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Fletcher Tabuteau Withdraws Kiwifund Bill

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First Deputy Leader and spokesperson for commerce Fletcher Tabuteau is pleased to announce the Government has taken seriously the issues raised by his KiwiFund Bill meaning the Bill will not be progressed further. Simply, the issues the Bill … Read more »

NZ startup moves to Australia

Press Release – Cryptosaver

Cryptosaver , a new and innovative cryptocurrency savings platform is making it easy for people to buy bitcoin in Australia . The three Kiwi founders initially launched their service in New Zealand. However, NZ banks closed their accounts citing the … Read more »

HiFX morning Update, August 17 2018

Press Release – HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at higher at 0.6586 this morning. The NZDUSD gained, as the USD retreated from a 13-month peak, while the Chinese Yuan rebounded from 19-month lows, on news that China will send a delegation to the US in late August to hold a fresh … Read more »

Responsible Investments Hit Major Milestone

Press Release – Responsible Investment Association Australasia

New Report: Responsible Investments Hit Major Milestone, Representing Vast Majority of all New Zealand Investments Read more »

KS members say dollar fee information is useful

Press Release – Financial Markets Authority

The vast majority (86%) of KiwiSaver members who saw their fees in dollar amounts in their annual statements this year rated the information as quite or very useful, an FMA survey has found. Members rated their current balance as the most useful information … Read more »

HiFX morning Update, August 16 2018

Press Release – HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6567 (mid-rate) this morning. The Kiwi traded sideways for most of the overnight session with broad risk off sentiment still dominating markets. Global equities, oil and bond yields all retreating reflected this mood. The Turkish … Read more »

Heartland sees more earnings growth in 2019

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 15 (BusinessDesk) – Heartland Bank is eyeing up acquisitions to maintain double-digit earnings growth in 2019 after its reverse mortgage business underpinned an 11 percent gain in annual profit. Read more »

JUNO’s guide to KiwiSaver awarded the WriteMark for clarity

Press Release – WriteMark

Pull-Quote: Were proud to have met the WriteMark standard. For me, its like receiving an Oscar! Its the ultimate achievement for advocates of plain language. Jacqueline Taylor Read more »

Workplace giving a breeze for Coates

Press Release – Sunrise Foundation

The team at Coates Associates have donated nearly $5000 since joining The Sunrise Foundation Workplace Giving in February 2017. Read more »

Low Interest and Balance Transfer Credit Cards Offer Help

Press Release – MoneyHub

Low Interest and Balance Transfer Credit Cards Offer a Helping Step Up to Financial Resilience Read more »

Life-Changing Financial Support Increasingly Available

Press Release – MoneyHub

With New Zealands total household debt rapidly rising and now exceeding $250 billion, MoneyHubs review of personal debt relief options reveals glimmers of hope to those struggling with high-interest credit. Read more »

Low Income New Zealanders Pay Most for Insurance Products

Press Release – MoneyHub

MoneyHubs continued investigation and review of financial products reveals a lack of suitable insurance products targeting people with a low income. While most policies offer monthly payments that invariable help customers to spread payments … Read more »

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