There’s nothing wrong with nabbing a bargain and buying something when it’s on sale. Here’s what to look out for so you don’t end up spending money you didn’t inten
Managing Your Finances
Amongst the headlines painting a dire picture of the current economy, the internet is awash with advice on how to save money. As well-intentioned as that advice may be – some of those tips and tricks are well… annoying.
The silly season is almost upon us and it’s a time when many of us start to get nervous about not only what we have to get done but also our...
Have interest rates got you spooked? Are you rattled by retirement?
Whatever ails you, we have the antidote, so that you can face your financial fears.
Only 4% of Kiwis have changed banks in the last 12 months. Do we love our bank that much, or do we not have a compelling enough reason to switch?
Money and mental health are locked in a vicious cycle. If your financial well-being is poor, this can impact your mental health – causing you to stress about money and whether you’ll have enough.
What if we told you that you didn’t need to earn more money to be wealthy? Sure, more money can be helpful, but if you’re thinking that your next pay rise is the be-all and end-all to your financial freedom, think again.
Kiwis are not fond of talking about money – so it’s probably not surprising that we’re not great at going and getting financial advice from a professional – we seem to have an almost allergic reaction to just the idea of it. Plus, when we do go for advice, we don’t seem to be going to quite the right places.
In our recent Money Chats series, we touched on some grunty topics. Topics based on life events that really required a shift in your mindset as to how you manage your money. Here’s what we learned.
Whether we’re officially in a recession or not, many Kiwis are feeling the pinch of high inflation and high interest rates. While staying the course may feel the best thing to do, doing nothing can actually hurt us more in the long term.
We often believe that financial literacy is the driving force behind financial success. But, there’s actually many factors contributing to our financial wellbeing – and a big one is our money personality.
Do you know how much you’ll need to live the retirement of your dreams? Here’s how to know how much you’ll need and make sure you have enough when you retire.