We'd all be better off if 'open banking' wasn't stymied by the banks

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.

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Eat My Lunch founder, Lisa King, joins Simplicity

Lisa King, founder of Eat My Lunch and a New Zealander of the Year finalist, has joined the Simplicity team.

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Simplicity extends ethical investing

We believe in investing ethically.

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Simplicity offers record low 2.25% mortgage, and predicts rates will go lower

Simplicity, New Zealand’s lowest cost mortgage lender and KiwiSaver manager, reduced its floating mortgage rate for first home buyers to...

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Budget Buster: Three cheers for the KiwiSaver upstart waging war on fees

Celebrating a banner today with a giant leap in new members.
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Simplicity KiwiSaver saving you money and changing the investment landscape in a big way

We hit a major milestone last week when our membership hit 2,000 and our collective...
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Will KiwiSaver be Trumped?

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Markets hate uncertainty, and President Trump...
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How to use your KiwiSaver to save faster and buy your first home

Homeownership is a cherished goal for most New Zealanders.
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What does it mean to be an ethical investor and where do you draw the line?

Dumping tobacco, landmines, cluster weapons and nuclear weapons manufacturers from our investment portfolio was a...
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You asked, we delivered: a smoke free, nuke free, bomb free KiwiSaver plan

Ethics are at the heart of our business.
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Winner of the NZ Innovation Awards 2016 for Financial and Professional Services

We're celebrating today after winning the 2016 NZ Innovation Award for Financial and Professional Services.
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KiwiSaver investment ups and down 101

KiwiSaver is often referred to as a set and forget investment.
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Providers dragging the chain on switching times in KiwiSaver - Call to action

Transfer rates from KiwiSaver providers are on the rise but the time it takes to...
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Gov't tabling proposed changes in KiwiSaver fees disclosure

Sometimes change is glacial, sometimes violent.
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