Results: Risk

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23 March 2020

Managing your mortgage through the COVID-19 crisis

Squirrel's CEO John Bolton shared some practical advice for homeowners, and how to keep up with mortgage repayments when hit by fi...

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05 December 2019

Capital Requirements to increase in 2020

Today the Reserve Bank of New Zealand announced their final decision to increase the capital requirement for banks.

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03 December 2019

Changes ahead for home buyers

From this Friday, home buyers who want to withdraw from a purchase the finance clause may be asked to provide evidence.

18 November 2019

Is it worth breaking your fixed loan while interest rates are low?

While rates are at record lows, Kiwis who have locked in a fixed rate mortgage at a higher rate might be asking if it’s worth breaking and fixing at a new rate?

07 October 2019

Three things to consider when choosing your mortgage rate

We're entering a market where interest rates are the lowest they have ever been. The question most people are contemplating is:

13 September 2019

Banks stocking up for spring

With a record-low OCR, it looks like banks are taking advantage of low wholesale funds. According to KPMG's latest survey, Westpac launched a medium-term note issue seeking $100 million.