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Car insurance payments to rise as fire levy added

1 May 16 - Radio NZ - Drivers with third party motor vehicle insurance will have to pay a fire services levy from July 2018.

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Reserve Bank of NZ to pause on interest rates

25 Apr 16 - - The run of recent rate cuts may be over. On Thursday the Reserve Bank reviewed the official cash rate (OCR) for the first time since Governor Graeme Wheeler cut the benchmark rate to a record low 2.25 per cent. It was the fifth interest rate cut in the last seven OCR reviews.
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KiwiSaver goals unclear for most - survey

17 Apr 16 - Newshub - We know we need to save for our retirement. Some people have also worked out how much money they will need to make it enjoyable.
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How tech is going to change insurance

1 May 16 - - The insurance industry is not immune from digital and mechanical innovation, writes Rob Stock.


Who's better with money—kiwi men or women?

25 Apr 16 - NZ Herald - Populist beliefs that women are more likely to spend up large on the credit card while men take more risks with their money are not backed up by reality.

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Warning for tenants: contents insurance an absolute must

1 May 16 - NZ Herald - It should cost tenants only a few hundred dollars annually but it could save you hundreds of thousands of dollars if you ruin your rented accommodation or the neighbour's.


NZ Super fund and Milford cut ties

25 Apr 16 - Good Returns - The Guardians and Milford have mutually agreed to part ways a year after the company was suspended as a manager.

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Better disclosure needed - but how?

1 May 16 - Good Returns - Financial service providers agree standardised disclosure documents would help the advice industry– but what they should say and what they might look like is still a matter for debate.


The pros and cons of adding an insurance combo to your KiwiSaver

24 Apr 16 - - A look at the AMP KiwiSaver scheme that attempts to fend off circling sharks with an exclusive bundled insurance offering.

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