A niche home loan lender says the opportunity to offer bridging finance is now as banks crack down on riskier borrowers.
Income ratios could potentially hit mortgage seekers next and may have quite a “devastating effect” on advisers says the Property Institute’s CEO.
An Australian finance broker association has told its industry watchdog that financial literacy is overdue for a makeover, but does NZ need one too?
NZ Adviser hears from two of the majors on why the official cash rate isn’t going anywhere tomorrow but why it must fall further eventually.
In a submission to the Review of the Financial Advisers Act, an industry body says the term RFA is “damaging for New Zealand's reputation as a responsible member of the world financial community”
Founder of soon to launch peer-to-peer lender Squirrel Money says he doesn’t see more brokerages taking P2P lending on with the market likely to be dominated by a few.
A major bank has appointed a new head of mortgages who brings 20 years of experience in banking and financial services to the role.
It’s in raising the visibility of the profession to the consumer and the lifelong relationship value that will turn public opinion around, says an independent board member of the Professional Advisers Association.
A non-major bank has cut its special fixed rates across its one, two and three year terms.
Auckland house prices are predicted to continue their ascent, according to the latest Property Institute survey
Two major banks have been recognized for their educational programs teaching financial know-how to children
A new report suggests that a lack of trust in banks is driving an increase in online financial management, with New Zealand among the leaders
It may have been a club designed to promote women in the industry, but it has become something much more significant