Fish and chips are New Zealand’s most commonly bought takeaway food. About 1.7 million New Zealanders drop into their local fish-and-chippery each month, up more than 10 per cent in recent years.
Ever since the advent of the world wide web, our everyday activities such as grocery, apparel, hardware shopping, ordering food and household services has moved to the digital realm. It’s only but natural that our finances and banking become digital as well. While many brick Read More …
A drop in social and family wellness indicators were the main drivers behind the decline for New Zealanders while physical and financial aspects improved.
One real estate agent who did not want to be identified said more sellers were opting for private sales, and were facing challenges to find a buyer willing to pay what they wanted.
A new tax bill will add 6% and 10% KiwiSaver contribution options and, according to a Government Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS), is likely to have a “positive impact on savings.” It also opens KiwiSaver to people aged over 65 for the first time, although they Read More …
The net rental yields got down to just over three per cent at Bayleys’ latest commercial property auction. There was a good turnout of investors for the auction, held at the company’s head office auction room at Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour.
A survey by First Union of 600 bank worker members found 87 per cent of respondents felt pressure to sell financial products and 92 per cent felt the same or more pressure to sell financial products than they did a year ago.
Westpac cuts 1, 2 and 3-year mortgage rates by up to 10 basis points, making similar changes to those already made by ASB and ANZ
The government’s most recent housing affordability data showed 80 per cent of renting households could not comfortably afford a first home.
The vast majority of Kiwi retirees will be reduced to living off the pension alone after just ten years of retirement, according to a new report by the Financial Services Council.