Personal Finance

10 Nov 18, 9:00am
New Zealand's largest home loan lender challenges its main rivals with a sub-4% one year fixed mortgage rate - just as wholesale swap rates turn up
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7 Nov 18, 3:24pm
Government's suggestion of establishing a legal duty for banks to consider customers' long-term outcomes would be a shift to a fiduciary duty of care from buyer beware
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5 Nov 18, 9:49am
Kiwibank is the next one to chop a key home loan rate, reducing its one year fixed rate to 4.05% as the main banks follow the challenger banks lower
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3 Nov 18, 11:17am
Three cuts from a rising challenger bank tighten the rate competition for home loans. While none of these reductions are market-leading, they reinforce the downward trend in mortgage rate offers
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3 Nov 18, 9:57am
Heavy buying by just three dictatorships add significantly to current gold demand, but are overwhelmed by even faster supply flows. Prices are falling. Investors are shying away
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3 Nov 18, 9:43am
Moneyhub's Christopher Walsh takes a deep look at a SME capital raising sector that was touted as 'the next big thing' but has struggled to gain traction and credibility in New Zealand
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2 Nov 18, 11:08am
Consultation document for next stage of Reserve Bank Act review gives clear signals that some form of formal protection for bank depositors is likely to be introduced
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1 Nov 18, 2:25pm
Benefits of making lenders disclose the effective cost of credit, by combining interest rates & fees, deemed not sufficient to warrant the costs and complexities, MBIE says
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31 Oct 18, 10:18am
Two and a half years after putting NZ finance subsidiary UDC on the block, ANZ says it's 'putting on hold' all sale discussions
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31 Oct 18, 10:04am
Another bank trims a key fixed home loan rate. We review where the market is settling to and assess how much lower it could go as banks try to protect their margins
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30 Oct 18, 11:07am
Average annual housing costs rose faster than average annual household income over the past decade, Statistics NZ says
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29 Oct 18, 9:33am
The Little Black Book of Scams: no matter what type of scam, here are eight common features to be on the lookout for
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29 Oct 18, 8:36am
As mortgage lenders pull back from lending to property investors, offers to owner-occupiers are getting sharper as overall mortgage market growth slows
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27 Oct 18, 9:46am
The Little Black Book of Scams: deals that seem too good to be true probably are. Fraud happens even within legitimate auction sites, even ones with .co.nz domain names
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26 Oct 18, 11:49am
Need some flex for whatever's next? Be prepared to pay heaps. We mystery shop the current Gem Finance personal loan offer
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26 Oct 18, 9:22am
The Little Black Book of Scams: watch out for fraudsters who hope to take advantage of people's suffering, especially those promising dramatic results with little effort
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25 Oct 18, 11:03am
The Little Black Book of Scams: 'free' subscription offers can quickly lead to payment obligations that are very hard to get out of
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24 Oct 18, 11:03am
The Little Black Book of Scams: Urgent calls from someone claiming to be a grandchild need to be verified
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23 Oct 18, 10:44am
The Little Black Book of Scams: Aggressive face-to-face pitches at your front door are often scams, pitching charity donations, investments or home services
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22 Oct 18, 10:54am
The Little Black Book of Scams: Always check to make sure calls, texts or emails from the IRD are real. Tax scams are on the rise
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