Spending

Spend wisely with thinkmoney – see how to make sure you're on top of your spending.

Is it time to declutter your finances?

Do your finances need decluttering? Don't know where to begin? Follow our recommendations to get on top of your budget and learn how to spark joy with your finances.

Creating a path to financial freedom

Sean Folan decided to take a bold approach with his finances - even though it meant doing something different to what his family advised. Find out how his plan has made a difference to Sean's financial future.

Spendthrift or Scrooge?

Can a lifelong spender find a middle ground between being a spendthrift and a Scrooge?

A Savvy Guide to Surviving Christmas

Christmas can be difficult to manage if finances are stretched, or the budget is tight. With a little planning, and a whole heap of savvy, here's our guide to surviving Christmas with your budget - and sanity - intact!

Checklist: How to get financially prepared

Been playing ostrich with your finances for too long? Time to take your head out of the sand and get your finances under control! Use this handy checklist to help get you started.

Buying your first home

Planning and money-smarts are the key to your first home. Plan how you can buy your own place, including using your KiwiSaver savings.

Saving 101: a how-to guide

Saving is an old-fashioned concept in a modern, cashless world. How do you get to grips with saving and take back control over your finances?

Dream big. Live better. Save well.

Putting a price on your dreams might be scary - but it makes it easier to work towards achieving your dream.

When the unexpected isn't a nice surprise

Are you prepared if the unexpected happens? Having a rainy day fund might just help you bounce back if the going gets tough.

Saving creates freedom

Contributing to a regular savings plan allows you to take charge of your cash and make it work for you

Kombucha and...KiwiSaver?

You are the recycling guru and want to live in a clean, green ethical world. So how do you make sure your KiwiSaver savings is invested in funds that align with your values?

Introducing member tax credits

Mystified by MTC? Watch an animated guide to member tax credits to find out how to get free money in your KiwiSaver account

Making sense of KiwiSaver

With much more pressing things on our minds such as working, studying and finding time to enjoy life, it’s no surprise that many of us don’t put much thought into KiwiSaver or our financial future.

Am I in the right KiwiSaver fund?

A simple change in the type of investment fund you put your KiwiSaver into could add thousands to your KiwiSaver balance, without you having to do a thing.

KiwiSaver: jargon-buster - basics

Confused by all that KiwiSaver jargon? Find out what basic KiwiSaver terms really mean