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28 June 2018

FSF welcomes the conversation but has concerns the proposals could only make it harder and more costly for lenders who already adhere to the law, and just drive predatory lenders more underground.

8 June 2018

"It’s often the way in financial services that the bad eggs get all the attention, we think it’s about time that responsible lending stars got recognised too."

24 April 2018

FSF is urging banks to proceed sensibly in response to a suggestion not to provide banking services to anyone in the mobile trading sector.

19 April 2018

In light of recent news reports highlighting unscrupulous mobile trading practices, the Financial Services Federation is urging consumers to take advantage of its Responsible Mobile Shop Code...

20 March 2018

 "The new website is a fantastic avenue for FSF to spread its message of responsible lending even further to reach everyday consumers."

12 February 2018

NZ's dealerships are being reminded to prepare for upcoming anti-money-laundering obligations.

18 December 2017

New Zealand’s non-bank lenders have again experienced strong growth in 2017 financial year, boosted by the industry’s vehicle finance companies.

20 October 2017

The Commerce Commission’s crackdown on the mobile trader sector has resulted in more than $1 million in fines to unscrupulous traders, or “truck shops”, as they have become known.

28 August 2017

Members of New Zealand’s finance and leasing sector will come together in November 2017 when the Financial Services Federation (FSF) holds its first-ever industry conference.

11 August 2017

Wellingtonian Lyn McMorran has been recognised for her contribution to New Zealand’s financial advice industry.

11 August 2017

The Financial Services Federation is getting behind Money Week 2017 with the “FSF Tip Jar”, a campaign about sharing sense when it comes to money.

20 July 2017

Robo-Advice, Digital-Advice, Automated-Advice. Whatever you choose to call it, the appetite to access financial advice online is growing, and New Zealand’s legislation is yet to catch up.

23 June 2017

The Financial Services Federation (FSF) is urging the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) to reconsider its position regarding consumer credit contracts providers being captured in the review of the Financial Advisers Act (FAA) 2008.

22 June 2017

Members of New Zealand’s finance industry have joined forces to help consumers be better informed when it comes to credit-related insurance.

26 May 2017

 The Financial Services Federation is supporting the Government’s decision to invest NZ$10.2 million into helping young New Zealanders access the tools they need to better manage their finances.

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