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.

July 1, 2020

Beyond the Field 2.0 | Ep. 89

WELCOME TO BEYOND THE FIELD - POWERED BY MONEY EMPIRE. Today, we are excited to share our Beyond the Field 2.0. The same great content with a fresh new look and feel. Our producer Jess Wahlstrom joins Kayne and Isa to talk about the success of the series so far. We have been fortunate to have had a vast following here in NZ and overseas, so a big thank you to all of our listeners. If you have any questions, have a topic you want to use to discuss or have some feedback we would love to hear from you. You can now follow @beyondthefieldpodcast on LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram or emails us at beyondthefield@moneyempire.co.nz.
July 1, 2020

What is a Will & Why Do I Need One? | Ep. 88

Did you know that only 50% of adult Kiwis have a Will!!!!! This figure is a little concerning considering the importance of a Will. Commonly, people do not want to think about what will happen once they are gone, but it is essential to spend the time now to ensure your wishes are followed. Today we are joined again by Glenys Talivai from Public Trust to explain what a Will is and who needs one.
June 26, 2020

GUEST SPEAKER – Glenys Talivai. CEO of Public Trust. Ep. 87

Our Guest Speaker today packs a punch full of fresh perspectives, having a high focus on culture and improving customer experiences. Glenys Talivai is the CEO of Public Trust and is a highly regarded executive with significant leadership experience in the Financial Services Sector. Joining the Public Trust in early 2019, Glenys has been working hard to make Wills more accessible for Kiwis, with only 50% of adult New Zealanders having a Will!! Glenys sits down with Jess & Kayne to share her professional background and the great online platform the Public Trust have recently released. Keep an ear out for Glenys on our upcoming educational episodes too, talking all things Wills, Estates & EPA’s. For more details on the Public Trust, check out their website https://www.publictrust.co.nz/. Lots of useful content including details on their online Will platform.
June 26, 2020

Can I Purchase Property in NZ if I live Offshore? | Ep. 86

Living offshore and wanting to purchase property in NZ? There is some confusion as to whether this is even an option for people. Kayne, Goran and Isa sit down to chat through the common roadblocks that come up for Kiwis living overseas wanting to purchase property back in NZ.
June 23, 2020

How to Use KiwiSaver to Buy your First Home | Ep. 85

If you’ve been a member of KiwiSaver for more than three years you may need to be able to use part of your balance to purchase your first home. This chunk of cash may be what you need to get a leg up onto the property ladder but there are a few hoops you need to jump through before you can use it. Kayne and Isa are joined by Money Empire Senior Adviser Goran Loncar to chat at things KiwiSaver.
June 22, 2020

Two Common Questions about Investment Property Finance in NZ | Ep. 84

Investing in property is a popular option for many New Zealanders looking to build their wealth. Where many people become confused, is working out what their financing options are for purchasing an investment property. When it comes to building a mortgage empire, two common questions consistently come up. Kayne, Isa and Goran sit down to discuss in more detail.
June 19, 2020

GUEST SPEAKER – Angus Brown. CEO & Co Founder of Ārepa. Brain Food for Mental Clarity. | Ep. 83

This is what an entrepreneur is all about! An ambition and desire to explore optimum cognitive performance - an idea and concept that is fast becoming an essential part of everyday life. Angus Brown - CEO of Ārepa chats with Beyond the Field to share his journey from humble beggings and is the perfect example of hard work and determination. Angus and the Ārepa team continue to work to change the mindset of a generation to push the healthier alternatives to caffeine and sugar-packed energy drinks! Listen and Enjoy! You can follow Ārepa at @drinkarepa and www.drinkarepa.com
June 18, 2020

Everything You Need to Know When Buying Property with Friends. | Ep. 82

Have you ever considered buying a home with a friend? It can be a great way to get into a property sooner and split ongoing costs to make owning a home more affordable. With that said, there are risks involved. To make sure you don’t put your friendship or bank balance at risk, the BTF team run through everything you need to know to buy property with friends the right way.
June 18, 2020

What is a Statement of Financial Position? | Ep. 81

A Statement of Financial Position is a common snapshot used to help figure out someones net wealth. The BTF crew break down exactly how a Statement of Position is calculated and how you can increase your net wealth!
June 16, 2020

How to Calculate the Sum to Insure your House & Contents | Ep. 80

It’s important to make sure you have the right levels of cover for your home and contents insurance. It means you’ll be able to rebuild or repair your home if you need to and replaced your household items too. But how do you make sure you're getting just the right amount of cover? Kayne and Goran sit down to chat through the process of obtaining these figures.
June 15, 2020

GUEST SPEAKER – Mike Fisher, Alex Brennan & Tom Harding. Co Founders of QB Studios – Curated Workspaces | Ep. 79

A new era of curated workspaces that are driven by design. The network of Qb Studios offer a refreshing blend of intimate and independent office suites, in surroundings that are calm, creative and welcoming. In this episode, Kayne & Isa zoom in with the co-founders of QB Studios Mike Fisher, Alex Brennan & Tom Harding. They have an array of backgrounds in Professional Rugby, Art & Law and developed their modular concept in Brazil. Upon return to New Zealand, these boys have been cementing their position as industry leaders in the commercial shared space environment and have been successful in establishing studios in Ponsonby, Herne Bay & Newmarket in Auckland and CBD Southwark & CBD St Asaph in Christchurch.
June 11, 2020

What is an RV, DV & CV Property Valuations. | Ep. 78

There is no shortage of ways to put a dollar sign next to a house. The BTF team discuss the difference between a Registered Valuation, Desktop Valuation and a Council Valuation.