Buying v.s. Renting: Which Is Better For You?
There was a time in the not too distant past when we all thought that owning a home was the key to getting ahead in life and being financially secure. Everyone from young couples to driven singles were saving money … Continue reading
10 Quickest & Smartest Debt Management Tips
Shakespeare did not live in the age of the plastic cards so he could say “Neither a borrower nor a lender be,”. In recent times how many people have ready cash in hand to buy a house, car or even … Continue reading
Going Through the Bank Statements
Like almost everyone else in New Zealand I spend too much money on my credit cards. I’m always full of good intentions about how I will pay off a bit extra next month to counteract my splurging, but in reality … Continue reading
When it’s Cool to be Cheap
How many of the things that you buy on a regular basis could you get for a cheaper price? Do you do all your shopping in the same supermarket? Or do you shop around for discounts? Have you considered using … Continue reading
Valentine’s Day Budget Savers!
Have you noticed how it’s usually men who call Valentine’s Day a “Hallmark holiday?” We dismiss the celebration as a commercial ploy to part us from our money and our beloved budgets. But there are good reasons to let our … Continue reading
Life Hacks by Alex: Less is More
Spending LESS than you earn! Seems obvious doesn’t it, if you have 10 dollars then make sure you spend 9. So why does it trip me up so often? In fact, it trips many of us. It’s easy to keep … Continue reading
Top 5 Things Men and Women Choose To Spend Their Money On
For as long as there has been money, whether you were born a man or a woman meant that you were most probably raised to view and spend money very differently. While experts say our socialisation (our trained behaviour), is … Continue reading