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50 Classic New Year’s Resolutions

December 2017

 

Every man and his dog has their take on New Year’s Resolutions and they’re about as customary as a Lynx Africa Shower Set under the Christmas Tree so without further ado, let’s look at our 50 New Year’s resolutions that could potentially, no, without a doubt make your 2018 even bigger and better than you could possibly imagine.

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Top 10 Christmas Gift Ideas Under $20 From Him to Her

December 2017


We are back again with another top 10 Christmas presents lists, this time, catering to those special females in your lives. As a small disclaimer, we would like to state that this list was created and edited from one of our male staff members.

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Top 10 Christmas Gift Ideas Under $20 For Him

December 2017


Christmas for some is the time for family and friends, and joy and laughter. But for others, Christmas is the time for presents! We all want to be generous with our gift giving, but we also don’t want to give an arm and a leg to do so.

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New Year; New Me, New Home

December 2017


New Year is a time to roll over a new leaf, for optimistic resolutions and a time for change to occur. We could talk about joining a gym or becoming paleo for 2018 but instead we will look into a change of scenery, change in address and the steps involved in minimising the stress of moving home over the holiday period.

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Comprehensive Credit Reporting; the Nuts & Bolts

November 2017


A credit score is fundamentally your financial CV that tells whether you are worthy of taking on credit. A Comprehensive Credit Report is a balanced review of your credit history looking at both the negative and the positive. This is good news if you’re wanting to apply for credit, which you will almost inevitably do at some point.

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Need to Improve Your Credit Score? A Debt Consolidation Loan Might Be Your Saviour

November 2017


A debt consolidation loan, which is a loan that consolidates your debt into one easy manageable loan, could be the tool that could help you improve your credit score.

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Credit Score; your form guide. Would you back yourself?

November 2017


Your Credit Score matters. Whether you are facing the prospect of applying for a mortgage for your first home, indeed a personal loan, credit card or even a new job, your credit score tells the story of you. A credit score provides an account of your history, dependability and control. Effectively, whether you are worthy in the eyes of financial institutions, prospective landlords, and employers alike when deciding to offer you credit, a tenancy, or even a job.

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Avoid the New Year Hangover With a Debt Consolidation Loan

November 2017


Christmas presents, New Year accommodation, travel expenses and slush funds. It’s these expenses that we are preparing for as the joyous holiday season fast approaches. With all these cost burdens falling at once, we tend to reach out to our credit cards and debit cards to help us through. But relying on this option alone, doesn’t always pay off.

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7 Gram-Worthy North Island Destinations for the Summer Holiday You Deserve

November 2017


It’s now time to identify our 7 go-to, Gram-Worthy North Island destinations for the holiday season. So fill the chilly-bin, load up the car and hit the road with your favourite playlist raging throughout. Whether you are with your mates or family, surfing or sun-bathing, call it a bach or a crib, it’s time to experience the best of summer, creating lasting memories along the way.

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DIY This Summer? Here’s 7 Money Saving Tips You Should Know

November 2017


With summer around the corner and Christmas fast approaching, we are getting into that time of year where we decide our kitchen isn’t quite doing it for us now, or the colour of our house doesn’t look right anymore. That’s right. We are transitioning into the traditional Kiwi DIY season.

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7 Gram-Worthy South Island Destinations for the Summer Holiday You Deserve

November 2017


The mercury is rising, barbeques lighting up, backyard cricket battles, sun, sand, and sunscreen. And of course, god-awful Christmas carols are playing in every store you set foot in! Summer is well and truly here and now is the time to plan the summer break you deserve. Here are 7 holiday destinations that you better capture on Instagram this summer. #nofilter necessary

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Before You Think About Buying A Car, Read This.

November 2017


New vs. used, the age old decision many of us have faced when trying to buy a car. Used cars are cheaper, but new cars are shinier, this internal conflict of weighing up the pros and cons has puzzled many individuals before us.

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What’s Better For Me, Credit Card or Personal Loan?

November 2017


How many times have we fallen into the trap of simply saying, “Chuck it on the card!” With various products being shown to us every time we turn the corner or even log in online, we are often finding ourselves reaching for money that we don’t currently have.

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5 Simple Tips to Manage Your Money & Take Control

November 2017


Us Kiwis are a simple breed. A spade-is-a-spade type approach is all that is necessary to un-complicate the complicated. The steps that follow, when followed diligently will allow you to confidently manage your money, to better inform your decisions. To take control of your finances

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How Can Debt Consolidation Save My Life?

October 2017


A debt consolidation loan is a single loan that helps roll all your existing debt into one secure manageable payment.

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5 Ways to Avoid Overspending this Festive Season

October 2017

With the imminent weight of the silly season bearing down on us all we look at 5 ways you can avoid overindulging, sorry, over-spending this festive season.

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Look After Your Assets – Care for Your Car in the Cold

August 2017

Tax Refund
Your car needs special treatment in winter. Follow these tips, keep your assets in good condition & care for your car when temperatures drop.

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Money Week 2017

August 2017

Tax Refund
Money Week is a series of financial capability focused events, and is all about getting Kiwis talking about money. It runs from 14-20 August 2017, and this year focuses on debt..

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Save money on food

June 2017

Money saving tips on food
Do you feel like your weekly grocery bill just keeps climbing? Are you looking for ways to save money on food? These ideas will help you save on groceries.

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Save money on cleaning, don’t compromise on the clean!

June 2017

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Ingenious ways to save money on your cleaning supplies and to lower your household budget, while maintaining levels of hygiene to be proud of.

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How to save at the supermarket – the best grocery savings

May 2017

Tax Refund
The second article in our Money Saving Tips series, and here we focus on how you can save your hard earned money when you go shopping.  There are many opportunities to save at the supermarket, and we look at the ones most likely to work for you.

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