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The Commission for Financial Capability (CFFC) is an independent government-funded organisation helping people to get ahead financially. We work to ensure the retirees of today and tomorrow are equipped with the financial knowledge, skills and confidence to make good financial decisions at every stage of their lives and reach retirement in good financial health. We use the term financial capability to mean New Zealanders are better managing debt, accumulating savings, owning homes, and able to weather emergencies.

Beware of corona virus scams

New Zealanders are being warned of a raft of scams and frauds exploiting the spread of coronavirus. Bronwyn Groot, CFFC’s Fraud Education Manager, says scammers overseas are preying on people’s concern about the virus and targetting them in a variety of ways. While reports of coronavirus scams in New Zealand …

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Money mules booklet released to help protect New Zealanders

People of all ages across New Zealand can unwittingly become money mules for international fraudsters, and many of those targeted are elders. Now the office of the Retirement Commissioner has partnered with the Police to produce a booklet to help people protect themselves from becoming unwitting accomplices in moving money …

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