August 17, 2020
new zealand economy lockdown 2020

Lockdown 2.0 – Here We Go Again | Ep. 111

Kayne summarises for the listeners what lockdown 2.0 looks like for the economy. He shares his opinion on how to get through this time, the next wage subsidy and the importance to plan, plan, plan!
September 7, 2020
different types of property titles

The Different Types of Property Titles | Ep. 125

There are different types of land ownership in New Zealand. The type of ownership has a direct impact on what you can and cannot do with the property. Our legal expert Shane gives an overview of the different kinds of land titles and what they mean for the buyer.
September 9, 2020
made redundant large payout

BTF Listener Questions – I’ve been made redundant and received a large redundancy payout… what should I do with | Ep. 128

Unfortunately, we have received this question a few times over the past few weeks. Being made redundant is an already stressful time, add in there the extra financial pressures too! Kayne, Isa and Goran sit down to talk generically about the different options available to you, things to consider and the importance of making sure all of your financial decisions align with your goals.
September 10, 2020
Can you get a mortgage when pregnant or on parental leave?

Can I Obtain a Mortgage on Parental Leave? Ep. 129

Find out everything you need to know about getting a mortgage when pregnant or on parental leave. Hosts Kayne and Isa sit down with Money Empire Senior Adviser Lisa Barton to explain what the bank will look for when you apply and what you will need to supply for credit approval.
September 22, 2020

Settlement Day, A Lawyers Perspective | Ep. 131

Our legal guru shares with BTF host Kayne Wahlstrom precisely what happens behind the scenes leading up to settlement day. It's one of (if not) the most critical steps of the settlement process with lots of homeowners not understanding the process. Shane includes some traps to be aware of and the importance of not leaving everything to the last minute!
September 22, 2020
banks credit policies

Comparing Banks. Same Scenario – Different Banks | Ep. 132

From a consumer perspective, all the banks may seem the same. But from our position, they are all very different when it comes to credit policies. The BTF team sit down to discuss and compare the four major lenders. They share one client scenario and how different the deal looks with each bank - particularly around how much they can borrow. This highlights the importance of having an independent adviser with a detailed understanding of the various banks and their criteria.
September 22, 2020
Income Protection And Mortgage Repayment Cover Insurance

Insurance – Income Protection & Mortgage Repayment Cover | Ep. 133

Kayne, Goran and Isa talk through what this cover is and why it is crucial to have in your life, especially when you have a significant asset like a house.
September 22, 2020

Discharging a Mortgage – from a Lawyers Perspective | Ep. 135

When refinancing or selling property, it always involves the discharge of the existing mortgage over your property. That requires repaying any amount you owe the current mortgage, which is usually the bank. Our Legal Expert Shane Rohde from Lateral Lawyers explains the discharge process from a Lawyers perspective and covers the key things to action to ensure there are no costs unaccounted for.
September 22, 2020
what does discharging a mortgage mean

Discharging a Mortgage – a Clients Perspective | Ep. 136

To follow on from episode 135 the BTF crew discuss what to expect from your lender if you have two or more properties crossed collateralised with debt when you are trying to discharge one. When refinancing or selling property, it always involves the discharge of the existing mortgage over your property. That requires repaying any amount you owe the current mortgage, which is usually the bank.
September 23, 2020
different health insurance plans and what they mean

Health Insurance and the Different Plans Available | Ep. 137

Today's complicated state of insurance means that people are not getting the right policies best suited to their needs, stage of life or budget. Many Kiwi's might be sitting on a false sense of security that will not give them what they need at claim time. Let us help! Kayne, Goran and Isa discuss the terms of Health Insurance in plain English, so you understand what we are talking about! There are lots of different plans available with price options to suit everyone. If you are still unsure what type of Health Insurance is best suited for you - you can connect with our expert team at Money Empire!
September 25, 2020

GUEST SPEAKER – Tim Boyle. Co-Founder of Whip Around | Ep. 139

In his own words, this guest speaker describes himself as a Passionate New Zealander, and you can feel his energy and passion when talking about his company. Tim Boyle is the Co-Founder of Whip Around, which was born in 2016, initially to help freight companies in New Zealand tackle their paper-based compliance burden. Whip Around now has offices in Auckland and Charlotte, North Carolina. Tim sits down with BTF hosts Kayne and Isa to share all the details of their initial hustle, growth and vision to bring simplicity and efficiency to fleet management and compliance.
September 28, 2020
real talk with isa nacewa

Real Talk with Isa Nacewa – No Bulls**t PART ONE. Rugby Players ‘Who are We?’ Ep. 140

Welcome Real Talk with Isa Nacewa - No Bulls**t. A four-part mini-series designed for Professional Athletes. We all come from DIFFERENT walks of life.