5 Ways to Make Hay While the Sun Shines
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  New Zealand is like “Godzone” Right Now In an economic sense, things in NZ seem to be progressing at a fast clip. Unemployment is at low levels, mortgage interest rates are at very low levels, inflation is low so … Read More

Brexit
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as at 28/06/2016 WELL!  Here we have the result that no-one saw coming. There was very little work done here in the office on Friday afternoon as I sat and hit “refresh” on the BBC website every 2 minutes as … Read More

5 tips to make 2016 a prosperous year
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  1.   Clear all your high interest debt If you put your Christmas gifts on the credit card, pay it off as quickly as you can!  Set money aside each payday for your normal bills (food, power etc) and … Read More

Why Market Corrections Can Be A Good Thing
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Our investment clients know that we have been saying for at least 18 months that we are due for a market correction, and it appears that we currently have it happening. A market correction is not necessarily a bad thing! … Read More

Auckland House Prices – Economics 101
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The Reserve Bank Deputy Governor, Grant Spencer, made some strong statements in the media Wednesday 15 April about wanting the Government to introduce a capital gains tax on property investments. The media is continually full of stories about the housing … Read More

Leaving a legacy
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This is a conversation that has come up for me a few times in the last few months with people, and it has really gotten me thinking. Everyone leaves a legacy, whether they intend to or not, but what kind … Read More

Trans-Tasman Superannuation Fund Transfers – new rules
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From 1 July 2013, New Zealanders will be able to transfer their Australian superannuation funds back to New Zealand and into registered Kiwisaver schemes.    Similarly, New Zealanders living in Australia will be able to transfer NZ superannuation and Kiwisavers over … Read More

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