Opinion: Fighting rising house prices is akin to fighting gravity

  • Guest Contributor
  • 7th of September 2017
  • economy
  • Guest blogger
  • house prices
  • housing market

Fighting rising house prices is akin to fighting gravity. Gravity will always return you back to earth. It’s just the velocity of that return that determines the resulting mess. Curbing property prices now will result in a rapid rise down the track. There is one way to rapidly reduce house prices and that is to…

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Honey, let’s talk about money…

  • Ruth
  • 23rd of August 2017
  • credit cards
  • debt
  • finances
The Happy Saver

Making financial decisions when single and then being in a relationship where you make financial decisions together is a bit like signing up for a three legged walking race with your partner. Independent of each other you are both clearly awesome and have got this walking thing down pat! You have your own style and…

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Ready to Retire?

  • Emily Doran
  • 22nd of August 2017
  • kiwisaver
  • retirement

I don’t know about you but the older I get the faster life seems to go! Where once retirement was something that would happen when I was really really old, now, well, it’s not as far away as I would like to think, and, truth be told, I’m actually quite looking forward to being retired.…

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Double Dipping

  • Brenda Latimer
  • 3rd of August 2017
  • account management
  • debt reduction
NZHL - double dipping

Ok admit it, none of us are keen on those friends or family that you invite around for nibbles and they double dip the yummy kiwi icon, reduced cream dip.  Not cool!  However there is one occasion where, using my own analogy, that I say double dipping is a good idea, and that is when…

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