Customers urged to negotiate for better deals from banks

  • Is it time you got a bit more out of your bank?

With some shopping around and a bit of canny negotiating, you may be able to get a few extra sweeteners and a better deal out of the institution that holds your financial fortunes.

We asked the experts what the average Kiwi consumer can hope to get from their bank – and how.

The most obvious place to start negotiating is the interest rate you pay on your mortgage.

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Better Deal

Deanna Johnston was able to negotiate a cash contribution from her bank, without moving.