Personal Finance

4th Mar 21, 10:41am
Consumer Affairs Minister says $352 mln has been returned for Covid-cancelled overseas travel
Consumer Affairs Minister says $352 mln has been returned for Covid-cancelled overseas travel
4th Mar 21, 10:41am
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3rd Mar 21, 3:28pm
Banking Ombudsman Nicola Sladden says new whistle-blowing service offers bank staff 'a safe and independent channel to sing out and raise concerns'
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Banking Ombudsman Nicola Sladden says new whistle-blowing service offers bank staff 'a safe and independent channel to sing out and raise concerns'
3rd Mar 21, 3:28pm
3rd Mar 21, 10:36am
Commerce Commission says Moola charged unreasonable credit and default fees in 2016 and 2017; commission still has an 'irresponsible lending' High Court case against Moola
Commerce Commission says Moola charged unreasonable credit and default fees in 2016 and 2017; commission still has an 'irresponsible lending' High Court case against Moola
3rd Mar 21, 10:36am
2nd Mar 21, 8:48am
Australian financial services industry rolls out Code of Practice for buy now pay later sector designed to stave off government regulation
Australian financial services industry rolls out Code of Practice for buy now pay later sector designed to stave off government regulation
2nd Mar 21, 8:48am
1st Mar 21, 8:00am
ASB lifts range of term deposit rates with five-year rate increasing 75 basis points to 1.75%
ASB lifts range of term deposit rates with five-year rate increasing 75 basis points to 1.75%
1st Mar 21, 8:00am
27th Feb 21, 12:28pm
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Interest rates have been a key driver for gold in both 2020 and 2021. As interest rates have moved higher, the gold price has decreased but higher inflation expectations may provide some support for gold
Interest rates have been a key driver for gold in both 2020 and 2021. As interest rates have moved higher, the gold price has decreased but higher inflation expectations may provide some support for gold
27th Feb 21, 12:28pm
25th Feb 21, 6:54am
Inland Revenue estimates the average 'high wealth individual' in New Zealand pays 12% tax on all their income, including non-taxable capital gains
Inland Revenue estimates the average 'high wealth individual' in New Zealand pays 12% tax on all their income, including non-taxable capital gains
25th Feb 21, 6:54am
21st Feb 21, 9:39am
Jane Wrightson wants changes to the fast-growing retirement village industry where there is growing tension between big business on one side and increasingly vulnerable individuals on the other
Jane Wrightson wants changes to the fast-growing retirement village industry where there is growing tension between big business on one side and increasingly vulnerable individuals on the other
21st Feb 21, 9:39am
18th Feb 21, 9:33am
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Bill Patterson says the tough new rules for trusts may require professional advisers to completely rethink the advice they give clients about trusts and trustees as taxpayer obligations shift sharply
Bill Patterson says the tough new rules for trusts may require professional advisers to completely rethink the advice they give clients about trusts and trustees as taxpayer obligations shift sharply
18th Feb 21, 9:33am
12th Feb 21, 4:02pm
SBS Bank extends its 2.29% home loan rate out to terms of 18 months and two years fixed, making the two year offer the lowest in the market. It is also offering up to $6000 as a cash incentive
SBS Bank extends its 2.29% home loan rate out to terms of 18 months and two years fixed, making the two year offer the lowest in the market. It is also offering up to $6000 as a cash incentive
12th Feb 21, 4:02pm
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12th Feb 21, 12:47pm
The FMA says ANZ had admitted making misleading representations in providing credit card repayment insurance to some customers
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The FMA says ANZ had admitted making misleading representations in providing credit card repayment insurance to some customers
12th Feb 21, 12:47pm
11th Feb 21, 1:47pm
Mercer's David Scobie examines the 'confounding' strong investment returns made in the past year
Mercer's David Scobie examines the 'confounding' strong investment returns made in the past year
11th Feb 21, 1:47pm
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10th Feb 21, 10:10am
Another challenger bank goes below 2% for mortgages, as the 2021 home loan market swells on sharply rising demand. These challenger banks have opened up a 30 bps rate advantage over the main banks
