Personal Finance

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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
1st Jun 19, 9:19am
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The Youth Wing of the Andrea Tax Party take on their mentor and her wish list for how our tax system should be reformed. Your views?
The Youth Wing of the Andrea Tax Party take on their mentor and her wish list for how our tax system should be reformed. Your views?
1st Jun 19, 9:19am
31st May 19, 11:09am
Terry Baucher talks to Deborah Russell, a Government MP about her role on the Parliamentary Finance & Expenditure Committee
Terry Baucher talks to Deborah Russell, a Government MP about her role on the Parliamentary Finance & Expenditure Committee
31st May 19, 11:09am
30th May 19, 4:33pm
Our compilation of some of the key comments made in response to the 2019 Budget
Our compilation of some of the key comments made in response to the 2019 Budget
30th May 19, 4:33pm
30th May 19, 8:52am
The mortgage rate cuts keep coming with 3.79% the new lower benchmark, this time set by a challenger bank. But these reductions come with matching term deposit cuts
The mortgage rate cuts keep coming with 3.79% the new lower benchmark, this time set by a challenger bank. But these reductions come with matching term deposit cuts
30th May 19, 8:52am
28th May 19, 9:28am
BNZ compliance with Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act disclosure requirements under the spotlight after the bank self-reported to the consumer watchdog
BNZ compliance with Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act disclosure requirements under the spotlight after the bank self-reported to the consumer watchdog
28th May 19, 9:28am
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27th May 19, 5:02am
The latest offer from state-owned Kiwibank pushes the one year fixed rate down to 3.85% - and is accompanied by matching term deposit rates cuts
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The latest offer from state-owned Kiwibank pushes the one year fixed rate down to 3.85% - and is accompanied by matching term deposit rates cuts
27th May 19, 5:02am
26th May 19, 12:14am
First it was the retail fuel market, now the outgoing Commerce Commission Chairman is suggesting the competition watchdog's next probe should be into the construction sector
First it was the retail fuel market, now the outgoing Commerce Commission Chairman is suggesting the competition watchdog's next probe should be into the construction sector
26th May 19, 12:14am
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25th May 19, 7:23am
Seven of the eleven banks in the home loan business are offering a 3.89% fixed rate contract as both deposit rates and wholesale rates slide inexorably lower
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Seven of the eleven banks in the home loan business are offering a 3.89% fixed rate contract as both deposit rates and wholesale rates slide inexorably lower
25th May 19, 7:23am
24th May 19, 5:00am
Despite being knocked back by both major political parties during the 2017 election year, the RBNZ continues to push for the inclusion of a debt-to-income limiting tool in its macro-prudential toolkit
Despite being knocked back by both major political parties during the 2017 election year, the RBNZ continues to push for the inclusion of a debt-to-income limiting tool in its macro-prudential toolkit
24th May 19, 5:00am
23rd May 19, 10:19am
Commerce Commission's court case against payday lender Ferratum scheduled for next year
Commerce Commission's court case against payday lender Ferratum scheduled for next year
23rd May 19, 10:19am
20th May 19, 9:23am
Banks continue to chip away at their home loan rate offers. Today it is BNZ offering a market leading three year fixed mortgage rate
Banks continue to chip away at their home loan rate offers. Today it is BNZ offering a market leading three year fixed mortgage rate
20th May 19, 9:23am
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18th May 19, 11:30am
ANZ has announced more reductions, this time to most term deposit rates. And they are signaling that premium interest for their main bonus saver account will be cut by -25 bps
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ANZ has announced more reductions, this time to most term deposit rates. And they are signaling that premium interest for their main bonus saver account will be cut by -25 bps
18th May 19, 11:30am
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17th May 19, 11:44am
Terry Baucher talks to ecological economist Marjan van den Belt about her role in the Tax Working Group
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Terry Baucher talks to ecological economist Marjan van den Belt about her role in the Tax Working Group
17th May 19, 11:44am
16th May 19, 2:00pm
State owned Kiwibank to become the first New Zealand bank to cull cheques, after 'tipping point' reached with less than 1% of the bank's payments now made by cheque
State owned Kiwibank to become the first New Zealand bank to cull cheques, after 'tipping point' reached with less than 1% of the bank's payments now made by cheque
16th May 19, 2:00pm
14th May 19, 9:39am
Terry Baucher explains how not to end up in court defending a $4m tax evasion charge, reviews the Welfare Expert Advisory Group report, and the problems with overseas mortgages
Terry Baucher explains how not to end up in court defending a $4m tax evasion charge, reviews the Welfare Expert Advisory Group report, and the problems with overseas mortgages
14th May 19, 9:39am
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11th May 19, 3:09pm
With headline mortgage rates from every bank for every fixed term now below 5% and most key rates below 4%, this is a very competitive home loan market. Cash incentives are also available as well
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With headline mortgage rates from every bank for every fixed term now below 5% and most key rates below 4%, this is a very competitive home loan market. Cash incentives are also available as well
11th May 19, 3:09pm

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