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It doesn't have to be complicated, or cost a lot.
It's not just for the young ones, either.
There's a solution that's being overlooked.
There are reasons for optimism, but it should be cautious optimism.
Smart first home buyers could have an opportunity soon.
A good system includes the things that make you happy.
A good budget should make your life better, not boring and deprived.
There's a strategy to using money to build happiness.
Thanks nurses, for protecting us from Covid-19. Here's a pay freeze.
Renters, owners, investors; the current system isn't doing well for anyone.
The change to make housing more affordable could also be a culture change.
Knowing where to look can save you thousands of dollars.
A new job is also the best time to ask for a pay rise.
With the economy bouncing back faster than expected, there are opportunities for workers.
It's possible for more people than you think.
A career break can be financially possible for more of us than we think.
A paid off home won't work the wonders some assume.
Poll shows fewer Kiwis see property as an investment
A big problem requires big solutions.
There are places for first home buyers to get financial help, but is it enough?
In a position of huge trust, careful vetting is needed.
The rules have changed, in the hopes of protecting consumers.
Cryptocurrencies have fans, but face strong headwinds.
Is there more to currencies like Bitcoin than big leaps in value?
Ticking a few boxes can give you much better treatment from the bank.
Showing you're a financially safe pair of hands can get you better deals from the bank.
It can be an opportunity, or a way to gamble and lose.
The changes aren't all positive, though.
A baby comes with big changes, many of them powered by money.
You can cut some corners, but not others.
A surge in interest in investing has also led to a worrying amount of hype in the market.
Mastering emotions helps to also master your money.
Warning signs abound as house prices shoot up.
The market is running hot now, but there's only so long it can last.
Rock bottom interest rates have changed the old money rules.
The usual rules are different when interest rates are this low.
You can get something new without giving up what you've worked for so far.
If you want a change, here are the healthiest sectors.
A goal to shop secondhand all year was achieved, but with some surprising moments.
The numbers can look big, but there are ways to bring them to a manageable level.
Different ways of achieving financial independence can make it a more realistic goal.
It can seriously hurt your relationship.
Like everything else, Covid-19 has made breaking up harder to do.
After a year of uncertainty, there are lessons to make us stronger for 2021.
You can't always control your job, but there are ways to take control of your money.
Covid-19 taught us a lot of things, including how prepared we are for financial stress.
There are financial realities that come with living tiny.
Could you live tiny forever?
It's had a strong run through 2020, but does that mean you should invest in it?
In a wild year, some of the wilder investments have been soaring in value.
There are ways to start the conversation that take the pressure off.
It can be a fraught area, but there are ways to reduce the tension.
It's time to bust some credit score myths.
Embracing instability can be exactly how you master it.
Your money can be a buffer between you and some of the scarier events of 2020.
As prices soar higher, there's an alternative for those who feel locked out of housing.