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If you think your golden years are going to be just that, new research out of Massey University says you may need to think again. Watch the video from a TV1 Breakfast interview, as Claire Matthews explains why retirement is becoming more and more unaffordable?
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Massey University financial director Dr. Pushpa Wood has published a report on the spending habits of Māori women. She says a culturally responsive community model could be one way to improve their financial literacy.
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Last updated on Monday 17 July 2017
Massey University's business experts are often sought out for their expertise and opinions on topical issues. Here are highlights of the latest interviews and commentary in the news.
Massey University’s Home Affordability Report was referred to in a Gisborne Herald article about Auckland’s special housing areas.
Dr James Hollings new book, A Moral Truth: 150 Years of Investigative Journalism in New Zealand, was favourably reviewed by the Manawatu Standard.
Dr Cathy Strong was quoted in a stuff.co.nz column about TVNZ presenter Toni St having to play a secondary role to her male co-presenters.
Dr Claire Matthews was quoted in a New Zealand Mortgage Magazine article about financial advisers struggling to place loans for borrowers with smaller deposits. Dr Matthews was also quoted in Greymouth Star, Gisborne Herald, Nelson Mail, Central Leader, Good Returns and Taranaki Daily News articles about the Fin-Ed Centre’s Retirement Expenditure Guidelines, which she authored. Her work on the Retirement Expenditure Guidelines was also commended in a Stuff.co.nz column. Dr Matthews was also a panellist on Radio NZ’s The Panel.
Associate Professor David Tripe was quoted in an NZ Property Investor Magazine article about the likelihood of mortgage rates increasing.
Dr Tripe was also quoted in a stuff.co.nz article about technologies changing the way consumers pay for goods that will make cash obsolete.