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Income , NOT Budgeting, is the Issue.

Tamara Baddeley is a home care worker in Wellington. A member of the Service and Food Workers Union, she has also been a spokesperson for the Living Wage campaign. Max Rashbrooke interviewed Tamara for this viewpoint.  It’s sometimes said that those on low incomes need to manage their money better, …

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Loneliness and Retired immigrants

I am a Chartered Accountant and do tax work quite often providing services to retired immigrants.  As a relationship develops with a client we have quite personal conversations about their lives.  One aspect I would like to touch upon is the loneliness an immigrant can feel and hopefully someone will …

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From the desk of Phillip Cowley.

I am a Chartered Accountant with a background in Aged Care,so have worked at the coal face in terms of financial reports and budgets for resthomes, hospitals, dementia units and independent living retirement villages. I have now set up a chartered accounting practice, the bulk of my clients are people …

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Are you saving for your retirement?

There have recently been several articles in the press relating to saving for retirement. The Press article from January this year advising us that we are simply not saving enough – if at all… http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/money/8191227/The-cost-of-healthy-living-in-retirement Then a conflicting article this week advising us that saving for retirement is "For Fools"… …

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Sue Kedgley – Where exactly is the profit in Aged Care?

I’m really confused as to why the correct information about the supposed ‘profit’ in this sector is not getting through. (The New Zealand Herald – Sue Kedgley: Staff deserve cut of aged care profit.) While I really appreciate the good work being done by Sue Kedgley and Co. on keeping …

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Money – talk now

  Money! The root of all evil? The answer to all our problems? We’ve all heard the jokes about ‘money can’t buy you happiness – anyone who says money can’t buy happiness, obviously doesn’t know where to shop; money can’t buy happiness, but it sure make misery easier to live …

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Sunray Says – Military Spending

SUNRAY – commentary on politics and policy————————————————————-Read Darel Hall‘s commentary every Tuesday.Darel has a background in tertiary education policy and politics and was the Deputy Director of the Labour Party Research Unit during the first term of the last Labour-led government. His goal is to provide a thoughtful perspective that causes readers …

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Sunray Says – Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

SUNRAY – commentary on politics and policy————————————————————-Read Darel Hall‘s commentary every Tuesday.Darel has a background in tertiary education policy and politics and was the Deputy Director of the Labour Party Research Unit during the first term of the last Labour-led government. His goal is to provide a thoughtful perspective that causes readers …

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