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National superannuation age rising to 67 from 2040

March 6, 2017 iwishart 0

The Government will progressively lift the age of eligibility for NZ Superannuation from 65 to 67, starting in 20 years’ time, Prime Minister Bill English announced today. “New Zealanders are healthier and living longer so […]

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April 05

Money: Apr 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

THE CREDIT CARD TRAP They’ve done it again, says Peter Higgins: banks have figured out a new set of tricks to turn your plastic into their gold You’ve just finished paying off the overseas holiday […]

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Australian edition

FINANCE: Dec 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

OFF THE STREET New breeds of community banks are getting customers out of queues and into high interest, says Todd Parker Australians love to hate their banks. It’s a constant staple of talk-back radio; one […]

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Australian edition

Money, Dec 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

PETRONOMICS Who’s getting rich off high gas prices? Hint: think ballot boxes, not bowsers Let me take you back in time, to a land that existed long, long, ago. A time when life was vastly […]

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Australian edition

Money: Mar 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

CREDIT LIMIT Owner or renter, boss or wage slave, the coming interest rate hike Australians are famous for their love their credit and, according to the latest government fig-ures, currently hold a record $28.2 billion […]

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Feb 05 issue

Money, Feb 05

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

DEBT IS A FOUR LETTER WORD Had your email inbox fill up with Nigerian scams lately? Well, now there’s a new scam doing the rounds called ‘watch this stock’… Jim rang his financial adviser to […]

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Investigate back issues

MONEY: Mar 05

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

THE GREAT EXPERIMENT Can a market keep growing? Peter Hensley reckons commentators aren’t factoring in the looming retirement of the baby-boomers The past five years has witnessed the US authorities conduct a huge economic experiment. […]

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Australian edition

Money, May 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

DON’T DO IT YOURSELF Most financial advisors are here to help. Here’s how to pick the right one Can you remember the days when financial advice came from a trusted accountant or bank manager? Things […]

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Australian edition

Money, Nov 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

DON’T CALL US… …or we’ll call ADMA. Everything you need to do to parry the assault of the telemarketers Quiz time: You’ve just arrived home after a busy day and are starting to prepare dinner. […]

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Australian edition

Money, June 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

GOAL SCORING Playing the market is still a good move – if you have your priorities in order You would be forgiven for thinking that we are in the middle of a depression if you […]

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Australian edition

Money, July 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

GET UP, STAND UP Customer service is an ugly joke in Australia. Here’s what you need to know to not give up the fight When I was a young lad, there was corner shopkeeper on […]

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Australian edition

Money, Sep 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

THE TAX MAN COMETH Big brother is watching – here’s how to keep him from taking too much away Australians tend to like to push the envelope when it comes to authority figures. This is […]

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