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As New Zealand moves forward from the worst recession in 70 years, thorny questions surrounding succession planning will again be at the fore…. and it's going to be a rough ride for some.
More data about an incipient crisis in the national housing market is emerging, with a survey of 459 older New Zealand homeowners showing that two-thirds mistakenly believe they are insured for the true cost of rebuild.
As the head of the rebuild estimate division of a company of quantity surveyors, Construction Cost Consultants, I've been shocked by the absence of comprehensible information around the new insurance rules for homeowners.
Almost no one has followed the IRD's current foreign pension tax rules so they are proposing a new tax regime, mainly targeting the 250,000 plus British and Irish expats as well as all those Kiwi's that have lived are worked in the UK.
Last week S & P commented that they may have to downgrade various Credit Unions and Building Societies because these organisations mainly lend money on mortgages on housing, and house prices in Auckland are red hot
It sounds sensible to have one scheme, but with any financial decision, you need to weigh up the pros and cons.
If this is something that is concerning you then be sure to read through these tips and guides.
A new "by investors, for investors" online service aims to fill the knowledge gap in the financial services industry by comparing the performance of investment advisers.
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