Personal Finance

7 Sep 18, 7:46am
FMA boss calls for financial services firms to stop focusing on shareholders at the expense of customers, with public trust the worst it has been since the GFC
6 Sep 18, 2:05pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says location of bank branches is up to banks, but notes banks need a 'social licence' to operate
5 Sep 18, 5:02pm
Life insurers, fund managers and other financial service providers could be fined up to $100,000 for breaching industry body's new Code of Conduct
1 Sep 18, 9:32am
ANZ follows some of its main rivals lower with -10 to -20 bps cuts to seven specific terms, and a +5 bps rise for one term
1 Sep 18, 9:05am
Five banks & five mortgage borrowing calculators, so how much would each lend's fictional borrowers? Between $320,000 and $866,000, apparently
31 Aug 18, 11:17am
Kiwibank announces 'last call' for its sub 4% one year home loan offer, signaling a rise to come on Monday
31 Aug 18, 10:28am
Some banks are trimming term deposit rates, others offering attractive 'specials'. But the immediate trend is for lower rate offers, hurt by diving wholesale swap rates
25 Aug 18, 10:02am
The thief who was able to get a new Q Mastercard issued in someone else's name after stealing their wallet, also obtained a Gem Visa card in the victim's name
25 Aug 18, 9:02am
The World Gold Council says a rebound is coming, despite speculative net long positions turning negative and money manager positions at a record low
23 Aug 18, 5:00am
How a thief was able to have a new FlexiGroup Q Mastercard issued in someone else's name after stealing their wallet
20 Aug 18, 10:40am
Banks continue to trim mortgage interest rates following 'dovish' statements from the Reserve Bank
17 Aug 18, 12:23pm
Kiwibank drops one-year 'special' mortgage rate to equal lowest advertised rate for the term from a bank
17 Aug 18, 9:46am
Westpac NZ cuts five-year mortgage rate giving it the lowest advertised rate for that term from a bank, also cuts savings rates
14 Aug 18, 12:42pm
BNZ and SBS Bank trim some rates for terms one year and longer. Kiwibank raises its 200 day 'special offer' rate. These changes come as wholesale interest rates shift sharply lower
12 Aug 18, 3:44pm
Confidence in the economy is wavering, and there are at least five key reasons, most related to some big public policy changes, and how households have reacted to the consequences
9 Aug 18, 4:00pm
FMA not keen to embed supervisors in banks like its Aussie counterpart, but sees logic of prudential regulators - IE the Reserve Bank - doing so
9 Aug 18, 5:00am
Gareth Vaughan conducts a stocktake on just how involved retail investors are in NZ peer-to-peer lending, checking to see if banks are in danger of being disintermediated
8 Aug 18, 12:22pm
ANZ to stop incentivising frontline retail staff with sales targets, acknowledging the 'environment is clearly changing'
31 Jul 18, 5:53pm
Rate cuts by ANZ reduce its one year rate to main-bank level low, but the reduction is masked by an eight month 'special' promoting Daffodil Day
30 Jul 18, 11:29am
Rate cuts at Kiwibank bring their term deposit offers to similar levels as their major rivals. Range between banks remains very narrow


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