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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 >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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