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

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

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Exploring healthy financial relationships

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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What is a Financial Wellbeing Coach?

We explore the variety of skills a Financial Wellbeing Coach uses to help clients take back control of their unmanageable debt and build their financial capabilities. Financial Wellbeing Coaches on our DEBTsolve programme work with clients to support them to regain control of their unmanageable debt. Our Financial Wellbeing Coaches
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Economic harm vs economic abuse

What comes to mind when you think about the word abuse? Is it a word that you identify with, or does it feel a bit alien, like a word that involves someone else?   The answer to these questions has shaped the language we use when we talk about economic harm. We explain why we use the word harm over
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Eight signs that gambling is no longer just for fun

On occasion it can be fun to bet on the outcome of a sporting event, buy a Lotto ticket, head to the casino with friends or play bingo when Covid doesn’t get in the way – and it’s never been easier. There are pokie machines at most bars, mobile betting
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What’s good about Good Loans?

Our Good Loans programme is designed to give you a helping hand whilst improving your long term financial wellbeing. Our no and low interest loans provide a fair and affordable way for you to purchase essential items or services. The loans can be used for second-hand cars, car repairs, new
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