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  •   Home > News > Business > Features >  Subscribe to NZCity's Personal Finance articles  Personal Finance
    Holidaying on your mortgage
     24 September 2005
    Your brother’s getting married in the UK in three months’ time. You have 50 air points and no spare cash. What are you going to do?
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    Is your mortgage working for you?
    22 Aug 2005: Your mortgage is likely to be your biggest financial commitment, so it’s critical you take the time to regularly review it to make sure you’re still getting the best deal. ... more
    Equity release: is “eating your home” for you?
    3 Aug 2005: Equity release products are being promoted as an option that will help New Zealanders finance their retirement. They can be an attractive option for some retirees, but can also be complex and expensive so it’s critical you do your homework first. ... more
    NZ Super: the facts
    18 Jul 2005: If you are a New Zealander aged 65 or over, you are entitled to a grant called New Zealand Super (NZS) - no matter what your income or assets. ... more
    Three-step approach to getting your finances sorted
    1 May 2005: The Retirement Commission is encouraging New Zealanders to follow a three-step approach to getting their finances sorted... more
    Financial workouts to keep you motivated
    23 Apr 2005: Getting financially fit can be a bit like getting physically fit. To start with, you may need to change your habits to achieve your goals. As time goes on, you need to stick with the programme to reap the rewards. ... more
    Making the most of your money when you’re young
    4 Apr 2005: When you’re in your twenties, life can be pretty exciting. After years of studying you may at last be earning some decent money. You may be saving to travel or to buy a car. You may be going flatting for the first time – or even thinking about buying a place of your own. ... more
    Know your own net worth
    20 Mar 2005: Knowing how wealthy you are is an important first step in achieving your financial goals. One way to measure your wealth is to calculate your “net worth”.... more
    Starting early makes saving easier
    3 Dec 2004: The easiest way to prepare financially for retirement is to start managing your money well as soon as possible. Preparing financially means building your net worth (wealth). In other words, reducing your debts and increasing your assets. ... more
    A word of advice...
    18 Nov 2004: If you’re using a financial advisor you need to be sure their advice is up to scratch. ... more

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      11 Sep: Sat, 11 Sep 2021: Insurer admits giving auckland pensioner's personal info to suspected fraudster (NZ Herald)
      22 May: Sat, 22 May 2021: Ask an expert: should i pay mortgage first or invest in kiwisaver? (
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      20 Aug: Thu, 20 Aug 2020: How low interest rates change the choice between paying the mortgage or investing (NZ Herald)
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