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50 ideas to keep the kids amused without breaking the bank

  • Emily Doran
  • 11th of July 2017
  • holidays
  • kids
things to do with kids NZHL

School holidays, you either love ’em or hate ’em and more often than not it’s a bit of both on any given day or hour. If you’re looking for things to do with the kids these holidays here is a brain dump of ideas of things you could do: Go to your favourite playground Go…

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Teaching kids about money

  • Emily Doran
  • 10th of July 2017
  • kids
  • saving money
  • want vs need
Teaching kids about money NZHL

As a parent the things that you worry about are infinite, literally. Now that my daughter is starting to get a little older one of the many things I have started ‘thinking’ about (aka worrying about) is teaching her about money. Arguably the difference between being good with money and being awful with money will…

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Second Hand is the new Brand New

  • Emily Doran
  • 30th of June 2017
  • saving money
  • tips and tricks
NZHL blog article: second hand is the new brand new

Buying second hand is very on trend at the moment, which is great! It is great for our wallets and also great for our planet to reuse rather than buy new. Whether it be finding a ‘vintage’ piece of clothing or ‘upcycling’ a piece of furniture there are so many places to buy second hand…

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5 ways to add value to your home

  • Emily Doran
  • 23rd of May 2017
  • add value
  • home
  • renovations
NZHL New Zealand Home Loans - 5 ways to add value

If you are looking to sell or just want to make the most of your homes value, here are some key areas to focus your energy on for the best returns: 1. Bathroom / Kitchen Bathrooms and kitchens sell homes. Granted, these can be costly to replace but you’ll generally get your money back with…

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