|Diana Clement: The pros and cons of balance transfers|
If you've got a big chunk of credit card debt, the interest payments alone may be crucifying your finances. It's not surprising, therefore, that balance transfer offers by banks are popular with Kiwis. How it works is banks offer...
© 2018 NZ Herald 5:04am Liam Dann: New Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr ready for a financial literacy shake-up
Don't expect the arrival of new Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr to mean big changes to your mortgage rate outlook.There has been plenty of speculation about what the gregarious, straight talking and socially conscious Orr might...
© 2018 NZ Herald 5:04am Gayle, Rahul lift Punjab to big win over Kolkata in IPL
KOLKATA, India (AP) — Chris Gayle and Lokesh Rahul smashed half-centuries as Kings XI Punjab went top of the Indian Premier League on Saturday with a nine-wicket win against Kolkata Knight Riders under the Duckworth/Lewis Method.Gayle...
© 2018 NZ Herald 4:54am Mob Museum in Vegas lets visitors play police officer
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A home invader wearing a ski mask is holding a woman hostage in her bedroom. A police officer immediately starts giving verbal commands, ordering the man to let the woman go, but the intruder refuses and lunges toward...
© 2018 NZ Herald 4:24am Roma beats Spal 3-0 ahead of Liverpool semi in CL
MILAN (AP) — Roma saw off relegation-threatened Spal 3-0 in Serie A on Saturday and stayed confident for the trip to Liverpool for the first leg of the Champions League semifinals.Spal lost for the first time since Feb. 18 — a run...
© 2018 NZ Herald 4:14am The best and worst space films, according to Nasa
The best and worst space films, according to Nasa
© 2018 BBCWorld 3:54am Avicii's music 'will live forever': Tributes paid to the Swedish DJ
It's not yet known how he died but he had been suffering from severe pancreatitis.
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Rival telcos join forces to crack down on scams
Rival telecommunication companies are working together to crack down on international phone scams plaguing the industry.The NZ Telecommunications Forum (TCF) has today released a draft code of practice for cellphone and landline...
© 2018 NZ Herald 5:04am Colin Kaepernick honored by Amnesty for inequality protests
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Human rights organization Amnesty International has honored former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick with its Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018, lauding his peaceful protests against racial inequality.The former...
© 2018 NZ Herald 4:54am Domenech, Matthaus among coaches to apply for Cameroon job
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Former France coach Raymond Domenech and German World Cup winner Lothar Matthaus are among more than 70 men to have applied to be coach of African champion Cameroon.Cameroon is looking for a new coach less...
© 2018 NZ Herald 4:54am Suburban Seattle getting rare, private US airport terminal
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — It's not uncommon to see brand new commercial jets flying in and out of Paine Field, just north of Seattle, defying rain and low visibility that define the region. That's because the airport with two runways...
© 2018 NZ Herald 4:24am United States takes lead in Davis Cup semifinals vs France
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (AP) — Sloane Stephens fought hard to beat Pauline Parmentier 7-6 (3), 7-5 and give defending champion United States a 1-0 lead against France in the Fed Cup semifinals on Saturday.The U.S. Open champion...
© 2018 NZ Herald 4:14am Hamburger SV keeps alive survival hopes in Bundesliga
BERLIN (AP) — Lewis Holtby kept alive Hamburger SV's hopes of a Bundesliga survival by edging fellow relegation candidate Freiburg 1-0 on Saturday.Holtby stopped the ricocheting ball and eluded two defenders before firing it past...
© 2018 NZ Herald 4:14am Hibernian 2-1 Celtic
Jamie Maclaren and Vykintas Slivka score as Hibernian put Celtic's championship celebrations on hold.
© 2018 BBCWorld 3:54am UN Security Council seeks to heal Syria divisions in Sweden
Members of the Security Council seek to heal divisions over Syria during a meeting in Sweden.
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