Children and money

NZ Herald 31 March 2018

Q&As: Small town a good deal for retired couple; Budgeting whizz kid loved story of woman buying a house on $30,000…; …but struggling mother didn’t; Can’t reinvest dividends? Send them to your KiwiSaver account; My recommended real estate commission structure outlined; Reader outdoes agents, selling on her own.

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NZ Herald 3 March 2018

Q&As: Alternative commission gives real estate agents incentive to get you a high price; Yes I was dead serious about telling woman to save less and spend more; Great granddad’s KiwiSaver gift a great idea; Ideas for 16-year-old’s inheritance; Helpful website for tiny house owners and people with land to share.

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RNZ Radio 25 January 2018

Apprentices v graduates: The importance of starting to save early — How can 2 conflicting studies both be true?; How much difference 2 years makes to lifetime saving; Applying this to KiwiSaver; Taking inflation into account.

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RNZ Radio 14 December 2017

Does Christmas have to be like this?: First — an early thought about a new year’s resolution; Survey findings on Christmas spending; Survey findings on Christmas financial stress; Things to think about this Christmas; Other ways to do it.

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NZ Herald 23 September 2017

Q&As: Is this the time to get out of the share market?; Reader questions last week’s couple’s financial management; Another suggests they look at private schooling; Yet another suggests selling their home and renting elsewhere; Just one provider lets KiwiSavers invest directly in shares.

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NZ Herald 19 August 2017

Q&As: Warning to people on OE who are claiming KiwiSaver tax credit; People overseas can still contribute to KiwiSaver; Emergency money and paying off mortgage top priorities for reader; Sign up disabled son for KiwiSaver?; My KiwiSaver tax comment not strictly correct.

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NZ Herald 5 August 2017

Q&As: Easy rule of thumb on how much you’ll need in retirement; KiwiSaver solution for Downs syndrome son; Reader unsuccessful at opting out of KiwiSaver; Different types of fees-only financial advisers.

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