Helping you succeed in life's financial journey
How to budget for your next holiday
After all, a holiday can be a lot more fun when you know that you can make the most of your spending.
Should you use KiwiSaver to boost your deposit?
Have you been a KiwiSaver member for at least three years? Then your very first step on the property ladder may be closer than you think.
Five ways to turn your house into a 'Cash Cow'
Putting up your house for rent or sale? There are ways to make your house stand out in the property market without overspending.
If you’re looking for inspiration and fresh ideas, here’s a collection of expert tips to help you get the most bang for your buck.
Rainy-day fund: how big should it be?
No doubt you’ve heard this before: “Save money for a rainy day”. It might be easier said than done, but it’s good advice. So how much should you set aside? And why, exactly? Here are some key points to get you started.
Cole Murray's Insurance Advisers take out Platinum Practice Award
At the Insurance AdviserNet Gala Awards this month we were proud as punch to be presented the Platinum Practice Award, recognising our Insurance Advisers and their water-tight practices.
Will climate change affect your Property Insurance?
Climate change and Property Insurance have been in the news quite a bit recently. Do you live in a coastal property? Here are some of the key things to know.
Making your retirement planning work – at 55 and over
Successful retirement planning is a key part of being prepared for life after work. And it's never too late to take action - here's what to consider.
Insurance advice: Four ways to protect yourself in your 30s
With growing debt, and dependants to provide for, your 30s can be a very good time to explore your Insurance options. And there’s another valid reason to consider Insurance: premiums are still at a low rate.
If you’re looking for a little nugget of inspiration, here’s an outline of the insurance types that best match this stage of life.
Don’t miss out! $521 reasons to pay your KiwiSaver by June 30 (and here's how)
Free money from the government? It’s a no brainer. But if you are self-employed, on a contributions holiday or simply contributing less than $20 per week into your KiwiSaver, you might not be getting it - or as much as you could be. Learn what you need to do here.
Surviving the 'back to school' shopping spree
For families, the New Year means 'back-to-school season', with its hidden expenses for fees, uniforms, stationery and extra activities. Here are a few quick tips to help you tackle those costs.