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 18, 2019

How much deposit do I need to buy my first home?

Getting your first home deposit together is tough, but not impossible. This short guide has everything you need to know.
May 27, 2019

Everything you need to know about accessing your KiwiSaver for your first home

You’re looking to buy your first home, but you aren’t quite sure of the specifics of drawing down on your KiwiSaver. Here are the basics of what you need to know, including some useful links for further reading.
May 9, 2019

Property investors: Here’s the secret to the perfect mortgage

Up to 70-80 per cent of the property investors we speak to are breaking their fixed-term mortgages and changing early. The most common reason for this is poor advice and structuring.
May 6, 2019

Our advice on buying property with family and friends in NZ

Buying property with family has quickly become popular, particularly here in Auckland. In fact, Stuff recently reported that over half of first home buyers have parental help of some sort.
April 30, 2019

What is useable equity and how can you make it work for you?

If you’ve owned a property for a few years, there’s a good chance that you’ve amassed useable equity. This can be used to fund the purchase of an investment property or bach, to renovate your current home, and much more.
April 26, 2019

3 reasons why first home buyers need finance pre-approval

Are you about to start searching for your first home in Auckland? Before you do, it’s a great idea to arrange conditional finance pre-approval. Here are a few reasons to consider pre-approval.