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FinCap welcomes the Financial Markets (Conduct of Institutions) Amendment Bill and especially the incoming requirement that banks and insurers consider how their conduct could challenge the wellbeing of those unable to pay. Ruth Smithers is the Chief Executive of FinCap, an organisation supporting around 900 community...

Working for Families Tax Credits (WfFTC) need to truly work for whānau in Aotearoa. No tamariki should have to go without essentials because of inconsistent and confusing support systems and rules. In Aotearoa, 16.3 per cent1 of children are living in material hardship. A fit-for-purpose Working for...

FinCap welcomes the Government’s ongoing support for financial mentoring services in Aotearoa.   The commitment to 21 million dollars (see page 144) over the next two years for financial mentors who are currently funded by the Ministry of Social Development means that these leaders in our communities...

What is 'A Day in the Life'? FinCap is running the ‘A Day in the Life’ programme as part of our partnership with New Zealand Bankers’ Association (NZBA). The aim of this project is to provide senior decision-makers in government, the banking sector and other stakeholders with...