Thousands of Aucklanders are ditching TradeMe in favour of social media sites to buy, sell and trade.
The ability of first home buyers to get a mortgage has eased only slightly with banks holding volumes of low deposit lending steady.
National continues to dance around whether it will promise tax cuts in the coming weeks.
KiwiSaver investors face continued political risk, with major parties unable to agree on scheme's future.
National Party's proposed housing policy is criticised by some in the real estate sector as not going far enough to deal with housing crisis.
The numbers of "reverse mortgages", usually taken out by older people, has declined in the past five years, a study by Deloitte shows.
National's housing promise to first-home buyers will stabilise property prices by creating more housing, John Key says.
Westpac customers will soon be able to receive instant alerts if their spending in various categories is out of whack.
Bill English and John Key sing different tunes on the possibility of a pre-election tax cut.
OPINION: Friends in the investment world say most of their clients expect the Government to be re-elected.
John Anthony was sceptical about airline loyalty programmes - until he signed up for one.
Talking with an insurance company recently, I was surprised to hear the average uptake of people reviewing their house insurance was 20 per cent.
It may be time to remix Fred Dagg's We Don't Know How Lucky We Are, to We don't know how unequal we are.
OPINION: A big proportion of the 2.3 million people in KiwiSaver will be in the wrong fund.
The falling NZ dollar highlights the need for KiwiSaver investors to pay closer attention to currency hedging.
The ''baby industry'' exploits parents - you don't need to pay through the nose for food and healthcare.
A recent battle with cancer has made Kayne Wahlstrom an evangelist for looking after every dollar.
Spark's Simon Moutter tells Catherine Harris about scrubbing deep fryers and his best investment decision.
Price comparisons with other countries seem to demonstrate that Kiwis are being gouged at the checkout.
NPC fans can expect to pay 55 per cent more for concessions in Auckland than in Invercargill.
Broker Grant Davies looks at the pros and cons of our stock of the week.
All KiwiSaver investors pay fees but many have no idea what they're paying for.
Favour earning money over acquiring status. Status involves spending money, working involves earning it.
Some aspects of how online eftpos would work have yet to be resolved, Paymark says.
What do you know now that would have given you a head-start when you were younger?
FMA files a lawsuit against the trustee of failed finance company Viaduct Capital, which owed investors $7.8m.
Fair Play on Fees lawsuits against Westpac and BNZ at the High Court join action against ANZ and Kiwibank.
Kids are more willing and able to learn good money habits than parents think.
Paying $500 a year to insure a flat filled with broken furniture and pizza boxes may actually be worth it.
Consumers will soon be able to use their eftpos cards to shop online.
Auckland property values have jumped an average of 33 per cent over the past three years.
Lachie McLeod has been described as too loyal and out of his depth, but not a fraudster.
South Canterbury Finance trial taken "enormous toll" on defendant Edward Sullivan, court told.
Houses are just as affordable now as they were 25 years ago, according to a property investors group.
OPINION: Derek was baulking at the $3500 price of income insurance and reconsidering the whole idea.
BNZ's community finance head Frances Ronowicz thinks people should be less judgmental of those on lower incomes.
A judge has queried why SCF over borrowers' indemnity and held a Dunedin man in contempt.
Lending to family and friends is something most of us will encounter in our lifetimes and it's bound to stir up issues.
A Dunedin man was taken into custody for contempt of court during the South Canterbury Finance trial yesterday.
Savers in some older super schemes are being given bogus online valuations of their nest eggs.
Power Marketing has to pay for its part in a campaign that saw it mislead people into switching to Slingshot.
The huge array of items you're told you need for a baby can be made a lot more manageable.
Next time you have a problem with your lender, credit card company or insurer, think about making a formal complaint.
Confidence in the housing market is at its lowest point since 2007, says ASB.
Threatening phone scammers targeting IRD customers fleeced $6500 from one person.
A $25m loan to buy an Auckland hotel, which is at the centre of eight charges faced by the three SCF accused, was disclosed, the defence says.
Christchurch and Canterbury wages and firm profitability still lag behind other regions, report shows.
Shoppers are increasingly pulling out their credit cards, eftpos company Paymark says.
Low and no-interest loan pilot scheme in Auckland may roll out to other cities.
Dive in dairy prices and high dollar mean the Reserve Bank will hold official cash rate steady till March, says ASB.