Articles

Spending Reset

  • Ruth
  • 27th of June 2018
  • budgeting
  • finances
  • Saving
The Happy Saver

Where did all the money go? That is pretty much the question I ask myself on the last day of every month when I finish entering any last transactions into our family budget.  I am endlessly surprised at just how much money we spend and how much it costs to live in New Zealand.  We…

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How to save money on petrol

  • Emily Doran
  • 13th of June 2018
  • saving money

Petrol, the cost of it is highly unlikely to go down anytime soon and for many of us it’s a huge weekly expense that is necessary to go about our daily lives; getting to work, to school, buying groceries, seeing family…the list goes on. The good news is there are some ways we can reduce…

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Podcasts: Six of the Best!

  • Ruth
  • 31st of May 2018
The Happy Saver

I listen to a lot of podcasts, heck I even produce my own! So, to say I’m a fan is an understatement. But many are still scratching their head as to what one even is and why they should even be interested? I’m telling you that you really SHOULD be interested, they are the most…

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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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