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Experts give their take on the Auckland property market this year. Photo / Richard Robinson

The housing market in 2015

Buy or sell? Fix or float? Financial and property experts make their predictions and give advice on surviving in the sizzling…

The market remains worried about the global glut of crude. Photo / Jonathan Drake / Bloomberg News

Oil slips below US$44 briefly

Oil prices closed higher after a volatile session that saw the New York price drop below US$44 a barrel for the first time…

The New Zealand dollar tumbled this week after Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler's statement.

NZ dollar slumps to 4-year low

The New Zealand dollar is headed for a 2.1 per cent weekly decline against the US dollar, having hit a four-year low after…

Savings Rates Provided by Interest.co.nz

Institution Minimum 1 Year
ANZ $1 4.25%
ASB $1 4.25%
BNZ $1 4.00%
Westpac $1 4.20%

School uniforms a stretch

Branded school uniforms cost many times more than unbranded clothing. Photo / Getty Images

Back to school costs hurt. The pain is as much to my principles as my wallet and this time of year always gets me a bit…

Youths overconfident about money

Many young people are overconfident about their money management nous and believe their financial skills don't need improvement…

Mortgage Rates Provided by Interest.co.nz

Institution Term Percent
ANZ1 year fixed5.95%
ASB1 year fixed5.99%
BNZ1 year fixed5.69%
Kiwibank1 year fixed5.69%
Westpac1 year fixed6.09%

Quay to style and security

Step out of this deluxe apartment to a world of yachts, harbourside strolls and eateries, writes Robyn Welsh