The recently announced new top tax rate, and regulation of PayWave, are unsurprising election promises by the Government. Sam Stubbs thinks of the two, regulating Paywave fees is the more interesting as it sends a message that even the Government is getting sick of bad bank behaviour.
The family with the lowest mortgage rate in New Zealand
First time homebuyers Nathaniel and Laura Warmington have the lowest home loan rate in the country.
Is police pension scheme underperformance the tip of an expensive iceberg?
Over almost three years the Police pension scheme has underperformed its low-cost KiwiSaver equivalent by $195 million.
KiwiSaver could lead economic renaissance - if politicians leave it alone
If allowed to develop to its full potential, Kiwis could have more than $200b saved in KiwiSaver by 2030.
Keeping your nerves during the Coronavirus market freefall
If you've had a look at your bank account recently,...
Government moves to change settings for default funds: Q&A with Amanda Morrall
On the latest episode of NewstalkZB's Smart Money, Simplicity educator...
Lower for longer interest rates, predicts Sam Stubbs
I fear making economic predictions.
What happens to debt when you die? Amanda Morrall talks SmartMoney
What happens to debt when you die?
Are joint accounts a...
"Thanks for the $12b, minister. But please, give us the plan, man."
Labour's infrastructure spend is underwhelming,opines Sam Stubbs in his latest opinion...
The future of money in 500 years; Sam Stubbs reads the tea leaves
Picking what the world of money will look like in...
The coming decade of wealth: why Sam Stubbs is so confident we're heading into a boom
It's dangerous to make economic predictions.
The face of corporate NZ is still too pale, stale and male, argues Simplicity's Sam Stubbs
The diversity philosophy is deeply entrenched in many aspects of...
"Aramco shares are as black as the oil it extracts, and stained with blood," warns Simplicity's MD Sam Stubbs
The Saudi Arabian oil company Aramco, 100 per cent owned by...
Self-employed KiwiSavers are missing out on receiving Government contributions
As many as 40% of self-employed New Zealanders who are...