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Retirement planning is complicated enough for any couple, but when there is a second time relationship involved, there are even more issues to consider. In many cases, for couples coming together later in life after a previous relationship there is disparity of both assets and income.
There is a plethora of options available for investors wishing to place their money in a managed fund or portfolio. Differences in the way fees are charged and returns reported have made comparisons between funds akin to comparing apples with oranges.
One of the best investments you can make in life is to invest in yourself. Being physically and mentally in good shape makes you happier and improves your chances of financial success. Think of the personal attributes of the most financially successful people you know.
There are only three things you can do with your money; you can spend it, save it or invest it. While everyone spends money, only a few manage to save and even fewer invest, other than through KiwiSaver.
One of the traps of borrowing money in a low interest rate environment is not leaving enough spare money, or ‘wriggle room’ in your budget to cope with an increase in interest rates. This is particularly important to consider when you are buying your first home, upgrading to a more expensive home, or increasing your […]