Articles

How to save on your power bill this winter

  • Emily Doran
  • 17th of May 2018
  • energy saving
  • energy use

Winter is a time when, traditionally, all our power bills spike due to increased use of heaters, dryers, hot water. It’s always a shock to the system when the winter power bills start coming in and even more so this year where it feels like one week it was summer and we had the heat…

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It’s time to get Angry!

  • Ruth
  • 2nd of May 2018
  • advice
  • debt reduction

I listen to the Dave Ramsey podcast a bit, I don’t know why I do it exactly because he talks pretty much exclusively about getting out of debt and staying out of debt. I had absorbed this very message about ten years before I even heard of the guy so had already got out and…

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Helping your kids onto the property ladder

  • NZHL
  • 12th of April 2018
  • buying a home
  • Family
  • first home

As the prices of houses continues to rise, more and more these days parents and older families members are giving the younger generations a hand, to help them get onto the property ladder. If this is something you’re thinking about here are some options that you could consider;   Gifting money toward the deposit One…

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Sell the house and retire earlier?

  • Ruth
  • 28th of March 2018
  • retirement
The Happy Saver

I read with interest the article that Emily Doran wrote on the 14th of March about downsizing her house and I have to say a BIG UPS to Emily for thinking it through and then actually doing it, that is a very bold move.  The biggest issue with the move seemed to be lack of…

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