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One hundred dollars isn't a lot of money these days. A few hours' work, maybe. Half your grocery shopping.
A warning to anyone thinking about buying a personalised plate as an investment: You're unlikely to make a fortune from it.
The Commerce Commission is putting the debt collection industry on notice, concerned about the way customers are being treated.
New Zealand has had its share of controversial political donations, but history shows little has been handed down in the way of penalties.
If your in-box is anything like mine, you'll already be receiving invitations to Christmas parties and end-of-year networking drinks.
Record high petrol prices are likely to stoke household inflation, with economists warning annual cost of living increases could be headed above 2 per cent for only the second time since 2011.
OPINION: If you feel like life is getting more complicated, you are not alone, and you are probably not wrong.
New Zealanders are far more likely to insure their home or car than they are to insure themselves, a survey suggests.
Low-income people find it easier to get a loan from a payday lender's welcoming customer service team than to front up and ask for government assistance, a researcher says.
OPINION: Avocado gets a bad rap for undermining your savings potential, but in my experience food in general â which is much wider than just groceries â tends to be the biggest culprit for consistently blowing the family budget.
OPINION: If you want a quiet place to work or relax, away from the heaving crowds, you might have to leave the airport lounge.
OPINION: Being single brings a different set of financial challenges to those faced by couples, yet it is a state that is often ignored in financial literature. For older women in particular, financial strategies for living alone are important, as women still outlive men by some years.
Shoppers purchasing from overseas websites, and New Zealanders travelling abroad, are being pinged for every item they put on their credit cards. But how much they pay in fees varies significantly.
Dunedin psychologist Dr Rob Thomson extended his mortgage to launch a social enterprise to help vulnerable people keep themselves out of debt.