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Brexit bargains for shoppers?

The improving exchange rate with Britain could make UK retailers like fashion brand ASOS even more popular with Kiwi ...

Kiwi shoppers could bag a bargain on UK websites in the coming weeks, thanks to Brexit.

How to be a millionaire by 30

They've either become millionaires or studied them, and now they're sharing their best advice.

They've either become millionaires or studied them, and now they're sharing their best advice.

Lending hits record highs

New figures from the Reserve Bank show a surge of lending on residential properties in May.

Mortgage lending keeps rising, with investors' share of the borrowing creeping up.

For the love of dog

Kiwis are willing to fork out a lot of money for their pets.

Kiwis are forking out for their pets to have chemotherapy and hip replacements, operations usually reserved for humans.

Look to Gold Coast, Auckland told

The skyscrapers along Surfers Paradise beach in the Gold Coast.

Lack of skyscrapers in wealthy Auckland waterfront suburbs is surprising, economist says.

Scammer gets served video

Don't take these calls at face value.

A woman's reaction to a call claiming she owed IRD $4k had a scammer begging for mercy.

Resist 'shopper's exhilaration' video

These people are exhibiting signs of marketing-induced shopper's hysteria.

OPINION: Buying great cushions with Mount Cook stitched on in mock-leather doesn't build your wealth.

'Nothing short of a political revolution'

Boris Johnson is a former colleague of New Zealand Dame Judith Mayhew Jonas..

Changes that have caused a "political revolution" throughout Britain could strengthen the ties between the two countries one Kiwi is torn between.

The Queen St shuffle

Auckland's rising population is sending demand - and rents - for downtown retail space to new heights.

Retail rents in Auckland CBD get too dear for the little guys.

'With risk comes opportunity' video

Warriors owner Eric Watson.

The uncertainty in the UK makes fertile ground for bold businesspeople, says Eric Watson.

Sterling dive gets Kiwis buying

The British Pound took a dive on the outcome of the Brexit vote - good news for Kiwis travelling to the UK.

Kiwi travellers have been keen buyers of sterling after the Brexit vote caused the pound to slump.

KiwiSaver Brexit reveal

Traders from BGC, a global brokerage company in London's Canary Wharf financial centre react as European stock markets ...

KiwiSavers have to wait to find out what damage the Brexit's done to their retirement savings.

Hordes of Kiwis pay no tax

Charley Monger says her Working for Families credits are a big help when it comes to providing for son Ezra.

New Zealand "never talks about" large numbers of people paying little or no tax.

Brexit could lift mortgage rates

Thanks a lot. Brexit may well result in Kiwis paying more for their mortgages.

The threat of higher mortgage rates follows Brexit vote.

Hip operations top health claims

Surgeries made up 73 per cent of total costs for Southern Cross.

Hip replacement costs health insurer Southern Cross more than any other surgical procedure.

RealMe puts on growth spurt

RealMe provides people with verified virtual identities, but only 170,000 have so far got one.

RealMe, the Government's digital identity proof service, is beginning to win over business.

Beware: IRD scam

Blenheim businesswoman Lorna Whitehead wants to warn people about a phone scam.

The caller claims to be from IRD and says the police are about to arrive.

Markets think no Brexit video

Voters outside a polling station, on the day of the EU referendum, in central London.

Financial markets' bets Britain won't leave the EU seem solid as Brexit campaign leader throws in towel.

Is a full nest a happy home?

A house full of adult children could mean an empty retirement pot.

OPINION: Adult children who won't move out can be a big strain on parents' resources.

Is it worth working from home?

It can be hard to turn off when you work from home.

You'll save on commuting, coffees and lunches but you will end up footing the bill for power, heating and other office costs.

Interest rates: Cheap not always best

Claire Matthews says banks manipulate rates to drive customer behaviour.

Claims banks manipulate interest rate specials to get customers where they want them.

Hate banks? Start your own

Hundreds of people have taken the dive into "savings pools" to reduce the place banks have in their lives.

Some savers are spurning traditional ways to manage money.

Is it worth having medical insurance?

Tim Fairbrother

OPINION: Health insurance can be expensive - does it really pay off?

Renters paying more

Christchurch rents are back to levels last seen three years ago.

Rents slip in Christchurch but for tenants in most NZ cities, rises are outstripping inflation.

Brexit currency headaches

The rest of the European Union is waiting anxiously to see what the British public will decide - as shown by this Greek ...

British ex-pat Martin Higgins has a conundrum - change his pounds to NZ dollars now or after the vote?

One simple, expensive mistake

If you are regularly raiding your savings account, you might need to rethink the way you structure your banking.

Pay attention to one piece of advice to save heaps on your banking.

What's 'old' to millennials? video

AARP 'What is old?'

Millennials' views about who is elderly are shocking to those over a certain age.

Builder guarantee promise misled

Flaxmill builders included a home guarantee which the company did not signed up to on customers' behalf.

Christchurch building company director forced to compensate customers after misleading promises about a home-build guarantee.

Cut bills the smart way

Choosing the most fuel-efficient car you can will save you money.

Apps and gadgets can help make a big difference to your household budget.

Don't fall for this

You can't count on a WeRe cheque to get you out of a financial tight spot.

Debt-busting cheques too good to be true, Banking Ombudsman warns

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