Can you afford to buy a home?
Fri Nov. 22nd 2019
So you've done the maths, scraped every last dollar together and have all the money you need for any house buying costs. Or have you? You don't just pick a ...
Protect Your Biggest Asset – Your Home
Mon Oct. 7th 2019
As a newly minted homeowner, you probably know how important insurance cover is, for your house and its contents, and for your mortgage repayments. Your home is likely to be ...
Making a Start on Your Home-Owner Goals
Mon Aug. 5th 2019
Learning, saving and deciding what you really wantYou dream of owning your first home, but where do you start? It may seem like an impossible goal right now, but think ...
How to Raise a Bigger Deposit - and Why It's a Good Idea
Mon June 10th 2019
When you’re staring down the barrel of a ‘modest’ home for $700k and beyond, it can be easy to get discouraged. How can you possibly save more than $140k, especially ...
3 Money Mistakes to Avoid After Graduating College
Tue May 21st 2019
Right now millions of students are preparing for life after college, so there's no time like the present to get your financial life in order. Below are three common money ...
Ditch the Double-Digit Deposit With Co-Ownership
Tue April 30th 2019
You can't or won't rely on the bank of mum and dad, but saving that 20% deposit seems like an impossible task, so where do you go from here? Co-ownership ...
Getting to Know Compound Interest
Mon April 15th 2019
“Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it ... he who doesn't ... pays it.” - Albert Einstein
What's your Property Profile?
Mon April 8th 2019
As Kiwis, most of us have grown up with the idea that owning property is a smart thing to do – and something that's almost a rite of passage. While ...
2 Words That Will Change the Way You Shop
Mon March 11th 2019
With internet shopping so readily available nowadays or window shopping, what do you do when you see things that you 'just MUST have'? Maybe it's time you start telling yourself ...
Three Benefits Of Using A Financial Adviser
Mon April 23rd 2018
A new era of fee transparency to KiwiSaver from 1 April 2018. Statements issued by KiwiSaver Providers from April 1st 2018 must now show the fees paid by customers in ...
Buying a House? Want a discount with that?
Tue Nov. 24th 2015
Buy better: How knowing what you're doing can help you negotiate.