January 22, 2021
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Best Places for Property Investment in New Zealand 2021

Borrowing money is cheap and the property market in New Zealand is hot. But, where are the best places for property investment? Read on.
December 30, 2020

What is a mortgage cashback?

A mortgage cashback is an incentive for homebuyers in New Zealand to use a lender's mortgage product. But what even is a mortgage cashback?
December 28, 2020
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2021 Financial Tips | Money Empire

Mortgages, insurance, and financial planning can be hard to get your head around. Check out these top tips from Money Empire to make it easier.
November 26, 2020

OCR predicted to drop below 0% | Money Empire

Major banks are predicting that the Official Cash Rate will drop below 0% in early 2021. What does this mean for your home loan rate?
November 25, 2020
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Black Friday Sales: why do we want to buy, buy, buy?

Our team at the Beyond the Field podcast have just chatted about Black Friday Sales, why they are the way they are, and how to avoid it. We thought we'd back it up and give our 2cents worth on a post. 
November 13, 2020
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Is now a good time to buy property in New Zealand?

We’ve had countless clients ask us whether now is a good time to buy property in New Zealand. Here’s our answer.
October 30, 2020

Meet Neve: Client Service Coordinator, Surfer, First Home Buyer

We had a chat with Neve, our Client Service Coordinator, to talk surfing, first home buying and her role here at Money Empire.
October 15, 2020
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A Quick and Easy Guide to Personal Insurance

Personal insurance is tricky to get right and the consequences of buying the wrong cover can be dire. Check out our guide to make sure you’ve got what you need.
October 1, 2020
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NZ Property Market Running Red Hot Against All Odds

The NZ property market is going strong despite COVID-19 and the recent lockdowns. We take a closer look at the numbers and predict what’s next for the market.

October 15, 2020
types of insurance

A Quick and Easy Guide to Personal Insurance

Personal insurance is tricky to get right and the consequences of buying the wrong cover can be dire. Check out our guide to make sure you’ve got what you need.
August 20, 2020
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Why Trauma Insurance is just as Important as Life Cover

Trauma insurance is every bit as important as life insurance and yet so few Kiwis have it. We take a closer look to help you figure out if you need it.
June 26, 2020
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 […]