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.

May 15, 2020

Income Lending Criteria – May Summary | Ep. 63

The BTF team discuss with Goran Loncar ME adviser, what the banks need for income verification for those employed vs self-employed. COVID is creating havoc and lending space is no different - listen in for some tips.
May 12, 2020

FIRST HOME BUYERS – Is it a good time to buy with LVR’s being lifted? | Ep. 62

The BTF team discuss with Lisa Barton adviser at Money Empire what a first home buyer should be doing, is it a good time to buy, how they can take advantage of LVRs and what are some tips to look out for.
May 11, 2020

INTEREST RATES – How low can they can go? | Ep. 61

The BTF team discuss with Lisa Barton adviser at Money Empire the current climate on interest rates, the new normal of 2.99%, what it means for borrowers and should you refinance if your rate is higher!
May 8, 2020

GUEST SPEAKER – Kerry Knox. Owner of School of Hard Knox & Fort Knox. | Ep. 60

The BTF team were joined by Kerry Knox - owner of Fort Knox & School of Hard Knox to openly talk around his struggles of being unhappy in life which caused a major medical accident, through to starting in the fitness industry and turning his passion and love for the community into his own business. Follow a dream, stick to the process and believe in yourself and things can happen.
May 7, 2020

What is a Term Deposit? | Ep. 59

Kayne is put in the hot seat but Isa today to discuss the current climate of term deposits, what a term deposit is, how low the current return is and their personal opinions on them at present.
May 6, 2020

COVID-19 – April Wrap Up | Ep 58

Kayne and Isa discuss the events that have occurred in April, how this may or may not affect you and what this all means for property and finance moving forward.
May 4, 2020

GUEST SPEAKER – Jared Tuoro. Ex Professional Rugby Player and Coach turned Transition & Identity coach at MANA MIND | Ep. 57

The BTF boys zoom in to speak with Jared Tuoro to share his story of a typical NZ boy who dreamt of being an All Black. After his professional playing career was cut short due to injury he knew that he wanted to give back to the community.
April 30, 2020

HR Advice for Employees – Featuring The People Project | Ep. 56

Even though NZ has now moved to Level 3, there is still a lot of uncertainty for employees. Over the past 5 weeks, there have been many changes to the workforce. Kayne is joined by Jaime Gallocher & Bronwyn Rein from The People Project to give some insight to employees on how they can best navigate these changes and what their rights are when it comes to negotiation terms.
April 29, 2020

HR Advice for Employers – Featuring The People Project | Ep. 55

Many Kiwi businesses have been hugely impacted by the Covid Lockdown resulting in the need to make changes to their current business structure. Kayne is joined by Jaime Gallocher & Anna Stesia Long McLean from The People Project to discuss the most common concerns and questions business owners have been asking.
April 28, 2020

COVID-19 LOCKDOWN. DAY 34. The Team Behind the Mic – Kayne Wahlstrom | Ep. 54

Isa talks with company manager and founder Kayne Wahlstrom. Kayne has been a driving force behind Money Empires success and shares a glimpse of his background and personal experiences in business.
April 24, 2020

GUEST SPEAKER – Logan van Beek. Professional Cricketer at Wellington Firebirds and Host of Podcast Series, Follow Through with LVB | Ep. 53

In this episode Kayne and Isa are joined by Logan van Beek - Professional Cricketer at Wellington Firebirds and host of the recently launched podcast series Follow Through with LVB. The BTF team chat with Logan via Zoom to discuss his varies sporting achievements across Basketball and Cricket and his new ventures off the field.
April 23, 2020

COVID-19 LOCKDOWN. DAY 29. Property Settlements in Alert Level 3 | Ep. 52

Goran and Kayne talk through the recent update on what property settlements will look like once we transition to Alert Level 3.