Personal Finance

20 Jun 18, 7:36am
Investors in bank deposits need to know that their bank has the liquidity to operate safely, with sufficient margin to tolerate unusual stresses
16 Jun 18, 9:20am
Peer to peer lending facilitator Harmoney is to begin lending money through its own online platform
13 Jun 18, 3:11pm
Henry Chueh compares the different brokers, exchanges and P2P services that enable you to buy cryptocurrencies in New Zealand dollars
13 Jun 18, 9:18am
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
12 Jun 18, 8:00pm
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 
12 Jun 18, 12:07pm
Government review of Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act includes a look at credit card interest rates
9 Jun 18, 10:54am
Matt Gibson explains how bitcoin works and the role blockchain technology plays in in its existence
7 Jun 18, 11:08am
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
1 Jun 18, 7:38am
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’
31 May 18, 1:20pm
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
30 May 18, 5:14pm
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
30 May 18, 1:04pm
RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr is confident NZ’s highly indebted households can withstand interest rate rises, as long as there are no ‘abrupt changes’
28 May 18, 3:03pm
RBNZ's head of prudential supervision Toby Fiennes hopes this week's Dashboard launch will make banks feel that they're under more scrutiny
21 May 18, 10:31am
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'
17 May 18, 3:25pm
Our compilation of some of the key comments made in response to the 2018 Budget
16 May 18, 2:47pm
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
15 May 18, 5:24pm
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
11 May 18, 5:00am
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 
10 May 18, 2:57pm
An argument for why cryptocurrency traders can't be treated the same as property investors by the IRD
9 May 18, 4:03pm
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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