Seldom do we get a peek into the greater evil workings of the financial sector, and now we have two. Both of these books matter, because they confirm the worst of our suspicions.
The Liberal Party ignoring the banking sector royal commission until after the election is borderline genius – or plain crazy.
With Mike Baird rumoured to be in the running for the vacant NAB job, I’m wondering if a man with such a negative public image is the right one to regain our trust.
Our big four banks own their New Zealand counterparts. If they were to tank, we’d have our own ‘too big to fail’ taxpayer-funded bailout.
In the wake of the Banking Royal Commission, the process of securing home finance seems extremely opaque. Consider the advice from Savvy to be your guiding light in a murky landscape.
As the Big Four are being dragged through the Royal Commission, I’ve noticed something. This is certainly not the end of their world, and we feel fine.
As the fallout from the banking Royal Commission continues, the government is introducing new laws to ensure the same doesn’t happen again. But not everyone is convinced.
The findings of the banking royal commission has shocked many, especially those who are paid by those under investigation.
The man who took advantage of a $2 million dollar banking error in his account has been found not guilty of fraud on appeal.
The Banking Inquiry has passed us. But beyond the political point scoring and the grandstanding, what real progress was made?
A TBS reader recently takes his mother to the Bank…”The future has come to the city CBD of the past at my Mum’s credit union, and I’m afraid I wasn’t quite prepared for it.”
Philippe Gelis warns that banks are in danger of being usurped by the newer crowd – those who are already trusted by the customer.