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I’m a financial planner — here’s what I tell people who ask if they’re saving enough money

sunglasses thinking happy future More (Once you start moving, it’s easier to keep going.Flickr/normalsanik) Savings advice can sometimes seem like satire. Start early. Save 15% of your income. Make sure it’s your pretax income. Do it for 40 years. Cross your fingers. Click your heels. But in the real world, that’s not how it works for most people. As a financial ... Read More »

PM and Finance Minister say they’re open to RBNZ proposal for new Macro-Prudential measures, including debt-to-income limits

Prime Minister John Key and Finance Minister Bill English have signalled they are open to a potential Reserve Bank proposal to limit debt-to-income ratios, just as is currently done in Britain. Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler and Deputy Governor Grant Spencer said earlier today at their news conference releasing the latest half-yearly Financial Stability Report that they were seriously considering ... Read More »