Lets Talk Money as there is No Avoiding It

So let’s not avoid the topic around money in hope it will go away therefore I want to touch on couple of things. We all know matter what you earn or believe will. Think about money. Work for money. Try and save money. Will spend money. And “give” your money We all have to deal with it.......

How to throw a great wedding on a budget

The average wedding today costs $36,000.(3)Some of you may think, That’s outrageous! Others of you might think, Is that all? It just goes to show that expectations vary greatly from family to family. My hope is that you decide on an amount you can afford. Once you do that, work to keep your wedding budget in check by considering the following ...

Stats of Kiwi household finances and effects of financial stress

It would appear to me that whatever stats you choose to look at they paint a pretty grim picture of the state of Kiwi household finances. From Hannah McQueen, a great article worth sharing I totally agree with what she says here. "We owe just a shade under...

5 everyday disasters from loans to be wware of

Google the Words "I want a loan" and you'll be offered many options to go to. But there is money to be made lending cash to Kiwis to fulfil their every whim — and the sharks are circling. Loans don't always "make life easier". They can spiral out of control. Here are 5 everyday disasters that can occur and many I have witnessed.. Loan

Why do I do what I do?

I wish for women to follow HER dreams and to stretch and grow and to confidently choose how she wishes to spend and save and invest her money. I hope for her life to be incredible! It won’t be the same incredible as my story because we all get to create our own tale about life and about money. (Yes, money and life are so intertwined that I don’t know that they can ever really be separated.)

Health is your wealth

Many surveys show that stress AFFECTS YOUR ENERGY LEVELS AND SO AFFECTS your productivity. Science tells us that stress is linked to many different diseases, it is toxic to our bodies and if we don’t make adjustments then we will later pay the price for living a life...

4 ways to avoid money arguments in your relationship

Money conflicts are responsible for 27% of all divorces, making it the third leading cause, according to the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysis. This may seem rather grim for married couples, but it doesn’t have to be. There are various steps that experts say couples can take to avoid letting money matters get the best of their marriage. So whether you’re about to say......

8 ways to save money & reach your financial goals

The New Year provides the perfect opportunity to examine past spending habits and look for new ways to set goals and save money. Planning a budget, let alone sticking to one, can seem like a daunting task, but by taking little steps, you can effect big financial changes. Let’s get started:

3 questions to help you save money

Just 22% of us have six months of expenses saved while nearly 30% have no emergency savings at all, according to post sometime last year from NZIER. That’s surprising because “spending less and saving more” have ranked in the top 5 list of most popular resolutions in the last three years. Clearly, we want to increase our savings but feel like we can’t. Maybe you can relate. Your income is tied up

3 money mindset tips to help you believe and so succeed

Most people prefer not to talk about money, ask for help or ask others who are succeeding with money as to what they are doing. It’s a bit like money is a dirty word it may mean if you bring it up that you aren’t doing well or that you are wanting more and therefore not content with what you have so are ungrateful. These are just two forms of stingy thinking. Like anything...

5 tips to clear your credit card or HP debt, FASTER!

You may be in a position where your personal debt or mortgage is getting in the way of achieving financial freedom. Then you need a plan, one that won’t compromise your lifestyle.

5 important talks If you are getting out of debt these holidays

This is the year you finally decided to get out of debt. Great! But wait—what about Christmas? It takes the average person 18 to 24 months to get out of debt. So if you’re really serious about changing your family tree, Christmas will have to change too. Plus maybe you aren't in debt so lets avoid any debt this Christmas.. keep reading

What determines your wealth?

Do you struggle with money? Do you find yourself living pay check to pay check, struggling to make ends meet, despite trying your best to save and strive for more? If so, you’re not alone. I’ve come to understand exactly what drives people’s financial behaviour – and it’s not what you think.

How to master financial success in your life

The rules for achieving financial success are simple. More importantly following these rules are vital to obtain your financial independence. The Rules Are: 1. We have heard it before.......

Do you have a marriage problem or a money problem?

Many divorces are attributed to couples having money problems which courses them to fight and argue. Money stresses are in the top 3 causes for divorce, but money in itself is not the real issue here. Lets take a look...

What is a money coach & why bother with one?

A Money Coach is what I am and I help those who are stuck, feeling frustrated or overwhelmed and are ready for change in the area of Finance. Like a Personal Trainer I will ask you a series of questions to discover what your goals are and to find out what you are currently doing in regards to your finances. I set people up with new strategies to achieve their goals plus,