NZ Bankers' Association offers tips on avoiding fraud and scams which could put a damper on the holiday season.
It is possible to throw a classy wedding that doesn't leave you starting life as a married couple in debt.
A Christchurch man has bought wine with a virtual currency he is "mining" in his own garage.
Toddler inadvertently sent statements for ANZ accounts containing hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The C-bombs are flying thick and fast. Every time I hear the word, I cringe.
The internet offers shopping without the hassles, but what do to if it goes wrong?
Lloyds of London has made a $2.4 million payout to investors in a New Zealand mortgage trust supposedly insured against losses.
First he was offered $20,000 for his strip of land needed for road-widening.
We spend $16.5 billion a year in supermarkets on groceries. But have you ever wondered why they are laid out like they are?
Retailers are expecting Santa to bring them more consumer dollars this year, especially on items for kids.
Can . . . I make a lump sum deposit into KiwiSaver?
Web entrepreneurs who moved to a quiet rural valley near Upper Hutt now own another 4 square kilometres of it.
Financial Markets Authority painted as a sheriff riding into town to clean up the Wild West.
Provincial NZ is paying for Auckland's overheated housing market, Chamber of Commerce says.
ACC advised levy drop to Government before this week's decision, ACC chairwoman says.
More Kiwis expected to book Australian holidays as the NZ dollar hits a five-year high against the aussie.
Serious Fraud Office sees big rise in complaints, notably corruption and bribery.
Parliament passes a law described as a "complete waste of time" for non-bank deposit takers.
New listings and auction sale are down after the introduction of LVR rules, Barfoot and Thompson say.
It does have a few issues, but one house for sale in Auckland is likely to go cheaply.
Great holidays are possible on tight budgets, here's some tips to get your started.
The number of Kiwis who own their homes continues to decline, and economists warn it is likely to get harder still.
The festive season can be seriously tough on the bank balance. How do you manage?
It's Martinborough's biggest subdivision since founder John Martin laid out sections in 1879.
We interrupt the cheer of the festive season to remind you that you're going to die.
Fees, interest and terms and conditions should be standard in borrower documents, committee hears.
Average asking price of homes for sale dipped last month to $478,931, but is still high.
About one in five of property sales in the last two years was to a first-home buyer, but that's likely to change.
Fighting inflation is a constant battle for households, which are faced with price rises on multiple fronts.
Governor-General heads a coalition of banks and financial services providers to lift people's money skills.
Westpac promises $1000 cash to first-home buyers who meet savings goals and bumps them to front of queue.
Motor vehicle owners will have to wait until July 2015 to see any relief.
Councils should make it easier for property developers to carve up land, Alex Scott says.
People short-changed by faulty ATMs failing to deliver the correct amount of money.
OPINION: Your 50s and 60s are not a time for a gung-ho investment approach - you do not want serious mistakes.
It's a social time of year, so a strategy is needed to avoid paying too much for meals out.
The aviation business is like a trainspotting supermodel - superficially glamorous yet devoted to detail.
Last year, Christmas wiped out all of one family's money. This year, they're doing things differently.
TVNZ presenter Sam Wallace explains why he will never own a Lamborghini.
More than 90% of homeowners with insurance have left it up to their insurer to decide their level of cover, leaving $167b uninsured.
There's not a lot of transparency around overdraft rates at the banks, but a father-son operated finance company may change all that.
As real estate listings go, it's one of the more unusual ones. The tiny West Coast town of Otira is up for sale. Again.
Like the song says, when it comes to car insurance you better shop around.
Home ownership is much more common away from Welington's central city and in higher-income areas, data shows.
OPINION: The pros, cons, price performance and investment outlook of Vector.
If you are starting to worry about the impact Christmas will have on your finances, you are not alone.
Low deposit lending halved in October following the introduction of the Reserve Bank's lending limit. | Westpac reins in low equity lending
Non-native English speaker wasn't told of over $15,000 in levies when she bought apartment.
Weekly household spend up 9pc since 2010 - to $1111 - as Kiwis cough up more for food, transport, housing and power.
Weaker NZ dollar and stronger oil prices blamed for an increase in petrol pump prices.