Tax review – don't hold your breath

Stuart Pedesen Investor and former economist The ideal world Most folk agree that in principle returns on all kinds of investments should be taxed the same as earnings from all kinds of employment or running...... Read More

Steps to getting on the property ladder

Alisha Brady from enableMe Tauranga There’s no doubt getting into the property market is tough. Giving up smashed avocado won’t do it – at least until you’ve skipped it every day for 20 years! If savings...... Read More

Spring clean your finances

Alisha Brady from enableMe Tauranga Spring means new beginnings. The next three months can be the most financially stable months in any calendar year. Christmas shopping is still a way off, and life feels better with the sun setting...... Read More

Ten is the new 30!

Alisha Brady from enableMe Tauranga When you celebrate a birthday that has a zero at the end of it, people reassure you it’s the new 30! Be it 40, 50 or 60 – they’re all the new 30. But according to Hannah McQueen...... Read More

New Mitsubishi Triton (2018)

DriveLine Fleetwith Colin Bower One of the things I enjoy about being part of the Driveline team is the opportunity to test drive the latest models to help my clients with their decision-making process. As independent advisers, we can be completely...... Read More

Bee products for medicinal use

Dr. Shawn HoltMedicines from the Hive A seminar looking at the medical uses of products from bees and their environment will be held in Tauranga on September 12. The seminar will be led by Dr Shaun Holt, science director of HoneyLab, a Tauranga-based...... Read More

For richer or poorer?

Vanessa Dodunskifrom Enable Me When you first “consciously coupled” with your partner, things looked fine.  You are both in good jobs with good prospects. Your spouse worked hard, progressed quickly, you both enjoyed the perks...... Read More

Why you need a mentor

Careers with Hartwith Jay Hart A great factor in the success, and sometimes failure, of every individual is whether or not that individual has been, or is, being mentored. A work-place mentor is someone you have identified as having significantly...... Read More

Your teen's career starts now

Careers with Hartwith Jay Hart At the end of university, each graduate will hold a qualification. Relevant work experience will often determine which graduate gets hired. For more competitive university studies including veterinary science; relevant,...... Read More

Getting the job: the interview

Careers with Hartwith Jay Hart If you've made it to the interview, your CV and cover letter show you've got what it takes for the job advertised. Unfortunately, so does everyone else they're interviewing. So who gets the job? The interview is really...... Read More