July 3, 2020

Beyond the Field Podcast: For anyone who wants to grow their wealth

Beyond the Field started as a podcast helping professional sports players grow their wealth. We’ve switched it up and broadened our focus to include advice for everyone.
June 26, 2020

How do I work out the value of my contents for insurance?

Contents insurance can be a lifesaver but if you get the value of your contents wrong, you may miss out. Make sure it doesn’t with our guide to calculating the value of your contents.
June 18, 2020

How does overseas income affect your borrowing ability in NZ?

The New Zealand property market has been (and hopefully will always be) a brilliant place to invest your money. But when you’re overseas, securing finance from a lender can be a little challenging - even if you’re a New Zealand citizen.
June 12, 2020

Which property investment strategy is better: Buy & hold or buy & flip?

There are two main property investment strategies: buy and hold and buy and flip. Read our guide to decide which is better for you.
June 8, 2020

Setting the right goals is critical for success. But where do you get started?

Everybody has different ideas of what ‘success’ in life looks like. Some people dream of living it up overseas, other people want to be able to support their family, and others just want to be able to retire early. Knowing what success means to you is the key to setting […]
May 28, 2020

How will COVID19 affect the NZ property market in 2020?

How will COVID19 affect New Zealand’s property market? We’ve taken a look at what the experts are saying and compiled their predictions.
May 21, 2020

What’s the difference between redundancy & income protection insurance?

We’ve been getting several questions about redundancy & income protection cover recently. To make sure you know what your policy includes, we’ve cleared the air.
May 15, 2020

Why the Reserve Bank scrapping LVR rules won’t change anything for borrowers

The Reserve Bank has just scrapped LVR rules but it won’t make much difference for most home buyers. Find out why and what that means for you.
May 8, 2020

Answers to all the burning questions employers are asking during COVID-19

COVID-19 has already wreaked havoc for employees all over NZ. We’ve collaborated with the People Project to answer all your burning questions as an employee.

June 26, 2020

How do I work out the value of my contents for insurance?

Contents insurance can be a lifesaver but if you get the value of your contents wrong, you may miss out. Make sure it doesn’t with our guide to calculating the value of your contents.
May 21, 2020

What’s the difference between redundancy & income protection insurance?

We’ve been getting several questions about redundancy & income protection cover recently. To make sure you know what your policy includes, we’ve cleared the air.
February 27, 2020

Personal insurance: What is it and is it worth it?

Personal insurance is a range of products that protect you, your health and your income. Here’s everything you need to know.
January 30, 2020

New Zealand has a huge underinsurance problem

New Zealand has a huge problem with underinsurance and it’s costing Kiwis millions every year. Do you have the right level of cover?
December 5, 2019

Could you pay your mortgage if the unexpected happened?

If something unexpected happened and you were unable to work would you be able to pay your mortgage? If you’re not sure, or you answered no, here’s a solution.
August 30, 2019

Your personal insurance may not pay out: Find out why

Your insurance may not pay out if something happens. Non-disclosure and poor underwriting practice could be the reason - find out why here.
July 5, 2019

Do you really need landlord insurance?

Landlord insurance is an essential product for all property investors. We’ve taken a look at what it covers and why you need it.
November 27, 2017
Insurance claim steps

Breaking down claims: How to make an insurance claim in 4 steps

When it comes to money, there are some things in life that even the most finance-savvy person can’t prepare for. Should an accident, illness, or injury affect your ability to work (and therefore earn), wouldn’t you want to know that all your ongoing costs are covered? Fortunately, we’re here to […]
November 14, 2017
Personal insurance to protect your family

Personal insurance: Where on earth do I start?

Most New Zealanders take steps to insure their house, contents and car, then promptly forget about their most important asset: themselves! But given that we never know what’s around the corner, it makes sense to take some time to consider protecting ourselves with life, trauma, mortgage or income protection personal […]
June 14, 2017
health insurance for family

Healthy health insurance – keeping your body and your finances in tip top shape

New Zealand has a fantastic healthcare system, especially compared to other places in the world – so why is health insurance so important? And how can you make sure that you keep yours and your family’s health and finances in good shape should things go wrong?  Our resident health insurance […]
April 24, 2017
Money Empire financial advisers

So you need a financial adviser – why use Money Empire?

You’re keen to buy a house, get your debt under control, or plan for the future. Exciting! But unless you’re a money expert yourself, you’re probably going to want a financial adviser to help you figure out what you should do with your money and how you can build that […]
March 27, 2017
What you need to know before talking to a financial adviser

5 Things You Need To Know Before You Talk To A Financial Adviser

We know engaging with a financial adviser can be a bit freaky, especially if you’ve never worked with one before. The thought of sharing your financial dreams, strengths and weaknesses with someone else can be as nerve wracking as a first date, but it doesn’t need to be! Before your […]