17 November 2022
The non-bank lending sector celebrated at the Financial Services Federation’s biggest ever, sold-out Awards on 16 November, following a hiatus for two years.
14 September 2022
The Financial Services Federation (FSF) is urging Kiwis to be vigilant if contacted by anyone claiming to be from the FSF asking for money – it is a scam. The FSF has been made aware of its name and/or logo being used fraudulently in attempts to obtain money or other private or financial information.
19 January 2022
The Financial Services Federation (FSF), the industry body for responsible non-bank lenders, has written an open letter to Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark and officials outlining specifically what it believes needs to be done, and a desire to work together to get it right.
16 November 2021
Changes to consumer lending law to help people avoid unaffordable debt mean it may take longer to get a loan from 1 December. Information to help consumers prepare for the changes has been welcomed by financial mentors and lenders.
28 September 2021
New data has revealed that Kiwis are embracing choice when it comes to financial services, with almost half of personal consumer lending in Aotearoa New Zealand being financed by non-bank lenders.
1 April 2021
NZ businesses will be better off with the extension of the Government-backed loan scheme designed to help small and medium enterprises access credit for cashflow, capital assets, and in their COVID-19 recovery efforts.
27 September 2020
"We recognise that UDC has a role to play in supporting our industry and the important work the Financial Services Federation does," says Wayne Percival, CEO of UDC Finance.
30 April 2020
"We may be allowed out of the house, but we're not out of the woods yet when it comes to the financial effects on COVID-19," says Lyn McMorran, Executive Director of the Financial Services Federation (FSF), in this Q&A.
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.