Personal Finance

24th Nov 20, 11:50am
Credit bureau Centrix says nearly a fifth of Kiwi superannuitants still have a mortgage
Credit bureau Centrix says nearly a fifth of Kiwi superannuitants still have a mortgage
24th Nov 20, 11:50am
19th Nov 20, 9:56am
Investors warned to beware of a rising volume of scams including phishing scams in dual warnings from the Financial Markets Authority and Department of Internal Affairs
Investors warned to beware of a rising volume of scams including phishing scams in dual warnings from the Financial Markets Authority and Department of Internal Affairs
19th Nov 20, 9:56am
17th Nov 20, 9:00am
With the Reserve Bank's Funding for Lending Programme set to offer banks very cheap funding, there's plenty of scope for banks to cut floating mortgage rates, Kiwibank's economists argue
With the Reserve Bank's Funding for Lending Programme set to offer banks very cheap funding, there's plenty of scope for banks to cut floating mortgage rates, Kiwibank's economists argue
17th Nov 20, 9:00am
12th Nov 20, 5:07pm
Banks are moving quickly to reinstate LVR restrictions now that they have the RBNZ's signal. The first to announce them is heavyweight ASB, which is moving 'immediately'
Banks are moving quickly to reinstate LVR restrictions now that they have the RBNZ's signal. The first to announce them is heavyweight ASB, which is moving 'immediately'
12th Nov 20, 5:07pm
9th Nov 20, 11:20am
The bank with the lowest floating home loan rate has cut it aggressively again, setting it about 200 basis points lower than most rivals - provided you apply online (and without a broker)
The bank with the lowest floating home loan rate has cut it aggressively again, setting it about 200 basis points lower than most rivals - provided you apply online (and without a broker)
9th Nov 20, 11:20am
6th Nov 20, 10:27am
HSBC pushed fixed home loan rate offers lower yet again, with some market-leading low levels for their Premier product. They have cut TD rates as well. Meanwhile other banks are offering cashbacks more liberally
HSBC pushed fixed home loan rate offers lower yet again, with some market-leading low levels for their Premier product. They have cut TD rates as well. Meanwhile other banks are offering cashbacks more liberally
6th Nov 20, 10:27am
2nd Nov 20, 9:54am
ANZ says investors holding Bonus Bonds will now be unable to make redemptions but is confident that remaining bondholders will receive a share of reserves over and above their original investment
ANZ says investors holding Bonus Bonds will now be unable to make redemptions but is confident that remaining bondholders will receive a share of reserves over and above their original investment
2nd Nov 20, 9:54am
27th Oct 20, 6:55pm
ANZ takes term deposit rate offers down to levels never seen before, with no offers above 1%. Is this the death knell for term deposits?
ANZ takes term deposit rate offers down to levels never seen before, with no offers above 1%. Is this the death knell for term deposits?
27th Oct 20, 6:55pm
27th Oct 20, 2:18pm
Our best-in-class mortgage calculators give you unique insights when you are making key decisions involving borrowing in today's sky-high housing market - despite low interest rates
Our best-in-class mortgage calculators give you unique insights when you are making key decisions involving borrowing in today's sky-high housing market - despite low interest rates
27th Oct 20, 2:18pm
26th Oct 20, 10:49am
We release a new profile for the listed company Ryman Healthcare (RYM) and update last week's key movements on the NZX50
We release a new profile for the listed company Ryman Healthcare (RYM) and update last week's key movements on the NZX50
26th Oct 20, 10:49am
26th Oct 20, 6:47am
Bonds are currently providing low returns, but are they really that low-risk? Some investors are re-thinking the way bonds fit into their portfolios
Bonds are currently providing low returns, but are they really that low-risk? Some investors are re-thinking the way bonds fit into their portfolios
26th Oct 20, 6:47am
24th Oct 20, 7:53am
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at the tough calls the Government needs to make around spreading the cost of climate and natural disaster risk 
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at the tough calls the Government needs to make around spreading the cost of climate and natural disaster risk 
24th Oct 20, 7:53am
19th Oct 20, 11:24am
Whether you are upsizing or downsizing your house, you will need to ensure the financial consequences are as liveable as your new home. We have a calculator for that
