INSIGHTS

PAY OFF THE MORTGAGE, OR INVEST?

According to the textbook, the best approach is to pay off the mortgage. However, using some of that disposable income to invest along the way can also pay off.

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ALL EYES ON THE FED

For economists and finance junkies, the highlight of the coming days will be the outcome of the Federal Reserve meeting in the US.

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JARGON BUSTER: HOW INTEREST RATES AFFECT VALUATIONS

In this jargon buster we explain how higher interest rates reduce the relative appeal of companies paying a big dividend and how they also hurt the so-called ‘growth’ stocks.

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MAGIC MARKET UPDATE WITH MARK LISTER

Listen to Mark Lister, Head of Private Wealth Research during his weekly feature on the Magic Talk Mornings Show. This week Mark and Leah Panapa discussed whether or not it is best to pay off the mortgage or invest, the results of the business confidence report and what big announcement is on the cards for Apple?

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3 OPTIONS FOR INCOME STARVED INVESTORS

With the economy having recovered, interest rates are on their way up. This will likely be slow moving, so what options are there for New Zealanders relying on an investment as income.

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