Scams

NZ Herald 7 November 2020

Q&As:
– Ignore hot tip about market downturn — unless it scares you
– Switching from term deposits to KiwiSaver in retirement is not without risk
– “Millionaire-making” companies on warnings list
– Weighing up mortgage offerings is tricky
– Covid-19 aside, bank communicated poorly

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NZ Herald 31 October 2020

Q&As:
– Don’t put more good money after bad — please!
– Did the girls deserve lower pay back then?
– IRD can offset your refund against tax debt
– Bonus Bond alternative not so easy
– Are couple in their eighties planning Bonnie and Clyde robberies?

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NZ Herald 26 September 2020

Q&As:
– If it looks like a scam…
– How to work out return on an investment
– Where to put the grandkids’ Bonus Bond money
– Bonus Bond investor seeks another fun investment
– Readers seek details about NZ Super payments

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NZ Herald 6 April 2019

Q&As: House price fall not bad news for everyone; No thanks, Pete, I’ll skip your offer; Long-term landlord could lose nearly a third of value under CGT; Why the fuss, property investors?; Landlord happy to accept CGT; I misread last week’s letter, but the point is unchanged

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RNZ Radio 26 July 2018

Scams — warning signs and false friends: Who are the main victims (you might be surprised); What should make you wary?; When you shouldn’t take comfort; Rule Number 1 in the fight against scams.

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NZ Herald 17 February 2018

Q&As: It’s not crazy to buy when the share market falls; Recent volatility helps KiwiSaver members decide about their fund; KiwiSaver or term deposits for a retiree?; Withdrawals from all managed funds are tax-free; What happens to KiwiSaver tax credit in the year you turn 65?; Is internet banking safe?

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NZ Herald 10 February 2018

Q&As: What to do when employer doesn’t make KiwiSaver contributions on overtime pay; Is it OK for employer to encourage workers to join KiwiSaver?; KiwiSaver withdrawals not taxed; Long-term share and rental property investments about equal; Better to buy a section for tiny house?; Last week’s angry reader now remorseful.

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NZ Herald 3 February 2018

Q&As: Is a tiny house on wheels financially wise?; Young couple should go ahead and buy a home, despite the market; Last week’s binary options victim “deserves to be fleeced”; 2 Q&As about Israel’s connections to binary options; Do more bathrooms mean more use of water?

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NZ Herald 27 January 2018

Q&As: An expensive lesson for binary options trader; Where was the interest when customer transferred money between bank accounts?; Hard to find a small newer house; Why houses were particularly small in the 1930s and 40s.

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NZ Herald 7 October 2017

Q&As: Reader likely to be scam victim. Get out now!; Don’t overlook risks in share v property comparison; Reader offers data, but is it defensible?; 100% from shares in 5 years — without dividends; Does recent history spell doom?

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