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Sun August 2, 20

Five tips to cut down your food bill - Sun August 2, 20 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
COMMENT: The Herald's Cooking the Books personal finance podcast is here to get you the tips you need to weather the financial storm. Hosted by Frances Cook, with a new expert on each episode. We all have to eat, and most of... more ...
Sat August 1, 20

Disgraced Dunedin financial adviser: Barry Kloogh's predatory behaviour unmasked - Sat August 1, 20 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
When Chris Churcher lost his fight with cancer in 2019, he died believing he was leaving his family financially secure.Four days later, the Serious Fraud Office raided the premises of his financial adviser Barry Kloogh, and the... more ...

Covid 19 coronavirus: KiwiSaver's $7.4 billion bounce-back - Sat August 1, 20 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
The amount of money managed by KiwiSaver providers has bounced up to a new high after a strong recovery in sharemarkets.Total funds under management hit $66.5 billion as of June 30, up $7.4b from the March quarter figure of $59.1... more ...
Mon July 27, 20

Monday, Shelley Hanna: Only one person can own a KiwiSaver account - Mon July 27, 20 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
QUESTION: My husband and I both retired recently at the age of 65. We transferred our bank savings into our KiwiSaver accounts, as interest rates are so low. We now have just over $200,000 between us. We are planning to withdraw... more ...
Wed July 22, 20

Why is the sharemarket strangely positive? - Wed July 22, 20 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
COMMENT: The Herald's Cooking the Books personal finance podcast is here to get you the tips you need to weather the financial storm. Hosted by Frances Cook, with a new expert on each episode. For those of us who follow the business... more ...
Wed July 15, 20

Cooking the Books: How would a universal basic income work in NZ? - Wed July 15, 20 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
COMMENT: The Herald's Cooking the Books personal finance podcast is here to get you the tips you need to weather the financial storm. Hosted by Frances Cook, with a new expert on each episode. An idea that's been kicking around... more ...
Fri July 10, 20

Cooking the Books podcast: How to use furniture flipping to make extra cash - Fri July 10, 20 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
COMMENT: The Herald's Cooking the Books personal finance podcast is here to get you the tips you need to weather the financial storm. Hosted by Frances Cook, with a new expert on each episode. When you're trying to manage your... more ...
Thu July 9, 20

Simplicity KiwiSaver boss Sam Stubbs says Michelle Boag's role up for review - Thu July 9, 20 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
Simplicity boss Sam Stubbs says under-fire former National Party president Michelle Boag has tendered her resignation as a trustee of its charitable arm but it won't make a decision on her departure until its next board meeting.In... more ...
Wed July 8, 20

Property market recovering, but September will be the true test - Wed July 8, 20 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
COMMENT: The Herald's Cooking the Books personal finance podcast is here to get you the tips you need to weather the financial storm. Hosted by Frances Cook, with a new expert on each episode. It's a time for cautious hope for... more ...

High-cost lender Pretty Penny quits NZ, writes off loans - Wed July 8, 20 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
High-cost, short-term lender Pretty Penny has agreed to write off all outstanding loan balances after reaching a settlement with the Commerce Commission.In a statement, the commission said Quadsaa Pty, trading as Pretty Penny, had... more ...

Reserve Bank considering extension of mortgage deferral scheme - Wed July 8, 20 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
A extension to the six month home loan deferral scheme is being considered by the Reserve Bank, finance minister Grant Robertson says.Robertson's response came in reply to a Herald query made after Australia's banks yesterday agreed... more ...
Thu July 2, 20

Rich people feel less wealthy, but they won't be hit hardest by a recession - Thu July 2, 20 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
One in three Kiwis were feeling less wealthy in June compared to three months earlier, research by KiwiSaver provider Kiwi Wealth has revealed.The state-owned investment company which is a sister company to Kiwibank carried out... more ...
Wed July 1, 20

Why you should prepare for your KiwiSaver to go down again - Wed July 1, 20 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
COMMENT: The Herald's Cooking the Books personal finance podcast is here to get you the tips you need to weather the financial storm. Hosted by Frances Cook, with a new expert on each episode. After some heart-stopping plunges... more ...

ASB to close 9 branches and reduce hours on 25 others - Wed July 1, 20 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
ASB is to permanently close nine branches and reduce the hours of 25 others to three days a week as it shifts its focus to helping customers online and over the phone.The bank will retain all its branch staff and will hire more... more ...
Tue June 30, 20

Insurer Partners Life hires former boss of rival Fidelity Life, Nadine Tereora - Tue June 30, 20 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
Partners Life has hired the former chief executive of rival Fidelity Life.Nadine Tereora finished at Fidelity last month citing a need to spend more time with family.She had been chief executive of Fidelity Life since September... more ...
Thu June 25, 20

The investing strategy for those who like to pick winners - Thu June 25, 20 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
COMMENT: The Herald's Cooking the Books personal finance podcast is here to get you the tips you need to weather the financial storm. Hosted by Frances Cook, with a new expert on each episode. Many think investing is a battle... more ...
Sun June 21, 20

Financial Markets Authority brings KiwiSaver estimates to heel - Sun June 21, 20 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
A dose of reality has been injected into KiwiSaver projections this month after the Financial Markets Authority began requiring providers to use standardised return estimates in online calculators.The forecasts, created for the... more ...
Thu June 18, 20

Three tips to start a garden and eat for less - Thu June 18, 20 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
COMMENT: The Herald's Cooking the Books personal finance podcast is here to get you the tips you need to weather the financial storm. Hosted by Frances Cook, with a new money expert featured on each episode. When you're trying... more ...
Wed June 17, 20

How a 'portfolio career' could boost your employment chances - Wed June 17, 20 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
COMMENT: The Herald's Cooking the Books personal finance podcast is here to get you the tips you need to weather the financial storm. Hosted by Frances Cook, with a new money expert featured on each episode. Covid-19 showed many... more ...

'Very, very unlikely' four different people bought winning Lotto tickets in Patea Four Square - Wed June 17, 20 - NZHerald PersonalFinance
Claims that the Patea Four Square has beaten the odds by selling four First Division-winning Lotto tickets last week have been shot down by a statistics expert.Out of seven winning tickets in Saturday's Division One draw, four of... more ...
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