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Young people are overconfident about money, a survey says. File pic

Youths overconfident about money

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

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Mortgage Rates Provided by Interest.co.nz

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

NZ dollar drops to 3-year low

The kiwi touched 74.25 US cents this morning, to reach its lowest level since November 2011 when it touched 73.67 cents. Photo / NZ Herald

The New Zealand dollar fell to its lowest in more than three years as investors sold euro and bought US dollars, weakening…

Greece set to defy EU, IMF

A radical leftist party that wants to cancel Greece's European Union debts of more than 200 billion ($300 billion) went…

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

Mortgage wars: Banks prune rates

Fiona and  Nigel Clapp  are working hard to  become mortgage-free. Photo / Janna Dixon

Banks have started cutting interest rates as the busy house-hunting season heats up. So how will it affect would-be home-buyers?…