Downsizing – a year down the track

  • Emily Doran
  • 14th of March 2018
  • downsizing

Over a year ago, while pregnant with our second child, we decided that instead of getting a bigger house to accommodate our growing family that instead it would be a good time to downsize our home. So, nearly a year and a half down the track, how has that decision gone for us? The answer…

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A mini break on a mini budget!

  • Ruth
  • 28th of February 2018
  • budget
  • finances
  • holidays

Have you ever found that dedication wains at some point?  Especially when you are paying off a mortgage over a period of many many many years?  You start out so motivated to knock this sucker off, you say NO to the extra Latte at the local cafe and to dinner’s out with friends and you…

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Teaching Kids About Bank Robbers

  • Ruth
  • 30th of January 2018
  • Family
  • finances
  • financial literacy
  • Guest blogger
  • kids

Hey a huge well done to you!  Yes YOU! At some point in the more recent past you thought you would be bold and take control of your money.  What was one of the ways you went about it?  Yep, you let NZHL help you by giving you the tools to pay down your mortgage…

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Move on from post-holiday financial guilt

  • Georgina Yarranton
  • 23rd of January 2018
  • budget
  • debt reduction
  • home loan
  • mortgage
NZHL Home Loans, mortgages and insurance

If you’ve recently woken up thinking about how much you spent in December, you’re not alone. Leading up to the Christmas holidays, Kiwis’ spending surpassed the year before by 5%. Now that we’re getting back into our routines, it’s a good time to rein in our budgets for the year ahead. To help that financial…

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