Planning your financial future

Dec 17, 2018 11:27:47 AM

One in three kiwis admits to letting their money take care of itself and hasn’t planned ahead for their financial future, according to BNZ’s financial futures research undertaken during 2017. Are you one of those who may have lost sight of your long-term goals, simply living life for today? Here are some steps you can take to increase your savings and build a solid foundation for future financial success.


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Topics: finance health check, Christmas Debt, Budgeting, Mortgage Debt

Financial Health vs. Mental Health

Nov 10, 2018 2:04:00 PM

Your debt may well be costing you more than just the interest you’re repaying! Research shows there’s a clear link between your financial health and your mental health, with some studies reporting a higher risk of mental health problems amongst people who have debt. Having just acknowledged Mental Health Awareness week in October, it’s a good time to remind ourselves of the importance of maintaining good mental and financial health.


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Topics: Mortgages, Health Insurance, Financial Health, finance health check, Health and Wellbeing, NZ Mortgage Adviser, Mental Health

Advice for Young Property Investors

Aug 13, 2018 10:16:51 AM

Getting a foot onto the property ladder is certainly no easy feat, and it’s easy to see why many young people simply give up their dreams of home ownership. But the fact is, the rewards of property investment ultimately outweigh the effort. To help you get started in your property investment journey, here is our advice for young property investors.


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Topics: Finance Update, Mortgages, NZ Property, finance health check, NZ Property Market, lending options, NZ Mortgage Adviser, Financial Advice, Home Loan Advice

Mortgage Adviser vs. Lender Direct

Aug 13, 2018 10:12:25 AM

If you haven’t already worked with a mortgage adviser, you may be wondering why you should consider doing so. Why not go directly to the lender instead? Aside from the obvious – having someone else do the legwork for you – there are several other benefits to working with a mortgage adviser. Take a look at what these are.


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Topics: Finance Update, Mortgages, NZ Property, finance health check, NZ Property Market, lending options, NZ Mortgage Adviser