15 Aug 2022
When you have been hit with one thing after another, it’s understandable to feel overwhelmed. You can’t figure out what to do, so you don’t do anything at all - but ignoring your finances only makes it worse. Rather than disappear, it snowballs into a bigger problem. But there are a few little things you can do to take control of your finances.
8 Aug 2022
This week is Sorted Money Week - the annual public awareness and engagement campaign coordinated by Te Ara Ahunga Ora to help demystify money. The 2022 theme is “just wondering” - to encourage people to talk about money and be unafraid to ask questions. We decided to tackle the topic of inflation, so if you’re wondering how it works and what you can do to protect your KiwiSaver fund, read on.
1 Aug 2022
Once again, ethical KiwiSaver funds are a hot topic. Last week, a Newsroom article called out the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) for failing to define ethical standards for KiwiSaver funds.
27 Jun 2022
When money’s tight, it can be tempting to think about withdrawing your KiwiSaver funds. With inflation, rising interest rates, and the onset of winter, many of us feel the pressure of stretching our dollars. Your KiwiSaver balance may be catching your eye, your money sitting there untouched and tempting.
20 Jun 2022
Finally, we can travel. People can get out to see their loved ones for the first time in years. Grandparents are meeting grandkids for the first time. We can swap screens for real-life hugs and get back to plans that have been on hold for the last two years.