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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 >>

12% Of Kiwi Homes Left Unlocked

Tuesday, 22 December 2020, 8:35 am | Finder

As we head into one of the peak times of the year for break-ins, financial research and comparison site Finder has some data on the most common home protection used by Kiwis as well as some comments on how to protect your home this holiday season. ... More >>

Kiwi Credit Card Holders Could Be Facing A $247 Million 'Loyalty Tax'

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 8:06 am | Finder

Kiwi credit card holders could be overpaying millions of dollars in interest over the next two years unless they switch to a lower rate, according to Finder , a financial research and credit card comparison website in New Zealand. A new nationally representative ... More >>

Kiwis To Spend $530M On Credit Cards This Christmas

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 8:03 am | Finder

Millions of Kiwis will rely on their credit cards to fund the festive season, according to new research by Finder , a financial research and comparison website in New Zealand. The nationally representative Finder survey of 2,001 New Zealanders aged 18 and above ... More >>

Two Million Kiwis Looking For A Black Friday Bargain

Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 8:27 am | Finder

‘Tis the season to spend and save, with festive sales events like Black Friday fast approaching, but many Kiwis will kick off the sales season with closed wallets, new research by comparison site Finder reveals. A recent survey by Finder of 1,210 ... More >>

'Tis The Season For Scammers

Thursday, 29 October 2020, 8:14 am | Finder

As Kiwis gear up for pre-Christmas sales events such as Black Friday, credit cardholders are keeping a close eye on their statements, according to new research by Finder , a financial research and comparison site in New Zealand. The Finder survey of 1,537 ... More >>

Mortgage Mayhem: Almost 11,000 Kiwis Missed Their August Repayment

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 8:24 am | Finder

Thousands of Kiwis have let their mortgage repayments slip amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Finder, a home loan comparison site recently launched in New Zealand. A Finder analysis of Reserve Bank data revealed that approximately 10,905 homeowners ... More >>

RBNZ Survey: Property Tipped As Best Investment Option (experts)

Monday, 10 August 2020, 7:29 am | Finder

Property has been hailed by experts as the best investment option in the current climate according to Finder , a financial comparison site recently launched in New Zealand. In the latest Finder RBNZ Official Cash Rate Survey , 13 experts and economists ... More >>

Honesty Is The Best Policy: 1 In 6 Kiwis Have Lied On Their Car Insurance Application

Monday, 20 July 2020, 9:36 am | Finder

  20 July 2020, New Zealand – Thousands of Kiwis are at risk of having their car insurance claims rejected, according to research by Finder , a car insurance comparison site that has recently launched in New Zealand. According to a Finder ... More >>

RBNZ Survey: Negative Cash Rate Is Imminent, Say Experts

Friday, 19 June 2020, 7:45 am | Finder

Despite the Reserve Bank advising that financial institutions are not yet operationally ready for interest rates to dip below zero, experts say the official cash rate (OCR) could enter negative territory within a year. In the latest Finder RBNZ Official ... More >>

$2 Billion Tourism Surge May Come From Trans-Tasman 'bubble'

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 7:36 am | Finder

New Zealand could soon receive an influx of Aussie tourists looking to scratch their travel itch, according to new research by Finder , a global comparison site that has recently launched in New Zealand. With government talk around a trans-Tasman ... More >>

RBNZ Survey: Experts Predict OCR To Cut In 2020, Despite '12-month Hold'

Friday, 8 May 2020, 8:00 am | Finder

Despite the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) pledging to keep the official cash rate (OCR) at 0.25% for the next 12 months, experts say a cut could be on the cards as early as next week. In the latest Finder RBNZ Official Cash Rate Survey , 11 experts ... More >>

Rental Payments Are The Top Financial Concern For Kiwis

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 8:00 am | Finder

Millions of Kiwis are anxious about their household finances according to new research by Finder , a global comparison site recently launched in New Zealand. Finder surveyed 2,210 New Zealanders to find out which bills cause them the most stress. Rental payments ... More >>

Reserve Bank Considering The Removal Of LVR Restrictions

Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 9:03 am | Finder

The Reserve Bank yesterday announced that it is considering the removal of loan-to-value ratio (LVR) restrictions on mortgages to help New Zealand’s economy recover from COVID-19. The move would enable banks to continue lending to customers in need of ... More >>

Cash You Later: 1 In 3 Kiwis Have Ditched Physical Currency

Monday, 20 April 2020, 9:46 am | Finder

Measures encouraging contactless payments during the pandemic may speed up the decline of cash in New Zealand, according to Finder , a global comparison site recently launched in New Zealand. A recent Finder survey of 2,133 respondents revealed that one in ... More >>

RBNZ Survey: Experts Say Stimulus Package Not Enough To Help Economy

Monday, 30 March 2020, 8:21 am | Finder

30 March, 2020, New Zealand – As New Zealand enters day five of a month-long compulsory shutdown, experts are unanimous in their view that a recession is now highly likely. In the latest Finder RBNZ Official Cash Rate Survey , nine experts and economists ... More >>

COVID-19 | 39% Of Kiwis Unable To Purchase Certain Items At The Shops

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 9:47 am | Finder

In response to the growing threat of COVID-19, the New Zealand Government has declared a nationwide lockdown commencing at 11.59pm tonight. All non-essential businesses will close during this time, however the Government has confirmed that supermarkets ... More >>

Coronavirus: One In Five Unprepared With Their Finances

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 12:46 pm | Finder

There has been a recent surge in diagnosed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) around the world and while New Zealand managed to avoid the virus for some time there are c urrently 8 confirmed cases. As a result, measures have been put in place to prevent ... More >>

RBNZ Survey: Experts Say An Out-of-cycle Rate Cut May Cause Panic

Monday, 9 March 2020, 9:23 am | Finder

90% of experts predict a rate cut on March 25 OCR likely to drop below 1% for first time 27% say an emergency cut is needed to boost the economy, but some sceptical of effectiveness Despite persistent rumours of an emergency rate cut, most experts ... More >>

1 in 3 New Zealanders are living paycheque to paycheque

Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 8:11 am | Finder

News highlights: 1.4 million Kiwis don’t have an emergency fund 15% could rely on their savings for less than a week Easy ways to boost your rainy day fund Almost a third of Kiwi workers are unprepared to cope with a sudden job loss according to ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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