Financial

The latest Where from Here handbook is out now

The release of the latest Where from Here He Ara Whakamua handbook – which covers the Upper South Island – marks more than 30 years of what is commonly referred to as the “older person’s bible.”

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Tips to help you save money this winter (Part Two)

Last week, Joseph Darby, CEO and Financial Adviser at Milestone Direct Limited, shared tips to saving money during the winter months. In the final article of his two-part series, Joseph provides more helpful penny-pinching advice to help you through the cooler months.   Lower the water cylinder setting The water …

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New Zealand’s pension ranked eighth best in the world

Visual Capitalist, an online business and investment website based in Canada, released a report late last year comparing pensions plans around the world, to showcase which countries are best equipped to support their older citizens. So how did New Zealand fare? The study used data from Melbourne Mercer Global Pension …

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Funny business when it comes to ethical and responsible investing

Greenwashing is giving a false impression or providing misleading information about the environmental status of a company or its products. These misleading or unsubstantiated claims deceive consumers into believing that a product or service is environmentally friendly or socially responsible. Although some of the environmental claims can be partly true, …

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Learning from people who came a cropper of NZ Super

ROB STOCK • MONEY AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS REPORTER This means either being taught about it, carefully reading the manual, and these days, watching some YouTube videos of professionals at work. Sadly, a “she’ll be right” attitude can lead to disaster. The same goes for financial tools, including the supposedly simple …

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