Lender's insurance can cost thousands and actually protects the bank, not the borrower writes David Potts.
As the fizz flows out of the mining sector wages are falling, but the country is growing. The reason, writes David Potts, is low interest rates.
Modesty aside, our writer records his stellar success in the first week of the share tipping race.
Investors need to be aware of the possibility of volatility and the need to be able, and willing, to sit out price declines.
The Telsta buy-back could be very rewarding for some shareholders.
Kiwis living in Australia who are overdue with repayments could be arrested on returning to New Zealand.