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