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 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.
As the world has turned digital, so has the banking world. Most of us now run our day to day banking on our phones via a banking app. Banks have had to increase their security to help combat fraudulent activity, as new banking apps are Read More …
Who are the 30,000 households earning over $100,000 and don’t think they have enough money to get by? Is this real financial hardship or, as Mike Hosking put it, are these people “just useless with money”?
David Chaston checks to see if having your KiwiSaver in a bank-based fund hurts your returns. It does in two risk categories, not so much in the others
Every small business needs some sort of contingency in place and a small farm is no different. Farms can be affected by climate, visiting customer numbers, trends or animal and crop disease. Below we shall take a look at some of the areas that you Read More …
Already under pressure from reputational challenges, New Zealand’s human financial advisor workforce will now have to go head to head with computer-generated advice.
Insurers are under pressure to change the soft incentives they offer externally employed financial advisers after a report on the industry revealed nine health and life insurers spent $34 million on them in two years.
Today marks the day that New Zealanders have paid their tax bills for the year, and start earning for themselves. Accounting and business advisory firm Staples Rodway calculates New Zealand’s “Tax Freedom Day” each year.
Monkey see, monkey do. When parents behave badly with their finances, children learn by watching their parents and experimenting, not listening to hypocritical lectures.