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Thu October 19, 17

What a Labour government means for your money - Thu October 19, 17 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
National's planned tax cuts are off the table but students, households with young families and low-income workers are set to get more in the pocket under the new Labour-led Government.New Zealand First last night announced it would... more ...

Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? - Thu October 19, 17 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
A Business Campaign sponsored by EY. Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur?New Zealand is a country of small businesses - more than 586,000 of them, according to the latest Statistics NZ figures. So our spirit of entrepreneurship... more ...

One in five renting households spends 40pc plus on housing - Thu October 19, 17 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
One in five renting households spent more than 40 per cent of their income on housing costs in the year to June.Statistics New Zealand figures show that while average housing costs have stayed flat in the past year those with a... more ...
Wed October 18, 17

Cooking the Books podcast: Why a capital gains tax would be a good thing - Wed October 18, 17 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
Each week the New Zealand Herald and Newstalk ZB's Cooking The Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it's what a capital gains tax would mean for the average person. Hosted by Frances Cook. Just the word "tax"... more ...

Five top tips for negotiating a pay rise - Wed October 18, 17 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
Asking for a pay rise is incredibly awkward.It's probably been awhile seen you asked, given the average pay rates rose 1.6 per cent in the year to March 31.That's less than the annual increase in consumer price inflation right... more ...

FinTel customers urged to claim settlement - Wed October 18, 17 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
FinTel customers with multiple insurance policies are being urged to come forward after Tower reached a settlement agreement with the Commerce Commission.Tower, which is the underwriter for FinTel's policies, has agreed to refund... more ...
Tue October 17, 17

FMA fast-tracks personalised robo-advice with exemption - Tue October 17, 17 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
The Financial Markets Authority will let Kiwis access personalised automated financial advice, known as robo-advice, with an exemption kicking in before a legislative overhaul of the sector. The market watchdog sought feedback on... more ...

Get Sorted: Pay later options can stretch you too thin - Tue October 17, 17 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
Some new things about tech are definitely odd. Who would've thought we would be so keen on watching clips of other gamers playing? Wouldn't it be more fun just gaming? Apparently not. (But then again, I think of all us sports-mad... more ...
Mon October 16, 17

How the 1987 stock market crash changed a generation of investors - Mon October 16, 17 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
The 1987 sharemarket crash changed attitudes towards share investing but younger generations have moved on since, say experts.Thursday marks 30 years since the darkest day on New Zealand's sharemarket, which saw investors' capital... more ...

Kiwi's life hack will save you more money - Mon October 16, 17 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
One day a few weeks ago, I absent-mindedly left my Eftpos card at home and was forced to survive on whatever change I had in my wallet for the day. I counted enough forgotten change in between all the 6-year-old receipts in my wallet... more ...
Sun October 15, 17

New online tool on way to manage loans between friends and family - Sun October 15, 17 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
A new online loan management tool will launch in New Zealand this month, but questions have been asked about the level of protection for users.Credi.com started in Australia in April and provides the online process to formalise... more ...

Financial aftershocks continue for quake-hit families - Sun October 15, 17 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
They were teetering on the edge when the cash offer came.Their hillside wedge of paradise, overlooking the caldera of Lyttelton Harbour and the busy port below, was cracked and ­twisted.The February 2011 earthquake wrenched the... more ...

Diana Clement: How to keep your debts down - Sun October 15, 17 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
Borrowing money is simple. Unless you're up to your eyeballs in debt or your credit score is shot to pieces then getting HP or a personal loan is effortless. Lenders fall over themselves to hand out money. But don't sign on that... more ...
Fri October 13, 17

Brian Gaynor: Cancer firm has the technology, but where's the profit? - Fri October 13, 17 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
Pacific Edge's share price tumbled 27.7 per cent this week, from 47c to 34c, after it announced a fully underwritten 1-for-6 rights issue at 32c a share that will raise $21.3 million.This could be a last-chance opportunity for the... more ...

Mary Holm: Heart set on leaving the big city - Fri October 13, 17 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
Q: I am a 55-year-old teacher, but would really like to do something else and work part-time.I live in an ex-council flat that, due to its central Auckland location, is worth $750,000. I have paid off my mortgage.Some friends... more ...
Wed October 11, 17

Cooking the Books podcast: Make your KiwiSaver work harder, for free - Wed October 11, 17 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
Each week the New Zealand Herald and Newstalk ZB's Cooking The Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it's how to supercharge your KiwiSaver without spending a cent. Hosted by Frances Cook. It's been 10 years... more ...
Mon October 9, 17

BNZ launching Apple Pay after customer feedback shows demand - Mon October 9, 17 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
BNZ is to offer its customers the ability to use their Apple iPhone or watch to pay at contactless terminals - the second bank to do so in New Zealand.The BNZ move follows that of ANZ which launched Apple Pay in New Zealand a year... more ...
Sun October 8, 17

Amazon off the cards for responsible investor - Sun October 8, 17 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
Tobacco, coal and gambling are out and so is Amazon when it comes to a new responsible investment fund.Auckland based boutique fund manager Pathfinder has launched a Global Responsibility Fund and is taking a tough stance on where... more ...
Sat October 7, 17

Diana Clement: Do banks pay when a hacker steals my savings? - Sat October 7, 17 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
A hacker just stole your savings. Does the bank have to reimburse you? The answer could well be "no".This is scary stuff for anyone with more than a few bucks in their bank accounts or a decent credit limit.The first thing some... more ...
Fri October 6, 17

Mary Holm: 36% gain? Get your money out now - Fri October 6, 17 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
When investing offshore, what's the best way of getting your money back into New Zealand without being taxed?I've found a protection income fund, where my investment is secure, earning 36 per cent a year. Found it though an investor... more ...
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