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Tourism the economy star

Tourism is "on a roll" to overtake dairy as New Zealand's top export earner.

KiwiSavers told: Don’t bail out

KiwiSaver members who are invested in growth funds are being advised to close their eyes and hold on tight through market turbulence.

Money laundering rules breach

Jin Yuan Finance is the first firm to be publicly named and shamed by the Department of Internal Affairs.

Old cloths become trendy aprons

Barbara Gilchrist created quirky vintage aprons out of recycled tablecloths and tea towels with her apron business, Inapinny.

Time for KiwiSaver check-up

Money Week is a good time to take your KiwiSaver pulse and check you have a healthy balance.

Major changes to quake building rules

Government halves timeframe to make the country's most earthquake-prone buildings safer.

Petrol rises above $2 a litre

Z Energy and BP have both hiked prices by 4 cents a litre, the first increase in two months.

Will you have enough cash when you retire?

Kiwis are ill-prepared for retirement and planning to rely on the pension, rental properties and KiwiSaver to get by, a new survey shows.

Three months to rapidly grow companies

Their product ideas range from surfboards to motion capture technology but the entrepreneurs behind eight startups have yet to prove they can turn prototypes into saleable products.

Contractor costs will fall - ministry

Payments for private contractors continue to skyrocket in Government departments.

Will RB do the right thing?

There are good reasons for the Reserve Bank to consider a big rate cut, writes Aaron Hankin.

Spending habits begin at home

Creating healthy money habits needs to begin in the home.

Boosting investor knowledge

A fear of the unknown may be putting some Kiwis off investing in the sharemarket.

Financial crisis to return?

Recent global market convulsions are just the beginning, Fortress fund manager says. 

FMA works closely with KiwiSaver providers on rules

The Financial Markets Authority has been watching the role KiwiSaver providers take.

Ford NZ boss is a happy man

Ford launches facelifted Focus hatch as New Zealand sales continue to race ahead.

Dairy prices still rising

But difficult times are far from over for farmers after the second positive dairy auction in a row.

Live chat: Managing debt

Tom Hartmann from Sorted answers questions on managing finances.

Kiwi Property buys into Westgate

Auckland's Zone 7 retail centre development has been bought by giant property fund Kiwi Property for $82.5 million.

Weak start for NZX 50

The NZX 50 opened down for the third day in a row, while a lift in dairy prices failed to boost the kiwi.

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