B is for Budgeting, B is for Baby
Having a baby is an emotional experience and money rarely ever factors heavily into the decision of whether or not to have a child. Nevertheless, thinking about your budget when you discover that your baby will soon be born can … 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
How to Get Luxury Vacation Deals
Who says you need to save every penny you earn and vow to eat Ramen noodles for the next twelve months to be able afford a luxury vacation? Of course, it couldn’t hurt to plan ahead and start saving a … Continue reading
When do you start saving for retirement?
The short answer is start today, no matter how small the investment is it all adds up over time. So many of us wait…. We wait until we can save more. We wait until our mortgage is paid off. Until … Continue reading
How to Save Money on Baby Items
A new baby brings with it a heap of excitement and a free pass to go on a crazed spending spree. Babies are precious gifts, but they can inspire intense urges to get everything possible regardless of the cost. First … Continue reading
How do you make financial decisions in a relationship?
There are a number of reasons why people struggle making financial decisions. The key one is the difficulty in trying to understand the balance between the financial (or technical) elements and the emotional ones. Most people have a pretty good … Continue reading
How to Save Money When Traveling for the Holidays
For many people this coming holiday season, the name of the game is still to try and save money where possible. Money is still not flowing as freely as it once was, and this means that corners still need to … Continue reading
How to Save Money on Your College Education
When it becomes necessary to save money on your college education, there certainly are a number of ways that you can get a better deal. Even better is that you do not need to sacrifice the quality of your education, … Continue reading
Does Making More Money Make You Rich?
At the start of a New Year resolutions are always high on everyone’s agenda and one of the most popular financial resolutions around has consistently been to make more money. This begs the question “to what end?” Does making more … 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