Friday, July 1, 2022

Finance


Be in control of your financial goals

Be in control of your financial goals

ByGuest writerJun 29, 2022
If asked what the most important aspect of your farming business is, what would you say? Farming for profit would obviously rank highly alongside guardianship of and managing the environment, but tools designed to make business management easier, while saving…

Survey shows financial pressures on the rise

ByStaff reporterJun 3, 2022
The latest Federated Farmers banking survey shows that while farmer satisfaction with their banks is relatively stable, more are feeling under pressure and the cost of finance is on the…

Cost of production is surging

ByCameron BagrieMay 26, 2022
They say a chart represents a thousand words. One of the defining trends across New Zealand has been rising terms of trade, or the ratio of export prices to import…

Farm loan options to grow your business

ByStaff reporterMay 19, 2022
In the current farming climate, farmers and growers across the world are facing an onslaught of rising costs and regulations, which have been compounded by the ongoing Russian-Ukraine conflict, and…


NZD weakness lifts prices tide

NZD weakness lifts prices tide

ByHugh StringlemanMay 18, 2022
New Zealand commodity prices in United States dollars have fallen 10% since their peak in March but in NZD terms…
New loan requires less gas and more care

New loan requires less gas and more care

ByRichard RennieMay 16, 2022
Farmers wanting to borrow against their environmental and social goals now have the ability to raise a loan and earn…
Businesses need credit access to grow

Businesses need credit access to grow

ByCameron BagrieApr 28, 2022
The issue is irking me more and more because of the huge reaction from mortgage brokers, borrowers and commentators as…
How much money is too much?

How much money is too much?

BySteve Wyn-HarrisApr 21, 2022
Inflation will see the prices of far inputs such as fertiliser, fuel and labour rise, biting into profits despite the…
Workshops aim to improve farmers’ financial literacy

Workshops aim to improve farmers’ financial literacy

ByColin WilliscroftApr 14, 2022
Hazel Bourke and Mark Chrystall attended a recent financial skills workshop held by Rabobank in Feilding.Financial skills workshops being run…
Loan landscape shifts for rural bankers

Loan landscape shifts for rural bankers

ByRichard RennieApr 4, 2022
ASB’s Ben Speedy says farm business sustainability will become a far more significant factor in valuing, and lending, to an…
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