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‘Bettering’ Of The Responsible Lending Code; A Red Herring

Tuesday, 23 April 2024, 7:17 am | Debtfix

We are grappling with a genuine debt crisis. While we appreciate the intent to broaden access to home lending, we fear that the proposed changes could have far-reaching implications across all lending sectors. More >>

Simplicity KiwiSaver Partners With Debtfix To Help Members Experiencing Financial Hardship

Monday, 29 August 2022, 4:30 pm | Debtfix

Simplicity KiwiSaver and Debtfix have launched a pilot programme for KiwiSaver members who want to withdraw funds when they are experiencing financial hardship. Sam Stubbs Simplicity managing director and Debtfix CEO, Chrisitne Liggins are working together ... More >>

Debtfix Pleased Budget 2022 Recognised Lower Income Is Under $70k

Friday, 20 May 2022, 11:54 am | Debtfix

The Crew at Debtfix were pleased to see the Government’s Budget 2022 recognised that people earning less than $70k are making ends meet on a low income. The announced $350 cost of living package will give New Zealand’s lower earners a buffer while ... More >>

Debtfix Supports Common Sense Returning To CCCFA But Stands By Protecting New Zealand’s Safe Lending Laws

Friday, 11 March 2022, 12:22 pm | Debtfix

Christine Liggins, co-founder of Debtfix, is pleased to hear Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark announce common sense changes to the CCCFA amendments introduced in December 2021. “Since December creditors have said that a client can’t be sold a loan ... More >>

Five Things That Must Change With Bankruptcy Law In Aotearoa

Monday, 11 October 2021, 9:59 am | Debtfix

During 2021, Debtfix co-founder Christine Liggins has been on a mission to bring about changes to bankruptcy and the Insolvency Act in Aotearoa. The number of New Zealanders applying for bankruptcy is slowly decreasing but in the 2020-21 year there ... More >>

Aotearoa Wāhine Can Manage Debt

Friday, 5 March 2021, 1:20 pm | Debtfix

International Women's Day 8 March 2021 #ChooseToChallenge Debtfix challenges the people of Aotearoa to empower our wāhine with financial capability that stops them from accruing problem debt and enables them to successfully manage money. The crew ... More >>

Debt Specialists Collaborating To Reduce New Zealanders’ Personal Debt

Tuesday, 9 February 2021, 9:19 am | Debtfix

Chris Penk, National Party MP for Kaipara ki Mahurangi discusses New Zealanders’ personal debt problems with Christine Liggins from Debtfix and Michael Ward from Christians Against Poverty. The Debtfix crew launched with a positive start to 2021, ... More >>

Debtfix Relieved By Beehive’s Additional Funding To Strengthen Existing Debt Solution Services

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 8:46 am | Debtfix

This week was the first time the New Zealand Government has invested in debt solution services that will change the lives of many people who are at a loss when it comes to repaying their loans. Debtfix co-founders Christine Liggins and Shaun Adams, and ... More >>

Unclear That Loan Shark Pretty Penny Is Really Leaving New Zealand

Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 2:23 pm | Debtfix

At last Pretty Penny has met its judicial fate and been sent packing from New Zealand. Debtfix co-founder, Christine Liggins says; “Far from ‘helping everyday people’ as their tagline states, Pretty Penny was a thorn in the side of those who deal with ... More >>

Christine Liggins New Zealand’s First Accredited Personal Insolvency Practitioner

Friday, 10 July 2020, 1:42 pm | Debtfix

In April 2020, Debtfix co-founder Christine Liggins became New Zealand’s first accredited insolvency practitioner specialising solely in the field of personal insolvency appointments. This allows Mrs Liggins to use the insolvency practitioner designation ... More >>




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