January 20, 2020

Basic Fundamentals of Purchasing your First Home | Ep.2

In this episode, Kayne Wahlstrom & Isa Nacewa discuss what you need to think about when buying your first home. We touch on deposits, Servicing and the purchase process along with engaging with key individuals and experts for advice.
July 22, 2020

BTF Listener Question – What will make interest rates rise? | Ep. 98

Shout out to our listener from Gisborne who reached out with the following question… ‘In these times of super-low interest rates, what are scenarios and/or economic conditions which may trigger a rise in interest rates?’
July 29, 2020

Top 10 Tips when visiting an Open Home | Ep. 101

Attending Open Homes is one of the best parts of purchasing property. Seeing your potential new home for the first time is exciting (and quite the achievement getting this far in the process). Now that you have your finances sorted, the next step is to attend open homes in your ideal areas. The BTF share some tips to help maximise each viewing.
July 31, 2020

GUEST SPEAKER – Simon Paris, General Manager of Merchant Banking Group – Non bank lenders in the NZ market. | Ep.102

Simon started his career in banking because he wanted to learn about general finance and how to get ahead in life out of school. He worked his way through three of NZ’s traditional banking institutions along with spending time at the Bank of Leumi, where he ended his road in the SME space. He realised the roadblocks he and his clients were meeting through a non-personalised process and wanted to make a difference. This started his Non-bank journey into the Merchant Banking Group where scenarios are looked at holistically. Simon shares his knowledge and education with us on Non-bank lending and how NZ is growing this space fast and is becoming great alternate and opportunity for everyday NZers.
August 3, 2020

Landspacing 101 with Expert Landscape Architect Cam Strachan from SGLA. | Ep. 103

Landscaping your home can be a satisfying part of adding extra value to your home. Not only does effective landscape design add curb appeal and value to your home, it can increase the number of functional areas on your property. With just a bit of planning and know-how, you can create the perfect outdoor oasis and add a bit more personality to your home. Shout out to Cam from SGLA for sharing his expert opinion on this topic!
August 7, 2020

GUEST SPEAKER – Hannah Wilkinson. NZ Olympian & NZ Football Fern. | Ep. 105

2 x Olympian, Professional Footballer, Musician, Ambassador & Harvard University Student! Is there anything this powerhouse can't do! Hannah has achieved so much in her 28 years. Born and raised in Whangarei, Hannah was introduced to soccer at eight and instantly loved it. Soccer has taken Hannah around the world, attending college in Tennessee and landing her first professional contract in Sweden, then playing in the Portugal League. We talk about the upcoming Olympics and what it means to Hannah to have the FIFA World Cup in New Zealand in 2023. Host Kayne Wahlstrom zooms in with Hannah in Stockholm.
August 11, 2020
expense types and management

MONEY WEEK SPECIAL – Expenses. | Ep. 107

Money Week Special - BTF talk with Goran Loncar, Money Empire's Senior Adviser on what the three types of Expenses are being Fixed, Variable & discretionary. We also share tips to reduce your outgoings and things to be aware of.
August 13, 2020
savings account and kiwisaver

MONEY WEEK SPECIAL – Savings. | Ep. 109

Money Week Special - BTF talk with Goran Loncar, Money Empire Senior Adviser on the different types of savings, why it's so important to create an emergency fund and how Kiwisaver acts a compulsory savings account.
August 14, 2020
budgeting and managing budget

MONEY WEEK SPECIAL – Budgeting. | Ep. 110

Money Week Special - BTF talk with the Money Empire team to bring together all the components which make the budget complete. Why you should have a budget, how you start one and creating good habits.
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!
August 18, 2020
first home buyer questions

Social Media Questions from First Home Buyers, Featuring Lisa Barton. | Ep. 112

Today the BTF team are joined by Lisa Barton - the GOAT adviser in the first home buyer market. Lisa shares the commons questions she has received lately from her FHB audience. They range from: What income can I use? I'm a single mum, can I still get a mortgage? I have a car loan - will that hinder my chances of getting approval?
August 21, 2020
commercial contracts impacted covid

How Commercial Contracts are Impacted by COVID – Ft. Principle of Lateral Lawyers, Shane Rohde | Ep. 115

As a nation, we have to be flexible with the constant changes taking place around us. These changes don't just apply to our daily activities - this also applies to contracts. Kayne speaks with Shane Rohde, Principle from Lateral Lawyers to discuss the impact of COVID on commercial agreements, particularly with asset purchases like businesses and property.