Personal Finance

4 Aug 17, 1:57pm
Instant Finance, which offers 'all types of loans for whatever reason,' posts a 10% rise in annual profit and increases Westpac funding facility
3 Aug 17, 5:11pm
We review the June quarter global gold demand and supply data, a period of subdued demand for the yellow metal, only held up by central bank buying from Russia and Turkey
3 Aug 17, 12:03pm
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister ready to introduce to Parliament new legislation regulating financial advice
31 Jul 17, 3:30pm
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister dubs FMA's plan to fast-track the legalisation of robo-advice 'quite edgy' despite only learning what Blockchain is 6 weeks ago
26 Jul 17, 11:58am
Debt levels may be high, but low interest rates mean that households are no worse off today than they were in the years up to 2003 in terms of servicing a mortgage
25 Jul 17, 3:38pm
New Zealanders are at the lowest level of debt stress ever on a population-adjusted basis and close to it on an absolute basis
14 Jul 17, 10:05am
Melior Law and Regulation's Rebecca Sellers on how economics became a religion, the future of Fintech, the high price of sales culture, how to be a human leader and more
11 Jul 17, 12:37pm
Generation Rent Investment Guide episode 3: Peer-to-peer lending platforms compared
9 Jul 17, 10:06am
Ever since Bitcoin was invented, comparisons have been drawn with gold, often to gold’s detriment. Charles Morris argues that Bitcoin and gold can happily co-exist, while technological advances will ultimately work to gold’s benefit
7 Jul 17, 10:02am
Benje Patterson examines the personal finance ramifications of tying up money in housing
5 Jul 17, 3:27pm
Nick Smith's Bill, clearing haze around meth contamination, landlord liability and dodgy housing, passes First Reading
5 Jul 17, 11:29am
Patrick Watson probes Janet Yellen’s bold statement on financial crises and makes a suggestion about what she might have really meant
5 Jul 17, 5:02am
How a light touch approach to regulating insurers doesn't work while companies consider disclosing key financial information a box ticking rather than a consumer protection exercise
3 Jul 17, 3:27pm
Commerce Commission's consumer credit fees guidance calls for 'reasonable' fees not used to generate profits or recover costs, but doesn't limit interest rates as long as they're disclosed and not 'oppressively high'
21 Jun 17, 4:04pm
FMA keen to see personalised robo-advice enabled in New Zealand sooner than the law would otherwise allow
21 Jun 17, 5:02am
The banking industry is seeking the public's views on its proposed new, dramatically thinned down, Code of Banking Practice. But is the new Code too vague?
19 Jun 17, 12:02pm
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean 'not in a position' to say whether claims handling will be included in big insurance regulation reforms planned for next year
16 Jun 17, 12:04pm
Less 'would you like fries with that' and more 'needs-based conversations' expected from ANZ staff, as bank changes its remuneration structure
12 Jun 17, 10:42am
Generation Rent Investment Guide Episode 2: Index-tracking investment offerings by Smartshares, SuperLife, Simplicity and ASB compared
8 Jun 17, 7:40am
KiwiSaver providers will soon be made to start disclosing their members' projected retirement savings and incomes; Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister announces rule despite banks issuing warnings over move


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