Tag Archives: money

Sorted Money Week 2021: Retirement planning

This week is Sorted Money Week – an annual campaign aimed at raising New Zealanders’ financial capability by demystifying key money topics and providing open channels for discussion on a subject matter that is often seen as taboo. Sorted believe that financial wellbeing is a taonga/treasure that needs nurturing; for …

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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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As Kiwi families change, so do our finances

The typical Kiwi family of a heterosexual married couple and two or three children is no longer the norm. In his new book, The New New Zealand, Professor Paul Spoonley of Massey University looks at how our families have changed. These trends include: Increased divorce rates. More single parents. Same-sex …

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Be alert to elder abuse and speak up

Elder abuse can be psychological, financial, physical or sexual. It affects both men and women. It occurs regardless of a person’s race, religion, class or sexual orientation. It takes many forms, such as verbal abuse or humiliation, physical harm, prevention of decision-making, denial of contact or social isolation. Age Concern …

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