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Diana Clement: Is that really saving money or just confirming what you believe?
OPINION: What to look out for.
Diana Clement: How to get off the mortgage hamster wheel
OPINION: Slowly paying the mortgage off has become a bit of a forgotten art.
Diana Clement: Talk isn’t cheap - how to pay less for your phone
OPINION: It’s always worth comparing prices.
Diana Clement: Why holiday jobs aren’t just about the money
OPINION: The right one can be a life-changing experience for students.
Diana Clement: The legal minefield of the bank of mum and dad
OPINION: For many families, it works a treat.
Diana Clement: How much are you paying in 'lazy tax'?
OPINION: Banks make money from our complacency.
Diana Clement: How to make your money go further on holiday
OPINION: Tips on accommodation, transport and insurance.
Diana Clement: How to get the best deals on flights
OPINION: International travel is affordable again; here's how to save some money.
Diana Clement: How to make the most of free money advice
Opinion: Banks aren’t always the big bogeyman that some feel they are.
Diana Clement: A high interest rate means more bang for your savings buck
OPINION: Term deposits are currently quite generous.
Diana Clement: ‘I can’ are two of the most powerful words
OPINION: Too often we limit ourselves by thinking “I can’t”.
Diana Clement: How to streamline your supermarket spending
OPINION: Now is the time to think longer and harder about the food we buy.
Diana Clement: A matter of life and death - how to pay for your own funeral
OPINION: Even just being cremated can cost a few thousand dollars.
Diana Clement: Why can’t banks be open about open banking?
OPINION: They have it in Australia and the UK but why not here?
Diana Clement: The perils of having too many eggs in one basket
OPINION: Best to take a hit on 10 per cent of your savings than 100 per cent.
Diana Clement: Build an emergency fund to avoid your next financial crisis
OPINION: It will take a lot of stress out of life.
Diana Clement: Power-saving hacks to stay warm this winter amid cost of living crisis
OPINION: Are your heating, insulation and ventilation up to scratch?
Diana Clement: Wise up: what you should know about travel debit cards
OPINION: Don't let spending money be a stress factor on holiday.
For sale: NZ’s most glamorous woolshed and a Lord of the Rings estate
The best historical gems up for grabs on OneRoof.co.nz.
Diana Clement: Are your investments green or just greenwashed?
OPINION: Do your due diligence.
Diana Clement: An apple a day keeps inflation at bay
Food prices have gone through the roof.
Diana Clement: Why you shouldn’t help your children financially
Teach children early to stand on their own two feet financially.
Diana Clement: No free lunch with buy now, pay later
Opinion: Skills are needed to make this method of credit work for you.
Diana Clement: How are your retirement savings faring against inflation?
Inflation is pulverising many people’s retirement savings.
Diana Clement: Ways to cut your bill at the fuel pump
OPINION: The are methods to help you spend less on petrol and diesel.
Diana Clement: Idiot-proof money savings from your garden
OPINION: Those with green-ish fingers can counter the sharp price rise in fresh food.
Diana Clement: Build good money habits from a young age
OPINION: Future you will thank you.
Diana Clement: Using your credit card online? You need to know about ‘chargebacks’
OPINION: It involves having payment reversed and repaid into your account.
Diana Clement: How to slash your grocery bill - part 2
OPINION: Planning and preparing is the way to reduce the supermarket bill.
Diana Clement: How to slash your grocery bill - part 1
OPINION: Here are 10 things you should be considering.
Diana Clement: The price of love for your newborn baby
OPINION: Producing offspring is a massive drain on your finances.
Diana Clement: Don’t disregard credit card travel insurance
OPINION: There's a lot to be said for these policies.
Costco hangover: Keeping an eye on the costs - Diana Clement
OPINION: Are you getting value for money?
Diana Clement: Five reasons you should review your KiwiSaver
Sleepwalking is never good when it comes to finances.
Diana Clement: How much are you spending on TV and streaming subscriptions?
Silent spenders can add up to thousands of dollars a year.
Cool way to beat inflation: How to save hundreds a year on food
OPINION: Freeze anything and everything before it goes off.
Diana Clement: Are you falling victim to ‘greedflation’?
Some businesses are using the cover of inflation to price gouge.
Diana Clement: The magic number you need to save to live comfortably
The top five columns of the year from Diana Clement.
Diana Clement: 10 reasons to avoid the shops tomorrow
OPINION: There's no need to rush out for a bargain.