Personal Finance

15th Jul 19, 10:23am
Although wholesale rates have bounced up after reaching record lows recently, banks continue to adjust their mortgage rates down. This time the cuts came with a matching term deposit rate cut
Although wholesale rates have bounced up after reaching record lows recently, banks continue to adjust their mortgage rates down. This time the cuts came with a matching term deposit rate cut
15th Jul 19, 10:23am
12th Jul 19, 11:21am
A closer look at why the IRD's hiking interest rates payable by under-payers of tax and cutting rates receivable by over-payers of tax
A closer look at why the IRD's hiking interest rates payable by under-payers of tax and cutting rates receivable by over-payers of tax
12th Jul 19, 11:21am
11th Jul 19, 9:43am
KPMG's head of banking and finance John Kensington wonders whether the growing trend of young Kiwis using Kiwisaver for a home deposit is just 'pushing the problem of retirement affordability down the track' for future generations
KPMG's head of banking and finance John Kensington wonders whether the growing trend of young Kiwis using Kiwisaver for a home deposit is just 'pushing the problem of retirement affordability down the track' for future generations
11th Jul 19, 9:43am
11th Jul 19, 7:22am
Tower gets ahead of regulatory curve by committing to taking a more consumer-friendly approach towards disclosure; IAG begs the Government not to make it go this far
Tower gets ahead of regulatory curve by committing to taking a more consumer-friendly approach towards disclosure; IAG begs the Government not to make it go this far
11th Jul 19, 7:22am
10th Jul 19, 10:15am
Term deposit interest rates are falling further, with the premium for longer terms having almost evaporated; savers are still getting paid something for 'risk' - but this may not last
Term deposit interest rates are falling further, with the premium for longer terms having almost evaporated; savers are still getting paid something for 'risk' - but this may not last
10th Jul 19, 10:15am
9th Jul 19, 5:00am
Phase two of RBNZ Act review raises the possibility of loan-to-value ratio restrictions being extended from banks to all lenders active in the residential mortgage market
Phase two of RBNZ Act review raises the possibility of loan-to-value ratio restrictions being extended from banks to all lenders active in the residential mortgage market
9th Jul 19, 5:00am
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8th Jul 19, 12:43pm
Commerce Commission takes legal action against payday lender Moola for alleged breaches of the CCCFA, seeks injunction to prevent new lending. Moola to defend the claim 
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Commerce Commission takes legal action against payday lender Moola for alleged breaches of the CCCFA, seeks injunction to prevent new lending. Moola to defend the claim 
8th Jul 19, 12:43pm
6th Jul 19, 9:25am
Terry Baucher updates us on the latest in tax law, the new business-use claim rates, the PIR fix, and the odd and unequal world of international data sharing
Terry Baucher updates us on the latest in tax law, the new business-use claim rates, the PIR fix, and the odd and unequal world of international data sharing
6th Jul 19, 9:25am
5th Jul 19, 9:43am
Mastercard New Zealand boss says 'watch this space' following the company's acquisition of point of sale financing provider Vyze
Mastercard New Zealand boss says 'watch this space' following the company's acquisition of point of sale financing provider Vyze
5th Jul 19, 9:43am
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4th Jul 19, 5:00am
Jenée Tibshraeny compares investment platforms Sharesies, InvestNow and Hatch, as they continue to break new ground making local and global markets more accessible
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Jenée Tibshraeny compares investment platforms Sharesies, InvestNow and Hatch, as they continue to break new ground making local and global markets more accessible
4th Jul 19, 5:00am
3rd Jul 19, 5:00am
ANZ's NZ vehicle and asset finance provider subsidiary UDC Finance has reported another rise in interim earnings as it mulls a return of funds to investors later this calendar year
ANZ's NZ vehicle and asset finance provider subsidiary UDC Finance has reported another rise in interim earnings as it mulls a return of funds to investors later this calendar year
3rd Jul 19, 5:00am
2nd Jul 19, 3:31pm
Visa unveils 'buy now, pay later service' noting instalment payment volumes have been growing twice as fast as credit card volumes
Visa unveils 'buy now, pay later service' noting instalment payment volumes have been growing twice as fast as credit card volumes
2nd Jul 19, 3:31pm
2nd Jul 19, 10:25am
Commerce Commission takes legal action against Wellington-based Real Finance over unreasonable fees and charges
Commerce Commission takes legal action against Wellington-based Real Finance over unreasonable fees and charges
2nd Jul 19, 10:25am
29th Jun 19, 10:02am
The Law Commission dusts off a review of class actions and litigation funding after getting a green light from Minister of Justice Andrew Little to resume stalled project
The Law Commission dusts off a review of class actions and litigation funding after getting a green light from Minister of Justice Andrew Little to resume stalled project
29th Jun 19, 10:02am
29th Jun 19, 9:32am
We are now in the depth of the Winter mortgage season. Wholesale swap rates have turned up recently. Banks are pulling back on their 'specials', keeping powder dry for the upcoming Spring campaigns
We are now in the depth of the Winter mortgage season. Wholesale swap rates have turned up recently. Banks are pulling back on their 'specials', keeping powder dry for the upcoming Spring campaigns
29th Jun 19, 9:32am
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26th Jun 19, 1:16pm
Kiwibank cuts credit card interest rates, dropping some below 10% for the first time as it announces new Visa deal at Mastercard's expense
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Kiwibank cuts credit card interest rates, dropping some below 10% for the first time as it announces new Visa deal at Mastercard's expense
26th Jun 19, 1:16pm
25th Jun 19, 5:00am
Commerce Commission says harsher penalties will provide unscrupulous lenders with an incentive to comply with the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act
Commerce Commission says harsher penalties will provide unscrupulous lenders with an incentive to comply with the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act
25th Jun 19, 5:00am
24th Jun 19, 2:14pm
Two cuts to fixed mortgage rates and one increase come from BNZ as they tweak their carded offers. Even in the real estate off-season banks manoeuvre to get a competitive advantage
Two cuts to fixed mortgage rates and one increase come from BNZ as they tweak their carded offers. Even in the real estate off-season banks manoeuvre to get a competitive advantage
24th Jun 19, 2:14pm
24th Jun 19, 9:44am
As open banking in New Zealand slowly grinds into action, we look at what data of theirs banks' customers will be able to share with third parties
As open banking in New Zealand slowly grinds into action, we look at what data of theirs banks' customers will be able to share with third parties
24th Jun 19, 9:44am
24th Jun 19, 12:06am
In a falling mortgage rate market, a major lender shifts a key rate higher, putting it back in the middle of the pack
In a falling mortgage rate market, a major lender shifts a key rate higher, putting it back in the middle of the pack
24th Jun 19, 12:06am

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