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A job well done

Helping your kids take pride in their jobs (even the crappy ones). We’ve all been there. The kids rush to tidy their room so they can watch that movie, and you find they’ve just stuffed everything under the bed......
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Interchange fee drop… The end of cash?

Well, maybe not the end of cash but it’s certainly another step closer. Historically, merchant service fees in New Zealand have been unregulated. This has added a cost for retailers who can either pass that on through higher prices, or add ‘no paywav...
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Kiwis, savers? Yeah, nah.

Thanks to a westpac survey, our savings habits as New Zealanders have been revealed. It’s not a pretty picture, and shows the stark reality of the current state of our financial capability as a nation. Key findings include: 18% of us are struggling t...
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NZ leads the way… Or do we?

Everyone loves a success story, and in many areas, little old Aotearoa leads the way, punching well above our weight on the world stage. But what if I told you that we’re seriously lagging behind in crucial areas, like financial education for our nex...
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Thought about your kids’ retirement?

Our ageing population means today’s students face a different future to their grandparents – when these young people retire, the ratio of New Zealanders aged 65+ will be 1:4. It’s expected there will be only 2.5 workers for every retiree, which means...
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