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New Zealanders worried about money due to the effects of COVID-19 are urged to seek guidance through official government services Sorted and MoneyTalks. The Sorted website is run by CFFC, headed by Retirement Commissioner Jane Wrightson, and MoneyTalksis run by the FinCap, the umbrella body for financial capability and...

FinCap welcomes the Government’s response to the Final Report of the Electricity Price Review process as a "good first step". FinCap supports 200 local financial capability and budgeting services across New Zealand. Collectively these services see 70,000 people a year. We commend the work of the Expert Advisory...

Hi all - we were planning to release on the Government’s new loan shark legislation - the Credit Contracts Legislation Amendment Bill which is having its first reading today and we thought we’d invite other organisations to join us. The response has been overwhelming with eight...

See below FinCap's submission to the Electricity Price Review. [edgtf_button size="" type="" text="Read submission" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link=" https://www.fincap.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/FinCap_-_EPR_submission.pdf" target="_blank" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin="0px 0px 32px 0px"]...

FinCap, working with New Zealand’s 200 free budgeting services, warmly supports the recommendation that banks need to urgently improve oversight, controls and processes; and the need for banks to champion business models that focus on consumer interests. Financial mentors and budget advisers frequently report on...

FinCap welcomes the Government’s announcement of stricter controls over loan companies and debt collectors.  The charity works with New Zealand’s 200 free budget services and the 60,000 people who use their services each year, and has helped over half those services to provide detailed, compelling...