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NZ Herald 8 December 2018

Q&As: Penalty acceptable for breaking term deposit, but not month-long wait; Another theory on “rule of thumb”; More on “government pays” versus “taxpayer pays”; Reader’s parents “milked the system”; Meaningful Christmas gifts.

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NZ Herald 26 May 2018

Q&As: Property investors’ interest deductions not unfair; A landlord’s busy week; Investors contribute to housing shortage; My suggestion was ‘morally wrong’; Employers shouldn’t subsidize retirement savings, reader says; An omission about taxation of shares; Keep watching.

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NZ Herald 19 May 2018

Q&As: Hard to get info about tax on gains from share trading; In KiwiSaver, the government’s deal gets better, but not the employers’; Superannuitant should take heating payment and give it to charity; Landlord objects to my comment, says he works hard; Comments about financial advisers sought.

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RNZ Radio 14 December 2017

Does Christmas have to be like this?: First — an early thought about a new year’s resolution; Survey findings on Christmas spending; Survey findings on Christmas financial stress; Things to think about this Christmas; Other ways to do it.

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NZ Herald 5 December 2015

Q&As: A few phone calls can slash hundreds from insurance bills; We’re not all bad, says insurance adviser; “Freehold” doesn’t mean mortgage-free, and beware of leasehold property; Reasons for Auckland house price rise don’t rule out bubble; Meaningful Christmas gifts.

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NZ Herald 20 June 2015

Q&As: Are “women’s gifting circles” legit?; Is bank financial adviser giving “best” advice?; KiwiSaver tax credits don’t cross the Tasman; Tips on getting more from a revolving credit mortgage.

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NZ Herald 29 November 2014

Q&As: Do landlords take advantage of others less fortunate?; How KiwiSaver members are protected from losing their money; Inland Revenue got it wrong last week about interest deductions on family loans; Meaningful Christmas gifts.

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NZ Herald 10 May 2014

Q&As: Ask your bank for a higher term deposit rate; How reader got around Genesis Energy share scaling; Genesis share profits likely to be taxed; Donate tiny share parcels to charity; 2 Q&As on advice for woman wondering whether to renovate or sell.

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NZ Herald 30 November 2013

Q&As: Should people be forced to put some of their KiwiSaver money into an annuity?; Highly leveraged property investing is risky; An investor in both puts some perspective on shares versus property; Meaningful Christmas gifts.

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