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What financial coaching can do for you

Sometimes we all need a little hand-holding to manage our money better. You know the whānau would be better off if you made changes, but it’s hard to get started.

The answer for some is to get a financial mentor, someone who works with you over time to change your ways financially. Being accountable to someone else and taking small regular steps is proven to work.

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Learn more about money

nā Diana Clement Your credit card is maxed out again. The tamariki need new shoes for school. And you know in your heart of hearts you should follow your KiwiSaver more. Whatever level your knowledge is at, you can improve or even transform your financial wellbeing. It is much easier than most whānau imagine. Sometimes…

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When and why credit checks fail

  Every year some whānau can’t buy a car, take out HP, rent a whare or even sometimes get a job thanks to black marks on their credit files, writes Diana Clement.     “It was only a little default.” But every year some whānau can’t buy a car, take out HP, rent a whare…

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Add it up

If you watch TV you can’t have missed those talking letterbox adverts about home insurance. Next time that ad comes on, don’t mute the TV or switch channels. Watch. This information is really important for your whānau.

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Saving power

Saving is empowering. It can also be hard. That is until you know how. Even low earners can put a few dollars a week aside for emergencies or their future.

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Outside the box, into a new home

“You WHAT?” This was the reaction when 20-year-old Ondine Grace told her friends that she was buying her first whare. Even more shocking for some of her friends, who had see-money-and-spend-it tendencies, was that Ondine had saved $22,000.

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