Personal Finance

5 Jul 18, 2:52pm
Are young people that earn decent salaries too privileged to be thrown a bone by the Government? Jenée Tibshraeny thinks not
4 Jul 18, 3:00pm
NZ warned open banking in the UK isn't all it's cracked up to be, with the tech giants rather the garage start-ups best placed to capitalise on having access to banks' data
30 Jun 18, 9:17am
The combination of boomer demographics and a weakening economy is depressing term deposit rates. Thus David Chaston says the prospect is for lower rates in the future
29 Jun 18, 11:42am
IAG the first big player in the finance sector to get rid of staff sales targets; Move comes in the wake of law changes in NZ and a royal commission inquiry in Australia
28 Jun 18, 11:28am
Do we have a household debt problem? Yes we do, but it is not as severe as you may think and we are getting it under control, David Chaston says
27 Jun 18, 10:00am
Government to strengthen consumer credit laws as it aims to stop people getting caught in 'appalling debt spirals' that are very difficult to escape
22 Jun 18, 12:00pm
ANZ's for-sale NZ finance arm lifts half-year profit 8% to $32.7 million but gives no indication of when its protracted sales process may be completed
22 Jun 18, 10:41am
Westpac cuts 1, 2 and 3-year mortgage rates by up to 10 basis points, making similar changes to those already made by ASB and ANZ
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’


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