Personal finance tips

What every Kiwi needs to know about credit scores

2 October 2019

What every Kiwi needs to know about credit scores

What’s your number? If you’re about to rattle off your mobile phone digits, you might be surprised to know there’s another number that might make an even bigger difference in your life: your credit score.

Is it a good idea to consolidate debt

28 August 2019

Is it a good idea to consolidate debt?

When you have a lot of different loans and payments going out of your bank account throughout the month, it’s sometimes hard to keep track of what you owe and where.

Debt servicing What is it and how does it relate to you

15 August 2019

Debt servicing: What is it and how does it relate to you?

Have you thought about taking out a loan lately? Then you might have heard the term “debt servicing”. But what does it really mean, and why should you care about it?Let’s start from the beginning…

Smart money steps to take in your 30s

8 August 2019

How to be financially savvy in your 30s

Your 30s often bring big decisions and new responsibilities – but this stage of life can also be an opportunity to set up your future wealth. So, we have sourced some tips for you, to help you make smart money decisions.

These money lessons for kids will never grow old

1 August 2019

Classic money lessons for your kids

Do you remember the first money lessons you got from an influential adult in your life? Whether it was putting money away with school banking or having to decide what item at the toy store you really wanted, these financial lessons stay with us for life.

Whats your emotional relationship with money

28 May 2019

What’s your emotional relationship with money?

Do you spend a lot of time thinking about money? As humans, we are often emotional creatures first and rational beings second. And our emotional relationship with money is no exception. The good news is, knowing what your emotional relationship with money is can help you transform it.

Four benefits of a rainy day fund

22 May 2019

Four benefits of a rainy-day fund

A rainy-day fund can be a great addition to your finances, providing you with the help you need to turn a potential downpour in a drizzle. Here are four key benefits of having an emergency fund in place.

Two Hearts One Wallet

13 May 2019

Two hearts and a wallet: top money tips for couples

Sharing money as a couple can present challenges, but with a good plan and a willingness to make it work, these challenges are not insurmountable. Here are some tips we found on Thebalance.com to help you navigate the joint finances path.

your credit score quick guide aa finance 2

22 February 2019

What's your Credit Score?

A good credit score is important for anyone to have, and yet, it often doesn’t get the attention it deserves.

what is debt consolidation

19 March 2017

More about debt consolidation

If you are managing multiple debts, you may be struggling with a combination of high interest rates and high repayment rates. This can mean that you are faced with high repayment costs, and that your funds are tied up in repaying debt without getting rid of it.

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