MD Sam Stubbs was honoured to be invited to chat with Duncan Garner on his podcast "Duncan Garner: Editor in Chief" recently, to discuss New Zealand's approach to housing and investment.Read more
Is housing a human right? Sam Stubbs thinks it is.
If we want shorter hospital waiting lists, fewer mental health issues, healthier and better educated kids, and a dignified retirement for all New Zealanders, all New Zealanders should all have an...
According to Sam Stubbs, the worst decision ever by a New Zealand politician was made on 15 December 1975. This was the day Robert Muldoon cancelled the fledgling New Zealand Superannuation Scheme. Had it continued, New Zealand would now be...
After observing the cryptocurrency market, without ever investing a dollar in it, Sam Stubbs has come to the conclusion that it’s a great place to gamble, but a terrible place to invest. In this article, he explains why.
In New Zealand, there are more than $300 billion of residential mortgages, with more than $10b of first-home lending every year. For a lending market this big, it seems strange that nearly all home lending is on one or two-year...
The Covid-19 pandemic has ushered in a new tolerance for governments thinking big. Out of sheer necessity, they have stepped in to prevent global economic meltdown and they will need to do the same for the next crisis - climate change.
This week, we reached an important milestone. Over 60,000 Kiwis are choosing to invest their money with us!
A recent meeting of New Zealand's top economists and bankers had them very concerned, again, about house prices and rising interest rates. But for Sam Stubbs it’s confirmed, once again, that owning your own home is going to be a...
“Experts” are picking that global share markets are too high, and have to fall. However, as Sam Stubbs points out, the reality is, no one can reliably pick where markets will be in a month, a year or a decade....
After the horrors of World War One and the Spanish Flu, the world had a burst of economic and creative activity known as the roaring 20’s. Post-Covid, will the 2020’s see another global economic boom?
A floating rate mortgage gives you the flexibility to repay principal at any time. But Sam Stubbs asks, is it worth it?