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Explore our latest blog to gain tips and insight into financial wellbeing, healthy relationships, economic harm and more. 

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Explore our latest blog to gain tips and knowledge about financial wellbeing, healthy relationships and more.

Blog

Explore our latest blog to gain tips and knowledge about financial wellbeing, healthy relationships and more.

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Red flags that someone might be experiencing economic harm

To protect and support friends and whānau, it’s useful to be able to recognise behaviours that indicate economic harm could be occurring.  We share various red flags that could mean someone you know is experiencing economic harm – a form of family violence that can have a long-lasting impact. What
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The story of Good Shepherd in Aotearoa

A voyage across the world, a stubborn Archbishop, a society that punished unmarried women and risky debt that was taken on to support those women – are all part of the story of the Good Shepherd Sisters arriving in Aotearoa. Good Shepherd has worked in New Zealand for over 130
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Demystifying economic harm

Gain a better understanding of economic harm, while we unpack some of the common misconceptions we often hear. Economic harm is a crime that slips under the radar and goes unchecked due to various misunderstandings and a lack of awareness. Its invisibility leaves people experiencing the effects of a crime
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What is sexually transmitted debt (STD)?

Like other forms of STDs, sexually transmitted debt is something you can catch from your partner. It may be brought into the relationship or reveal itself after a relationship is over – and the impact can last a lifetime. Sexually transmitted debt, or STD, is where one person in a
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Having conversations about money

Conversations about money are an important part of any healthy relationship. We explore financial wellbeing and what to consider when discussing money with your partner.  Achieving and maintaining a healthy financial status in a relationship is not always an easy task.  Money for many Kiwis is a ‘taboo’ subject that
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What to consider when applying for a loan

We share a few checks that you can do before applying for a loan to make sure you are prepared. If you’re looking to borrow money, it’s important to explore multiple options and have your own plan of how you are going to repay it. Before you apply for a
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