Psychology of money

RNZ Radio 7 March 2019

When Couples Differ Over Money: A very important issue; Different attitudes to money; Coming into a relationship with different amounts of money.

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RNZ Radio 18 October 2018

Ways to curb your spending: Why we do unnecessary spending?; Estimate your spending — roughly; Attack habits; Watch out for slogans; The Christmas trap; Get support — FinCap; Tell lenders to go away — Debt Blocker.

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RNZ Radio 9 August 2018

How to get women more interested in investing: Research shows men are more knowledgeable and confident; Women are in more conservative investments; Why? — some thoughts from a recent discussion; Suggestions on how to close the gap.

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RNZ Radio 26 July 2018

Scams — warning signs and false friends: Who are the main victims (you might be surprised); What should make you wary?; When you shouldn’t take comfort; Rule Number 1 in the fight against scams.

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RNZ Radio 31 May 2018

Men, women, spending and investing: Letter from a listener; People who spend too little; Gender differences in money management; Gender differences in investing; Why the differences might be there.

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RNZ Radio 22 March 2018

Is home ownership the only way to go?: Decision to rent for life — or at least in the meantime; Weighing up the finances; Need to save big retirement sum; Short-term pluses of renting; Short-term minuses of renting; Longer-term issues; Psychological issues.

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RNZ Radio 8 March 2018

Has rental property had its run?: The market is slowing; Government changes — mortgages, tax on gains etc; Pros and cons of investing in a rental; Why rentals are riskier than they seem; Comparing rental and share returns; The landlord personality.

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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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