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Financial summit

The Minister of Consumer Affairs hosted a Financial Summit for credit providers and community agencies on Thursday 11 August 2011.

The Minister of Consumer Affairs hosted a Financial Summit on Thursday 11 August in Auckland. The Summit was attended by around 250 representatives of consumers, financial service providers, academia, dispute resolution services and industry associations.

Financial Summit Programme

Opening remarks from Hon Simon Power, Minister of Consumer Affairs

Opening remarks from Dr Girol Karacaoglu, Chief Executive, PSIS

The topics discussed included:

  • Attitude changing/financial literacy

Presentation on attitude changing/financial literacy

Summary of attitude changing/financial literacy

  • Credit advertising

Presentation on credit advertising

Summary of credit advertising

  • Access to affordable credit/social and community lending

Presentation on access to affordable credit

Summary of affordable credit/social and community lending

  • Responsible lending

Presentation on responsible lending

  • Dealing with those in financial hardship (budget advice, hardship and payment protection)

Presentation on dealing with those in financial hardship

  • Responsible debt management (repossession insurance and credit card issues

Presentation on responsible debt management

  • Dispute resolution

Presentation on dispute resolution

Closing remarks and summary
Closing remarks from Hon Simon Power, Minister of Consumer Affairs

Background

Using a third tier lender: experiences of NZ borrowers (2011)
Third-tier Lender Desk-based Research (2011)
Background Statistics for Considering Credit Issues (2011)

 

Last updated 10 November 2011