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3 March 2020

The FSF is encouraging borrowers who have been affected financially by coronavirus (Covid-19) to talk to their providers and check if they have a credit-related insurance policy.

17 October 2019

Fresh thinking when it comes to finance, and an ability to "walk the talk" with responsible lending were common themes among those who took out the second-ever FSF Awards.

3 September 2019

FSF says new proposals to better protect borrowers are a step in the right direction, but more can be done to target predatory lenders causing harm to consumers and tainting the sector.

9 July 2019

FSF is confident that its new suggestion to MBIE will do more to help vulnerable borrowers than the Bill's proposed interest and fees cap or a straight interest rate cap.

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9 July 2019

NBR, March 2020

"People financially hurt by pandemic urged to get help sooner than later"

FinCap Chief Executive Tim Barnett and FSF Executive Director Lyn McMorran discuss the work their organisations are doing together to help those affected financially by Covid-19.

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9 July 2019

NBR, March 2020

"People financially hurt by pandemic urged to get help sooner than later"

FinCap Chief Executive Tim Barnett and FSF Executive Director Lyn McMorran discuss the work their organisations are doing together to help those affected financially by Covid-19.

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9 July 2019

NZ Herald, July, 2019

Finance industry wants tougher stance on payday lenders

Pay day lenders should be clearly identified, named on a public register and directors and top executives should have to pass fit and proper tests, says an industry body which represents major finance companies.

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9 July 2019

National Business Review, July 11, 2019

Enforce current loan shark laws, we don't need more

FSF is interviewed on NBR about why blanket caps on interest and fees sound good in theory, but in practice won't do enough to protect vulnerable borrowers

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