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Are you taking advantage of low mortgage interest rates?

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Mortgage interest rates are historically low and have been for a while.  Are you being smart and taking advantage of the opportunity?  For most people your mortgage is the biggest financial commitment you have during your life and one you will usually have for a few decades. Low interest rates are fantastic for being able

Are you looking for a charitable way to really make a difference?

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Life can be challenging at the best of times, let alone when you are trying to juggle treatment for a serious illness, medical appointments, and looking after the family.  But everyday New Zealanders are dealing with this on a regular basis. Swathe.me set up a Charitable Trust for you to be able to practically support

Common Sense – an under rated financial skill

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When thinking about how people make financial decisions I believe common sense is surprisingly uncommon.  May be its because we are so used to following rules that we forget the basics?  May be its because we are so busy?  I think the good old common sense is a critical component of making good decisions.  Below