Underinsured properties nationwide could leave homeowners facing a hefty bill after disaster.
Elderly couple living in a borrowed caravan and 80-year-old left without a roof after building firm goes under.
OPINION: When my little monsters come along they won't be getting any pocket money from mum and dad.
New spending figures reveal hidden truths about how we spend our money.
Banks are still keeping well clear of RBNZ lending restrictions, but mortgages written on small deposits are up.
The former Wellington Phoenix football club owner Terry Serepisos has been discharged from bankruptcy.
Fall in oil price leads to another cut in fuel cost, but AA says motorists still pay too much.
In good news for borrowers, short-term interest rates are likely to say on hold for another year, with the inflation genie well corked for now.
Auckland's 29 per cent increase in property values has cemented a rate hike for many homeowners.
A continued drop in barrel prices has led to another 2c cut in the cost of fuel at the pump.
Following the crowd can hurt us when it comes to finances, so do what's right - not what's popular - and you'll come out ahead.
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Your student years are a flash in the pan, writes Frank Wielemaker, here's how to survive them.
These six tips will help any kid use their pocket money to become financially fabulous, says Rosalie Grant.
As many as one in four homeowners are simply treading water on their mortgage repayments.
Aucklanders feeling wealthier on the back of higher Council property valuations are being urged not to borrow more.
I can't help but convert my mental money to its book equivalent, even though I don't end up buying the book.
By the time Lionel Hall hit retirement he had little choice but to go on but the pension.
House buyers and renters may have to dig deeper in the wake of the city's property revaluations.
OPINION: Writing about Money Week gives me pangs of guilt, so I decided a visit a budgeting counsellor.
Fund researcher Binu Paul plans to fill a gap in the KiwiSaver market with the launch yesterday of a service to help people find the right fund for them.
Interest rates will go up next year, but the New Zealand dollar is expected to fall further, AMP Capital says.
John Key warns Aucklanders against ignoring the risks of property investment, tipping that supply will exceed demand.
A positive September quarter may be followed by a more volatile time for shares, according to AMP Capital.
PayTag is a workaround for smartphone owners who can't yet make mobile payments using the phone itself.
South Canterbury Finance's trial was complicated, but the message it gives Kiwi investors is very simple.
A lot of parents wonder what the best way is to teach their children how to save, and how to understand money.
Spark turns the screws in the mobile prepay calling market, but there's a catch.
I'm a university student who over two years has managed to save $4000. Here's how.
Newlywed Carole Payton chose to dip into her KiwiSaver fund to help buy her first home.
Low food prices over winter may see annual inflation down to almost 1 per cent in figures due out this week.
A loophole allows KiwiSavers to buy their first home - in Australia.
Most New Zealanders are not insured for the actual cost of replacing all their belongings.
Celebrity chef Al Brown talks about being deported, taking financial risks and how he sleeps at night.
They lent their neighbours thousands to buy a home, but then came a boat, caravan and near-new BMW.
Some dogs can chomp their way through $70 worth of special dog tucker a week.
Kiwis are finally paying less to use our cellphones - but we could still use cheaper data and calls.
House prices in our biggest city are rocketing, and it seems locals have had enough.
Fund managers want KiwiSaver providers to be upfront about how they hedge currency exposures.
Is your child a money wizard or a savings superstar?
Increasing numbers of Kiwis are going bankrupt overseas, allowing them to avoid repaying their student loan.
The holiday season is nearly upon us.
Just mention the word "wedding" to a potential vendor and prices will rise, according to frustrated 21st-century brides.
Analysts say New Zealand is a wealthy nation, but most of it is locked into our houses and our wealthier Australian cousins are similarly invested.
Ann Rangiuia is a teen with a mission.
We're told we're living in a rock star economy with a dropping unemployment rate. Not in my world.
Financial Markets Authority boss warns Kiwis they can't rely on Govt to save them if investments go belly-up.
Join us for #heavyweightdebate to see how good Kiwis are at understanding investment risk.
Elderly Christchurch residents have been told to hand over bank details or have their power cut off.
Grant Herbert has been jailed for four years and six months after his conviction last month on 24 fraud charges.