Whether you are upsizing or downsizing your house, you will need to ensure the financial consequences are as liveable as your new home. We have a calculator for that
19th Oct 20, 11:24am
19th Oct 20, 10:32am
We release a new profile for the listed company Spark New Zealand (SPK) and update the week's key movements on the NZX50
We release a new profile for the listed company Spark New Zealand (SPK) and update the week's key movements on the NZX50
19th Oct 20, 10:32am
16th Oct 20, 10:45am
ASB's term deposit rate cuts set a new low benchmark ahead of the next Reserve Bank Monetary Policy Statement, but savers are still saving at banks
ASB's term deposit rate cuts set a new low benchmark ahead of the next Reserve Bank Monetary Policy Statement, but savers are still saving at banks
16th Oct 20, 10:45am
15th Oct 20, 9:42am
RBNZ deputy governor and manager for financial stability Geoff Bascand airs concerns about open banking, sounds lukewarm on the prospect of regulating merchant service fees
RBNZ deputy governor and manager for financial stability Geoff Bascand airs concerns about open banking, sounds lukewarm on the prospect of regulating merchant service fees
15th Oct 20, 9:42am
13th Oct 20, 9:00am
New InvestNow offering gives KiwiSaver members the option of spreading their investments between different fund managers
New InvestNow offering gives KiwiSaver members the option of spreading their investments between different fund managers
13th Oct 20, 9:00am
12th Oct 20, 2:07pm
Another challenger bank has launched even lower home loan rate offers today, the first time any mortgage rate has fallen below 2%. These Heartland offers are digital-only
Another challenger bank has launched even lower home loan rate offers today, the first time any mortgage rate has fallen below 2%. These Heartland offers are digital-only
12th Oct 20, 2:07pm
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12th Oct 20, 11:55am
Treasury makes a third cut to its Kiwi Bond interest rates this year, taking them down to just a few basis points. And they have dropped all their distribution agent channels at the same time
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Treasury makes a third cut to its Kiwi Bond interest rates this year, taking them down to just a few basis points. And they have dropped all their distribution agent channels at the same time
12th Oct 20, 11:55am
12th Oct 20, 9:27am
Challenger bank SBS has grabbed the market leading home loan rate position with 2.49% fixed for 18 months, two and three years
Challenger bank SBS has grabbed the market leading home loan rate position with 2.49% fixed for 18 months, two and three years
12th Oct 20, 9:27am
10th Oct 20, 10:27am
We release a new profile for the listed company Auckland International Airport (AIA) and update the week's key movements on the NZX50
We release a new profile for the listed company Auckland International Airport (AIA) and update the week's key movements on the NZX50
10th Oct 20, 10:27am
9th Oct 20, 10:16am
ANZ economists say housing credit growth is being supported by falling mortgage rates, but any future downturn in the housing market would be expected to suppress spending and deepen the economic downturn
ANZ economists say housing credit growth is being supported by falling mortgage rates, but any future downturn in the housing market would be expected to suppress spending and deepen the economic downturn
9th Oct 20, 10:16am
6th Oct 20, 3:14pm
Kiwibank economists have been scrutinising our Covid spending. It's good news and bad news. We are eating really healthily. But we're drinking more and gambling
Kiwibank economists have been scrutinising our Covid spending. It's good news and bad news. We are eating really healthily. But we're drinking more and gambling
6th Oct 20, 3:14pm
1st Oct 20, 7:06pm
Economic crisis and low interest rates prompt mixed reactions from investors - first-home buyers pile in, KiwiSaver investors go conservative
Economic crisis and low interest rates prompt mixed reactions from investors - first-home buyers pile in, KiwiSaver investors go conservative
1st Oct 20, 7:06pm
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30th Sep 20, 3:42pm
Reserve Bank statistics show household deposits have grown at their fastest rate in four years while, the amount owed on houses just had its biggest monthly rise in 13 years
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Reserve Bank statistics show household deposits have grown at their fastest rate in four years while, the amount owed on houses just had its biggest monthly rise in 13 years
30th Sep 20, 3:42pm

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