Live updates, August 17: Nine new community Covid cases; election delayed

The latest on New Zealand news and Covid-19 as it returns to the community, updated throughout the day.

The complete guide to finding and using a financial adviser

What do they do? Do I really need one? And how much do they cost? Gillian Boyes from the Financial Markets Authority breaks things down. 

The not-so-special supermarket deals

Sales and discounts hook people in, but do they really live up to the hype?

Kids need to learn about money. Here are just a few ways of doing it at home

Good habits start young, and with Money Week this week, now is a great time to look at how we can support and nourish our kids' financial journeys.

Money Archive

How to op shop – the beginner’s guide to finding a bargain gem

The art of op shopping is one that a lot of people have trouble with, but it doesn't have to be so hard.

Forget a capital gains tax – what NZ needs is a tax on inherited wealth

Without a capital gains tax, taxing inheritances is the best opportunity to address the entrenched inequalities of inter-generational wealth.

Live updates, July 31: Defence chief ‘deeply sorry’ for Burnham failings

The latest on New Zealand news, politics and the Covid-19 crisis, updated throughout the day.

How new laws are pushing predatory loan sharks closer to extinction

Amid fears of growing financial hardship throughout New Zealand, a comprehensive campaign against high-interest lenders looks to be gaining new ground.

Live updates, July 30: National at 32%, Labour 53% in 1 News poll

The latest on New Zealand news, politics and the Covid-19 crisis, updated throughout the day.

What the Equal Pay Amendment Bill means for women

Pay equity disputes are now easier to resolve for women in undervalued occupations.

Ticket scam bots are infesting Facebook. What happens when you chat to one?

As one of the few places on earth where live events are taking place, NZ is seeing its Facebook pages overrun by scammers trying to trick fans out of cash.

Three indicators to help pick winning stocks

In these uncertain times, what should investors be looking out for?

The best value mobile plans for every budget

Competition for customers is fierce among telcos, but which mobile plans offer the best value for money? We compare them to find out.

How Covid-19 revealed the dangers of financial illiteracy

Recent shocks to our economy have shown that when it comes to being informed around managing money, New Zealand still has a long way to go. 

A third of us feel financially strained, and it’s hurting our mental health

A new report measuring New Zealanders’ financial wellbeing highlights how key sectors of our population are feeling stressed over money, and how Covid-19 has made that worse.

The cops won’t ping you for an expired WOF. But your insurance might

Driving around with an expired WOF after the deadline was extended in March? You may want to get that looked at if you want your insurance to pay out.