Personal Finance

20th Apr 19, 9:31am
Compounding interest has a fierce effect on the cost of letting your credit card balance roll over each month, boosting sky-high rates even higher
Compounding interest has a fierce effect on the cost of letting your credit card balance roll over each month, boosting sky-high rates even higher
20th Apr 19, 9:31am
15th Apr 19, 5:26pm
Terry Baucher's review of the tax world this week covers stress on the Brightline, the implications from a CGT on Māori land, and how automatic tax refunds are developing
Terry Baucher's review of the tax world this week covers stress on the Brightline, the implications from a CGT on Māori land, and how automatic tax refunds are developing
15th Apr 19, 5:26pm
15th Apr 19, 11:29am
Chapman Tripp says government legislation designed to crack down on predatory lending could drive some borrowers to high cost loans
Chapman Tripp says government legislation designed to crack down on predatory lending could drive some borrowers to high cost loans
15th Apr 19, 11:29am
15th Apr 19, 9:51am
Another bank tweaks its rates for longer term fixed home loans, adding a new market leading rate while holding on to another. It cuts term deposit rates at the same time
Another bank tweaks its rates for longer term fixed home loans, adding a new market leading rate while holding on to another. It cuts term deposit rates at the same time
15th Apr 19, 9:51am
13th Apr 19, 9:46am
Finance broker alleges loan applications to 3rd tier lenders are being rejected because of payday loans, with finance company boss saying payday loans are often a sign someone has financial problems
Finance broker alleges loan applications to 3rd tier lenders are being rejected because of payday loans, with finance company boss saying payday loans are often a sign someone has financial problems
13th Apr 19, 9:46am
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11th Apr 19, 5:04pm
Many banks rush to cut term deposit rates, leaving few outliers and fewer options to lock in what were already considered low rates before they are trimmed even lower
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Many banks rush to cut term deposit rates, leaving few outliers and fewer options to lock in what were already considered low rates before they are trimmed even lower
11th Apr 19, 5:04pm
10th Apr 19, 11:44am
Home Funding Group faces Commerce Commission action for allegedly claiming it was offering a savings scheme when clients were instead paying for mortgage brokering and financial coaching
Home Funding Group faces Commerce Commission action for allegedly claiming it was offering a savings scheme when clients were instead paying for mortgage brokering and financial coaching
10th Apr 19, 11:44am
8th Apr 19, 5:48pm
New Zealand's largest home loan lender chooses to compete hard at the short end of the mortgage market, leaving most of its rivals battling for borrowers interested in low rates at longer terms
New Zealand's largest home loan lender chooses to compete hard at the short end of the mortgage market, leaving most of its rivals battling for borrowers interested in low rates at longer terms
8th Apr 19, 5:48pm
8th Apr 19, 4:31pm
Westpac sharpens some longer home loan rates, but not sharper than those offered by ASB, and not as sharp as Kiwibank's market-leading five year rate
Westpac sharpens some longer home loan rates, but not sharper than those offered by ASB, and not as sharp as Kiwibank's market-leading five year rate
8th Apr 19, 4:31pm
8th Apr 19, 3:22pm
FinCap says government should be taking a tougher stance against loan sharks
FinCap says government should be taking a tougher stance against loan sharks
8th Apr 19, 3:22pm
6th Apr 19, 7:01am
With future interest rate cuts on the cards is paying a break fee to terminate your fixed term mortgage a good option?
With future interest rate cuts on the cards is paying a break fee to terminate your fixed term mortgage a good option?
6th Apr 19, 7:01am
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5th Apr 19, 3:21pm
Branches of two local Chinese banks launch new lower and competitive home loan interest rate offers, one of them at 3.65% and 4 bps below the benchmark HSBC Premier offer
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Branches of two local Chinese banks launch new lower and competitive home loan interest rate offers, one of them at 3.65% and 4 bps below the benchmark HSBC Premier offer
5th Apr 19, 3:21pm
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4th Apr 19, 2:58pm
Another major bank has adopted ASB's market-leading three year mortgage rate. TSB's price-match offer applies
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Another major bank has adopted ASB's market-leading three year mortgage rate. TSB's price-match offer applies
4th Apr 19, 2:58pm
4th Apr 19, 12:00pm
ASB the latest to cut term deposit rates and the premium for longer terms dissolves. Range between banks temporarily wide at present
ASB the latest to cut term deposit rates and the premium for longer terms dissolves. Range between banks temporarily wide at present
4th Apr 19, 12:00pm
4th Apr 19, 12:30am
ASB goes long. It raises its one year 'special' but cuts its 3 year rate to 3.95%, and reduces its 4 and 5 years rates too. And TSB's price-match offer applies
ASB goes long. It raises its one year 'special' but cuts its 3 year rate to 3.95%, and reduces its 4 and 5 years rates too. And TSB's price-match offer applies
4th Apr 19, 12:30am
3rd Apr 19, 6:02pm
Kiwibank says it's 'front running' potential OCR cuts with its aggressive five year mortgage rate and offering borrowers certainty
Kiwibank says it's 'front running' potential OCR cuts with its aggressive five year mortgage rate and offering borrowers certainty
3rd Apr 19, 6:02pm
3rd Apr 19, 3:28pm
Netsafe says a new central government agency is needed to address the massive growth in online scams and fraud
Netsafe says a new central government agency is needed to address the massive growth in online scams and fraud
3rd Apr 19, 3:28pm
3rd Apr 19, 3:28pm
Netsafe says a new central government agency is needed to address the massive growth in online scams and fraud
Netsafe says a new central government agency is needed to address the massive growth in online scams and fraud
3rd Apr 19, 3:28pm
3rd Apr 19, 8:56am
Both SBS Bank and the Co-op Bank cut home loan rates in interesting ways, with one of them setting new market-leading levels
Both SBS Bank and the Co-op Bank cut home loan rates in interesting ways, with one of them setting new market-leading levels
3rd Apr 19, 8:56am
27th Mar 19, 4:39pm
The state-owned bank is the first out of the blocks with a sharply lower home loan rate offer following the latest RBNZ monetary policy indication
The state-owned bank is the first out of the blocks with a sharply lower home loan rate offer following the latest RBNZ monetary policy indication
27th Mar 19, 4:39pm

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