Tagged: media

Should I use my KiwiSaver funds to buy a house?

The NZ news media is on a run with terrible personal finance articles. There was the recent suggestion you need $101k by age 30 to have a comfortable retirement. Now, we’re being told about...

Money in the media

Some links to interesting articles in published media such as The Press, The Sunday Star Times, and The Herald from recent months: John McCrone wrote a valuable article about “How to succeed at the retirement game“....

Money in the media, July/August

I haven’t written any “Weekend reading” articles recently. This hasn’t stopped me from collecting a pile of clippings and links. I’ll have missed many good articles, but some that are on my pile/list from...

Weekend reading (1 & 2 July 2017)

In the Saturday 1 July 2017 edition of The Press: Susan Edmunds discusses the financial ramifications of divorce, especially for people over 50. Takeaways include: Entering into a property relationship agreement (aka a pre-nup)...

Weekend reading (24 & 25 June 2017)

In the 24 June 2017 edition of The Press: Janine Starks exhorts us: “Don’t get MAD, get a firm grip on the reins“. MAD is an acronym for Money Anxiety Disorder. Starks prescribes ten...

Weekend reading (17 & 18 June 2017)

In the Saturday 17 June 2017 edition of The Press: Liz Koh explains that “Excessive frugality can be as bad as over-spending “. Koh explains that “neither underspending nor overspending is necessarily wrong. They...