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What is INFLATION and why should you care?

Inflation – on the surface, it would appear at times as though you’re doing really well with investing. If the ‘wealth’ you see is increasing over time, this is great right – but have you factored in inflation? Property has for the most part in NZ, doubled every 10 yrs in price (at least for Auckland) over the past 30-50 years. Some of this increase in price can actually be attributed

EVERYTHING to know when SELLING your home!

Selling your home can be a daunting experience, but something we all may have to go through at some stage. Often, we don't even know what we don't know until we encounter it for the first time too - how to choose and agent, how to market your property, what kind of work should you do to your home before you list it? So many questions that no doubt you'll

NZ Everyday Investor – check the top 3 most popular episodes

With the aim of 'increasing wealth for the Everyday Kiwi', Darcy Ungaro launched this podcast almost 2 years ago. Each week, the subscribers to the NZ Everyday Investor podcast consistently increases, and is one of NZ's most popular, award-winning, podcasts. More 'Everyday' Kiwi's from all walks of life have than ever, have been exposed to views around building wealth, that are not only mainstream, but also a little 'off the

Buying at Auction – EVERYTHING you need to know

Buying a home is a 'full on' experience. Right up there with asking someone out for the first time, having kids for the first time, and watching Tiger King... Even if you're a seasoned pro, there's always some curly new twists you'll encounter, especially if you're selling at the same time. Things that can make all the difference if you get it right from the start Have you identified the

Mortgage Holidays

The Government has announced that the banks will be offering a 6-month mortgage holiday to help homeowners deal with the financial implications of the COVID-19 crisis. For most households, mortgage repayments are one of the biggest regular expenses, so being able to avoid that payment is appealing and in some cases almost essential. The term 'Mortgage Holiday' however is very misleading, and there are a few things you need to know… 

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#Covid-Corrections and what you should do.

In this article, I'm going to cover off some of the issues around insurance and investments in light of the current Covid-Correction that is occurring. To get you started, have a listen to this fresh podcast with ASB Senior Wealth Economist with ASB, Chris Tennent-Brown. If you have KiwiSaver or you want to know what's going to potentially happen with interest rates, this is an important podcast to listen to.