Personal Finance

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
22nd Jun 19, 9:01am
Buy now, pay later service provider Afterpay airs concerns about the 'broad and uncertain regulatory call in' power currently proposed by the Credit Contracts Legislation Amendment Bill
Buy now, pay later service provider Afterpay airs concerns about the 'broad and uncertain regulatory call in' power currently proposed by the Credit Contracts Legislation Amendment Bill
22nd Jun 19, 9:01am
21st Jun 19, 11:49am
Martin Hawes wants to see two specific things done to help sort out the PIR tax problem that now bedevils so many KiwiSaver members
Martin Hawes wants to see two specific things done to help sort out the PIR tax problem that now bedevils so many KiwiSaver members
21st Jun 19, 11:49am
21st Jun 19, 10:25am
Another major home loan lender trims interest rates for some popular terms, matching a big rival, but also going lower than most other majors with its eighteen month fixed rate
Another major home loan lender trims interest rates for some popular terms, matching a big rival, but also going lower than most other majors with its eighteen month fixed rate
21st Jun 19, 10:25am
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19th Jun 19, 12:54pm
IRD now says over half a million kiwis in schemes such as Kiwisaver were on the wrong tax rate and will collectively be billed a total of between $45-50 million
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IRD now says over half a million kiwis in schemes such as Kiwisaver were on the wrong tax rate and will collectively be billed a total of between $45-50 million
19th Jun 19, 12:54pm
19th Jun 19, 5:00am
Terry Baucher details the rising concerns about how the IRD is handling the tax refund load, concerns about the IRDs approach to incorrect PIRs, and their renewed focus on FBT
Terry Baucher details the rising concerns about how the IRD is handling the tax refund load, concerns about the IRDs approach to incorrect PIRs, and their renewed focus on FBT
19th Jun 19, 5:00am
13th Jun 19, 2:35pm
Australian anti-money laundering regulator AUSTRAC identifies concerns with buy now, pay later service provider Afterpay's AML/CFT compliance and orders probe by external auditor
Australian anti-money laundering regulator AUSTRAC identifies concerns with buy now, pay later service provider Afterpay's AML/CFT compliance and orders probe by external auditor
13th Jun 19, 2:35pm
13th Jun 19, 2:35pm
Australian anti-money laundering regulator AUSTRAC identifies concerns with buy now, pay later service provider Afterpay's AML/CFT compliance and orders probe by external auditor
Australian anti-money laundering regulator AUSTRAC identifies concerns with buy now, pay later service provider Afterpay's AML/CFT compliance and orders probe by external auditor
13th Jun 19, 2:35pm
13th Jun 19, 1:21pm
Juniper Research estimates about four billion people will be using digital wallets by 2024, doing transactions worth more than US$9 trillion
Juniper Research estimates about four billion people will be using digital wallets by 2024, doing transactions worth more than US$9 trillion
13th Jun 19, 1:21pm
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11th Jun 19, 11:29am
Bank offers for term deposits have slipped recently but not as much as the OCR, or wholesale rates, or mortgage rates. Term deposit savers have been cushioned from the recent general fall in rates - so far
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Bank offers for term deposits have slipped recently but not as much as the OCR, or wholesale rates, or mortgage rates. Term deposit savers have been cushioned from the recent general fall in rates - so far
11th Jun 19, 11:29am
10th Jun 19, 3:38pm
Terry Baucher investigates the Government's targets for its digital services tax, looks at what it means if you have a wrong PIR rate in your PIE, and watches as the IRD struggles to process all its tax refunds
Terry Baucher investigates the Government's targets for its digital services tax, looks at what it means if you have a wrong PIR rate in your PIE, and watches as the IRD struggles to process all its tax refunds
10th Jun 19, 3:38pm
10th Jun 19, 9:45am
New Zealand's largest home loan lender follows Kiwibank quickly, matching its new two year fixed rate mortgage rate 'special', but ensuring it is lower than its other Aussie bank rivals
New Zealand's largest home loan lender follows Kiwibank quickly, matching its new two year fixed rate mortgage rate 'special', but ensuring it is lower than its other Aussie bank rivals
10th Jun 19, 9:45am
8th Jun 19, 7:59am
Another key fixed home loan rate cut is announced that takes rates down further. This reduction targets the sticky fixed 2 year rate
Another key fixed home loan rate cut is announced that takes rates down further. This reduction targets the sticky fixed 2 year rate
8th Jun 19, 7:59am

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