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Another challenger bank goes below 2% for mortgages, as the 2021 home loan market swells on sharply rising demand. These challenger banks have opened up a 30 bps rate advantage over the main banks
10th Feb 21, 10:10am
7th Feb 21, 2:00pm
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The World Gold Council sets out five key reasons why cryptocurrencies are no alternative to the yellow metal in your investment portfolio
The World Gold Council sets out five key reasons why cryptocurrencies are no alternative to the yellow metal in your investment portfolio
7th Feb 21, 2:00pm
5th Feb 21, 8:00am
Will the GameStop saga change the way markets operate? NZ's financial markets watchdog thinks it could; Traders and market watchers consider where to from here
Will the GameStop saga change the way markets operate? NZ's financial markets watchdog thinks it could; Traders and market watchers consider where to from here
5th Feb 21, 8:00am
4th Feb 21, 12:08pm
British government acting on advice buy now pay later credit sector needs to be regulated 'as a matter of urgency' to protect consumers
British government acting on advice buy now pay later credit sector needs to be regulated 'as a matter of urgency' to protect consumers
4th Feb 21, 12:08pm
2nd Feb 21, 1:17pm
Economics research firm Capital Economics says the Wallstreetbets saga of recent days highlights how technology allows asset bubbles to inflate more quickly than in the past
Economics research firm Capital Economics says the Wallstreetbets saga of recent days highlights how technology allows asset bubbles to inflate more quickly than in the past
2nd Feb 21, 1:17pm
30th Jan 21, 9:16am
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The World Gold Council reports consumer demand for gold fell -14% in 2020 to 3,760 tonnes, the first sub-4,000 tonne year since 2009
The World Gold Council reports consumer demand for gold fell -14% in 2020 to 3,760 tonnes, the first sub-4,000 tonne year since 2009
30th Jan 21, 9:16am
29th Jan 21, 4:52pm
Thousands of kiwis get in on GameStop action, as Sharesies users alone make $20 million of trades in two weeks
Thousands of kiwis get in on GameStop action, as Sharesies users alone make $20 million of trades in two weeks
29th Jan 21, 4:52pm
29th Jan 21, 5:00am
Kiwibank economists have been tracking our spending - and we are still doing our best to make up for the lack of tourist dollars
Kiwibank economists have been tracking our spending - and we are still doing our best to make up for the lack of tourist dollars
29th Jan 21, 5:00am
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27th Jan 21, 3:30pm
A challenger bank offers first home buyers a one year fixed rate well below the main banks, raises two term deposit rates to well above the main banks as well
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A challenger bank offers first home buyers a one year fixed rate well below the main banks, raises two term deposit rates to well above the main banks as well
27th Jan 21, 3:30pm
25th Jan 21, 10:48am
Don't hold your breath if you're waiting for floating mortgage rate cuts from the big four banks. But do haggle with 'em if you want a lower rate
Don't hold your breath if you're waiting for floating mortgage rate cuts from the big four banks. But do haggle with 'em if you want a lower rate
25th Jan 21, 10:48am
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22nd Jan 21, 8:37am
More big banks slip into line with lower one year fixed rate home loan offers. BNZ is the latest, then ASB. But challenger banks still have lower rates on the table
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More big banks slip into line with lower one year fixed rate home loan offers. BNZ is the latest, then ASB. But challenger banks still have lower rates on the table
22nd Jan 21, 8:37am
19th Jan 21, 6:22pm
Another big bank has cut a key home loan rate, signaling that a new round of mortgage rate cuts are on their way. The RBNZ's FLP gives them the low cost funds to do this if they apply
Another big bank has cut a key home loan rate, signaling that a new round of mortgage rate cuts are on their way. The RBNZ's FLP gives them the low cost funds to do this if they apply
19th Jan 21, 6:22pm
16th Jan 21, 9:32am
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The World Gold Council looks ahead to see how gold will fare in the coming year, a year when they expect to see economic recovery, but also ballooning deficits, inflation, and market corrections
The World Gold Council looks ahead to see how gold will fare in the coming year, a year when they expect to see economic recovery, but also ballooning deficits, inflation, and market corrections
16th Jan 21, 9:32am

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