Personal Finance

17th Dec 18, 6:00pm
KPMG's annual FIPS for the non-banking sector reports that a number of participants in its survey have noted 'quite an impact' from the new lay-buy schemes; questions over non-regulation of such schemes
KPMG's annual FIPS for the non-banking sector reports that a number of participants in its survey have noted 'quite an impact' from the new lay-buy schemes; questions over non-regulation of such schemes
17th Dec 18, 6:00pm
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17th Dec 18, 8:37am
The end of the road approaches for sub-4% home loan rates as another two banks withdraw, leaving just one challenger bank with such offers
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The end of the road approaches for sub-4% home loan rates as another two banks withdraw, leaving just one challenger bank with such offers
17th Dec 18, 8:37am
17th Dec 18, 5:00am
Credit card users should take advantage of low-interest cards, balance-transfer deals & interest-free periods, Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says
Credit card users should take advantage of low-interest cards, balance-transfer deals & interest-free periods, Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says
17th Dec 18, 5:00am
16th Dec 18, 7:46am
This is how one KiwiSaver manager views the current state of investment risk and volatility, positioning for the special perspective of New Zealand members. Your view?
This is how one KiwiSaver manager views the current state of investment risk and volatility, positioning for the special perspective of New Zealand members. Your view?
16th Dec 18, 7:46am
15th Dec 18, 10:44am
Martin Hawes asks: do you find market volatility 'interesting' or 'worrying'? Your tolerance for risk must pass the 'sleep test' and you may need to review the type of KiwiSaver fund you are in
Martin Hawes asks: do you find market volatility 'interesting' or 'worrying'? Your tolerance for risk must pass the 'sleep test' and you may need to review the type of KiwiSaver fund you are in
15th Dec 18, 10:44am
12th Dec 18, 4:10pm
The New Zealand finance company ANZ has strenuously tried to sell keeps producing the goods; after tax profit rises 6% to $65.3 million
The New Zealand finance company ANZ has strenuously tried to sell keeps producing the goods; after tax profit rises 6% to $65.3 million
12th Dec 18, 4:10pm
11th Dec 18, 5:00am
Credit card market 'a real area of customer harm', says The Co-operative Bank's CEO David Cunningham
Credit card market 'a real area of customer harm', says The Co-operative Bank's CEO David Cunningham
11th Dec 18, 5:00am
6th Dec 18, 10:09am
Co-operative Bank CEO David Cunningham says sub-4% home loan rates unsustainable unless deposit rates fall about 50 basis points
Co-operative Bank CEO David Cunningham says sub-4% home loan rates unsustainable unless deposit rates fall about 50 basis points
6th Dec 18, 10:09am
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6th Dec 18, 8:39am
The last of the main banks retreats from a sub-4% home loan offer rate, just as wholesale rates tumble on the darkening international mood. But two smaller rivals still offer sub-4%
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The last of the main banks retreats from a sub-4% home loan offer rate, just as wholesale rates tumble on the darkening international mood. But two smaller rivals still offer sub-4%
6th Dec 18, 8:39am
4th Dec 18, 5:29pm
Treasury releases the first version of its Living Standards Framework Dashboard that will help inform Grant Robertson's 'Wellbeing Budget'
Treasury releases the first version of its Living Standards Framework Dashboard that will help inform Grant Robertson's 'Wellbeing Budget'
4th Dec 18, 5:29pm
30th Nov 18, 5:29pm
NZ's largest mortgage bank also raises a key rate, but then adds a competitive 18 mth 'special', and extends its $3000 cash-back inducement
NZ's largest mortgage bank also raises a key rate, but then adds a competitive 18 mth 'special', and extends its $3000 cash-back inducement
30th Nov 18, 5:29pm
30th Nov 18, 10:16am
BNZ ups its sub-4% two year home loan rate to match its rivals at 4.29% as the competitive imperative for lower rates to win market share fades. Westpac follows
BNZ ups its sub-4% two year home loan rate to match its rivals at 4.29% as the competitive imperative for lower rates to win market share fades. Westpac follows
30th Nov 18, 10:16am
29th Nov 18, 12:00pm
A 325% debt-to-disposable income ratio, household debt growing at a more sustainable rate, horticulture lending being monitored, eye watering life insurance commissions & more from the RBNZ's FSR
A 325% debt-to-disposable income ratio, household debt growing at a more sustainable rate, horticulture lending being monitored, eye watering life insurance commissions & more from the RBNZ's FSR
29th Nov 18, 12:00pm
29th Nov 18, 5:00am
Tax Working Group members Craig Elliffe and Robin Oliver discuss the challenges of creating a comprehensive Capital Gains Tax that excludes the family home
Tax Working Group members Craig Elliffe and Robin Oliver discuss the challenges of creating a comprehensive Capital Gains Tax that excludes the family home
29th Nov 18, 5:00am
24th Nov 18, 10:02am
Martin Hawes thinks there are three key reasons property investors should also be in KiwiSaver - and one of them is that the returns can be better
Martin Hawes thinks there are three key reasons property investors should also be in KiwiSaver - and one of them is that the returns can be better
24th Nov 18, 10:02am
23rd Nov 18, 1:18pm
Strong annual growth in peer to peer lending as value of outstanding loans reaches $489 million and write-offs rise 64% to $13.9 million, FMA figures show
Strong annual growth in peer to peer lending as value of outstanding loans reaches $489 million and write-offs rise 64% to $13.9 million, FMA figures show
23rd Nov 18, 1:18pm
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22nd Nov 18, 6:07pm
HSBC reprises its lowest-ever mortgage rate of 3.79% making that offer 16 basis points better than any other bank for a one year fixed term
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HSBC reprises its lowest-ever mortgage rate of 3.79% making that offer 16 basis points better than any other bank for a one year fixed term
22nd Nov 18, 6:07pm
22nd Nov 18, 10:56am
The Reserve Bank admits it might need to change the way it oversees banks' books, as banks are poised to start servicing their customers more through third parties
The Reserve Bank admits it might need to change the way it oversees banks' books, as banks are poised to start servicing their customers more through third parties
22nd Nov 18, 10:56am
20th Nov 18, 9:25am
Terry Baucher details how the previous National-led government appears to have successfully raised at least $1 billion of extra revenue annually with little or no fanfare
Terry Baucher details how the previous National-led government appears to have successfully raised at least $1 billion of extra revenue annually with little or no fanfare
20th Nov 18, 9:25am
19th Nov 18, 4:58pm
The NZX warns against the introduction of a capital gains tax on NZ shares, saying it could uneven the playing field between those who invest in the market directly and indirectly through the likes of KiwiSaver
The NZX warns against the introduction of a capital gains tax on NZ shares, saying it could uneven the playing field between those who invest in the market directly and indirectly through the likes of KiwiSaver
19th Nov 18, 4:58pm

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