Tips on Getting Your First Time Home Mortgage
Buying your first home is a time of excitement. As you shop around for your new home, you will certainly find that there are many to choose from. Buying a first home requires that you take your time and learn … Continue reading
How Much to Save Before Buying Your First House
Buying a house is an important milestone, but it can also be a frightening experience. The fear of not having enough money to complete the purchase or of running into trouble after the mortgage is in process can be enough … Continue reading
How to Secure Your Financial Future with Life Insurance
Families need to have preparation made for a secure financial future in the event that the main breadwinner should die unexpectedly. Life insurance is one of the best ways to meet this need and it also comes with many possible … Continue reading
What really floats your boat? 22 questions to get a clearer picture about what you want in your life!
In my last article I talked about what is important to you in life. Its not necessarily as obvious as we sometimes think. There are always a few key things like money and family that people come up with, however … Continue reading
Do You Need Income Insurance?
If you should get involved in an accident, or get injured on the job, income insurance can be there to ensure that you continue to receive a monthly paycheck. Also called disability insurance, income insurance can be an excellent way … Continue reading
“Can you give me some pointers on how I can make smarter decisions with my money?”
Making financial decisions is something that we are all faced with on a daily basis. We make hundreds of them during the course of a year. They could be as simple as purchasing a coffee or a pair of shoes … Continue reading
Save Money by Starting a Business!
One great way to save money on some of your regular monthly expenses is to start a home business. This is especially true if you have expenditures that could be turned into business-related ones. The New Zealand government allows you … Continue reading
Life After 25: What Financial Plans Should You Make
If you are looking at the prospect of a quarter of your life having already passed you by, you are probably starting to think about your future, because there is no denying it anymore – you’re a grown up. At … Continue reading
Getting the Health Insurance You Need
Health insurance is costly and it is not likely to get any cheaper in the near future. The high costs make it difficult for many families to get it, but there are many forms and you may be able to … Continue reading
“I have been with my partner for more than 5 years – should I have a joint bank account with him?”
Having a joint bank account if your finances are closely linked can be very useful, especially if you live together and share expenses. It is very convenient to be able to pay bills, or write cheques from one account. Many … Continue reading