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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 >>

Un-cents-ible: One in three Kiwis don't set a budget

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 8:38 am | Finder

A recent Finder survey of 2,225 New Zealanders revealed that only half (52%) of the adult population have prepared a budget in the last 12 months. More >>

Kiwis left with a $533 million post-Christmas debt hangover

Monday, 6 January 2020, 11:13 am | Finder

06 January, 2020, New Zealand – Kiwis are now faced with a mountain of debt after Christmas according to financial comparison site Finder , which has recently launched in New Zealand. More >>

1.5 million Kiwis set to join in Boxing Day sales frenzy

Tuesday, 24 December 2019, 7:03 am | Finder

24 December, 2019, New Zealand – Millions of Kiwis are expected to nab a bargain in the Boxing Day sales, according to global comparison site Finder , which has recently launched in New Zealand. More >>

2.4 million Kiwis cutting Christmas costs

Monday, 9 December 2019, 9:17 am | Finder

9 December, 2019, New Zealand – Kiwis are lowering their festive spend with a handful of savvy gifting hacks according to global comparison site Finder , which has recently launched in New Zealand. More >>

2.7m Kiwis planning to shop on Black Friday + Cyber Monday

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 9:27 am | Finder

28 November, 2019, New Zealand – Millions of Kiwis are ready to open their wallets and shop Black Friday markdowns according to global comparison site Finder , which has recently launched in New Zealand. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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