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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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How to recognise economic harm

Economic harm doesn’t leave visible marks. Like other forms of violence, it can be subtle – beginning with the smallest breach of trust and build over time.  Economic harm can affect anyone. It is experienced in the context of power and control. The impact can be devastating and can influence
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How to improve financial wellbeing in the workplace

Supporting financial wellbeing at work improves employee retention, productivity and work culture. Your employees’ financial wellbeing and maintaining a successful organisation are intertwined. Research on the Te Ara Ahunga Ora Retirement Commission website states that 46% of employees worry about their finances and 58% of employers find ‘financial illness’ can be
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Why conversations about money matter

Healthy financial conversations with your partner are just as important as any other relationship conversation.  Without regular conversations about how money and resources will be used, spending can become individualised and one partner’s wants and needs can start to take precedence. If it’s not addressed, in some cases it can
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How is DEBTsolve different?

DEBTsolve is designed to help you take back control of your unmanageable debt.  We explore DEBTsolve in detail to find out what makes our programme stand out. You work with specialists who are focused on you and your long-term financial wellbeing  You get one-on-one confidential support from one of our dedicated
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Should you use a ‘buy now, pay later’ service?

Services such as Afterpay have given us the opportunity to purchase goods we might not ordinarily be able to buy – however, there are a few things to think about before using a ‘buy now, pay later’ (BNPL) scheme.  If you’ve been shopping online recently, you may have noticed an
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Eight tips for talking about money with your partner

We explore the important things to consider when discussing money with your partner – particularly when it’s an uncomfortable topic. Whether you’re married, engaged, starting out, getting serious, experiencing financial stress, or doing well – money is a topic that couples need to discuss. Here are our top tips to
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