March 12, 2020

Will the coronavirus affect the NZ property market?

Coronavirus has hit New Zealand - will it affect the New Zealand property market? We take a closer look.
March 6, 2020

Mortgage broker VS big bank: Which is better for first home buyers?

Which are the best option for first home buyers: Mortgage brokers or big banks? We take a closer look and provide an answer.
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.
February 20, 2020

How to make sure refinancing your mortgage saves you money

If you’re refinancing your home loan to save on your repayments, make sure you look at the fine print first. Here’s everything you need to know.
February 13, 2020

How to use KiwiSaver to buy your first home

Buying your first home can be difficult. Luckily you may be able to use your KiwiSaver to make the purchase easier - find out how.
February 5, 2020

What does the average Kiwi property investor look like?

The average property investor in New Zealand is just an everyday person. Find out how these average Kiwis are growing their portfolios.
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?
January 23, 2020

How to create a 50-year financial plan

We believe financial security and independence is within the reach of all Kiwis. A 50-year financial plan may be the perfect way to make it happen.
January 16, 2020

How to check and improve your credit score

If you’ve got a bad credit score, you may struggle to secure a loan or apply for more credit. Here’s what you can do about that.

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 make the process easier for you, from starting your policies to our step-by-step guide to making an insurance claim through us. Get in touch Accidents […]
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 insurance. Our in-house insurance expert, Goran Loncar, looks at the different kinds of insurance available and when they might come in handy – your own […]
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 expert, Goran Loncar, takes a look at everything you need to know about health insurance.  Get the healthcare you need, when you need it Our […]
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 beautiful financial empire you’ve been dreaming about. So why do we reckon you should use Money Empire? Don’t worry, we’re not about to get all […]
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 first meeting with a financial adviser, there are just a few key things to know – things that will make your experience with a financial […]