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RBNZ Survey: Only 30% Of Experts Believe A Cash Rate Rise Will End Surging Property Prices

Monday, 22 November 2021, 7:12 am | Finder

News highlights: 67% of economists foresee a labor shortage in 2022 Just under half say international travel will return in the first quarter of next year All economists predict an OCR increase in November 22 November 2021, New Zealand – Economists ... More >>

Tap And Woe: The 8 Credit Card Sins That 1.1 Million Kiwis Are Guilty Of

Thursday, 28 October 2021, 7:01 am | Finder

News highlights: 42% of New Zealand credit card holders have used their card irresponsibly Impulse buying and not checking statements are the top offenders Tips for reducing your credit card debt 28 October 2021, New Zealand – Credit card misuse is rife ... More >>

RBNZ Survey: 64% Of Experts Say The Government Should Do More To Slow Property Price Growth

Monday, 4 October 2021, 6:32 am | Finder

News highlights: 77% of experts and economists believe the OCR will increase in October Average prices expected to increase by $45,000 in some areas by end of 2022 3 in 5 say Kiwis should be able to buy property with just a 5% deposit As property ... More >>

Complacent Kiwis: 9 In 10 Are Paying The ‘Lazy Tax’

Monday, 6 September 2021, 6:36 am | Finder

News highlights: 87% of Kiwis don’t think they’re getting good value for money on a financial product Income protection insurance, car loans, and personal loans are the biggest offenders How to avoid paying the ‘lazy tax’ 6 September 2021, ... More >>

RBNZ Survey: 67% Of Experts Say An OCR Increase Will Slow Property Growth

Monday, 16 August 2021, 6:37 am | Finder

News highlights: 80% of experts and economists believe the OCR will increase in August 4 in 5 feel negative about housing affordability 58% agree with implementing mortgage lending limits to cool property prices 16 August 2021, New Zealand – An ... More >>

Broadband Blues: 1 In 5 Kiwis Say They Aren’t Getting A Good Deal

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 6:22 am | Finder

News highlights: 22% of Kiwis don’t think they’re getting a fair deal on their broadband Finder reveals the best broadband providers as part of its inaugural Broadband Awards Skinny crowned Kiwis favourite provider 3 August 2021, New Zealand – A substantial ... More >>

Charge 'em Up: 45% Of Kiwis Would Consider An Electric Car

Monday, 12 July 2021, 6:14 am | Finder

News highlights: 56% of Gen Z would consider an EV Cost, battery life and charging infrastructure top turnoffs Things to consider before buying an electric vehicle New Zealand’s interest in electric cars is accelerating, according to new research ... More >>

Buy Now Pay Later Usage In 2021: New Report Reveals New Zealand Outlook

Thursday, 24 June 2021, 6:30 am | Finder

News highlights: Finder releases research report on Buy Now Pay Later usage in New Zealand Nearly a third of Kiwis (31%) have used a BNPL service within the past three years Over half of Gen Z (52%) and 44% of Millennials have used BNPL within the past ... More >>

Price Of A Pint: Auckland The Most Expensive City To Buy A Beer, New Study Finds

Monday, 7 June 2021, 5:06 pm | Finder

News highlights: Average cost of a pint in Auckland is $11.10, followed by Wellington at $10.05 Napier the cheapest city in New Zealand to buy a pint at $9.06 on average Auckland ranked 12th most expensive city to buy a beer out of 177 cities around the ... More >>

RBNZ Survey: 58% Of Experts Say Further Mortgage Rate Changes Are To Come

Tuesday, 25 May 2021, 10:46 am | Finder

A slew of banks have moved their fixed loan rates in both directions in recent weeks, yet experts believe further rate changes could still be on the cards. In this month’s Finder RBNZ Official Cash Rate Survey , 13 experts and economists weighed in on future ... More >>

Debt Dilemma: 41% Of Kiwis Have An Outstanding Credit Card Balance

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 6:16 am | Finder

News highlights: Those with plastic debt owe $3,776 on average 17% of Kiwis say their credit card bill is their leading cause of financial stress Finder awards New Zealand's best credit card brands 05 May 2021, New Zealand – Kiwis may be incompatible ... More >>

RBNZ Survey: 69% Of Experts Predict Rents Will Rise Under New Housing Policies

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 6:42 am | Finder

News highlights: Majority of experts expect rents to increase due to higher investor costs 57% disagree with extending the bright-line test All experts predict the OCR to hold at 0.25% in April Experts are concerned that tenants will cop higher rents ... More >>

Travel Bubble: 26% Of Kiwis Planned To Head Down Under

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 10:53 am | Finder

Ahead of the opening of the two way trans-Tasman travel bubble set to launch on 19 April 2021, financial research and comparison site Finder has some stats and commentary available looking at the appetite for international travel from Kiwis and Aussies. ... More >>

Fast And Furious: 85% Of Kiwis Have Fallen Victim To A Road Rage Incident

Wednesday, 24 March 2021, 6:53 am | Finder

News highlights: Almost 2 in 3 Kiwis have been tailgated (64%) 352 road fatalities recorded in New Zealand in 2019 Surprising factors that can void your car insurance cover Kiwi drivers are seeing red behind the wheel according to new research by Finder ... More >>

79% Of Kiwis Are More Money-cautious Than They Were Pre-COVID

Monday, 15 March 2021, 7:07 am | Finder

News highlights: Nearly 3 million people have changed their personal finance habits Ditching restaurants and budgeting among the top new behaviours Quick tips for better money management The pandemic has changed Kiwis’ relationship with money, according ... More >>

Finder Awards: New Zealand’s Top-rated Car Insurance Brands Revealed

Thursday, 11 March 2021, 7:46 am | Finder

News highlights: Trade Me awarded Best Car Insurance in the Finder Awards AA Insurance and State receive highly commended awards 38% of Kiwis with car insurance haven’t switched policies in over 10 years New Zealand’s top-rated car insurance brands ... More >>

International Women’s Day 2021: How Kiwi Women Fare Financially

Friday, 5 March 2021, 9:28 am | Finder

In light of International Women’s Day this Monday, Finder has compiled some research and stats around women and their financial position. Our research covers key areas including investing, KiwiSaver, property ownership and personal finance. Our global ... More >>

Parcel Pirates: One In Eight Kiwis Have Had A Package Stolen From Their Home

Monday, 1 March 2021, 7:44 am | Finder

News highlights: 13% of respondents have had a parcel stolen in the last 12 months More than a third (37%) of parcel theft victims said the value exceeded $100 Simple ways to protect yourself against parcel theft 1 March 2021, Sydney, Australia – ... More >>

Finder RBNZ Survey: 69% Of Experts Support Stricter LVR Requirements For Investors

Monday, 22 February 2021, 6:55 am | Finder

News highlights: Majority of experts say 40% deposit rule is adequate for investors Property prices expected to jump by 11% in Wellington, 10% in Auckland in 2021 All experts and economists surveyed expect the OCR to hold at 0.25% in February Experts ... More >>

24% Of Kiwi Motorists Have Collided With An Uninsured Driver

Wednesday, 6 January 2021, 6:59 am | Finder

News highlights: 70% of New Zealand drivers have been involved in a road accident 89% of Kiwis are in favour of making car insurance mandatory Find out the top ways to lower the cost of your premium Kiwi drivers may be putting themselves and others ... More >>