Helping you succeed in life's financial journey
Dollars & Sense (No. 5) - Thinking about family
Anyone with children will know they cost money. Usually a lot of money. Protecting them however is incredibly important - here are 5 simple ways you can plan for their future.
Step onto the property ladder with a HomeStart Grant
Ready to buy your first home? If you belong to KiwiSaver, purchasing a property may be easier than you think. Find out if you're eligible for a HomeStart Grant, and how much you can receive...
Are you contributing enough to your KiwiSaver for Retirement?
How much KiwiSaver money would you need on top of NZ Super, to fund the lifestyle you're envisioning? We’ve put together some helpful hints and tips to get you started.
3 big reasons you don't want to see your KiwiSaver in your online banking
Here's 3 reasons why KiwiSaver should stay OUT of your internet banking:
Dollars & Sense (No. 4) - How you can buy a house
Unlike in the major cities, many Hawke’s Bay homes are still priced within reach of most of us, making home ownership a reality rather than a dream. Here's how to make it happen for you.
Get your house sale-ready in five steps
How can you make sure your home truly shows off all of its features? As a would-be seller, you can take a few steps to win buyers’ hearts and maximise the potential of your property.
Keep your financial life in your pocket with the new Booster app
Imagine being able to monitor your total financial life from a single dashboard - including your KiwiSaver scheme, bank accounts, savings, debts, shares, property and other investments.
Dollars and Sense (No. 3) - Take the first step on your money plan
What’s important is that you make a start, as what you do now will impact your financial life in the future. So how do you begin?
Commercial property – are the banks blocking your plans for greatness?
With the commercial loans we have seen approved over the years there’s one thing we can say with surety – every proposition is unique. Find out where the options exist!
Dollars and Sense (No. 2) - Setting your financial goals
This step is about discovering what you would like to achieve for yourself and your family now and in the future.