Whether thinking about building or combing through the real estate listings for your next house consider whether that perfect new home will still suit your needs 10 years from now.
Savings & Investment
Saving gives us a sense of achievement, more personal freedom, access to cash in emergencies, may allow us ease our workload, and maybe we can retire sooner.
It is probably true that most Kiwis will not be able to save the ideal amount for retirement.
An investor (we'll call him Bill) bought a house 20 years ago for $200,000 with deposit of $25,000 and rented the house out.
Ivan is a typical Kiwi do-it-yourself investor who believes that you can choose superior investments.
One of the biggest risks an investor can take is to have too much money in one place.
The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) was established in little over a year ago, and their main objective is to promote and facilitate the development of fair, efficient and transparent financial markets.
A critical financial life stage & how to have a small mortgage
Nick McDonald founded www.tradewithprecision.com and is a leading independent Forex trader internationally. Nick's forte is as a specialist in technical trading strategy for any market and any timeframe.
While you've probably already sorted out your own KiwiSaver scheme account, have your children or family sorted theirs? Retirement may seem like a long way off to them, but they'll appreciate the benefit of investing early to help secure a comfortable fut