I escaped a life sentence!

  • Ruth
  • 26th of October 2017
  • Property
  • work life balance
The Happy Saver

I grew up living with my parents and five siblings on a variety of lifestyle properties in the lower South Island.  They were not called that then, the term ‘lifestyle property’ had not yet been created by the marketing team at the local real estate office.  We just always lived “a bit out of town”. …

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4 ways to reduce your monthly expenses

  • Emily Doran
  • 9th of October 2017
  • energy saving
  • saving money
  • tips

Life is expensive, there is no getting away from it. Arguably the four biggest expenses we have each month are, power, food, accommodation and petrol. Depending on your situation and / or family make up you may also include insurance, daycare, school fees, activities or socialising as part of your top four but these are…

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How to make your home unattractive…… to burglars

  • Emily Doran
  • 5th of October 2017
  • holidays
  • home
  • tips

With school holidays upon us and Christmas just around the corner it means that more of us will be going away on holidays, leaving our homes unattended. Here are some ways to keep your home safe both while you’re there and when you’re away. Always lock up, doors and windows. If you’re in the back…

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