Money and You Blog


Your new year financial wellbeing checklist

Put your financial wellbeing first this year and help improve your health and happiness. Find out how with our handy New Year financial wellbeing checklist.

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Blog series: Moving forward

There’s a clear link between money and wellbeing, with over half of Kiwis agreeing that financial issues affect their overall wellbeing. While New Zealand was arguably one of the luckier countries during 2020, the coronavirus pandemic significantly impacted our wellbeing, confidence, resilience, job security and financial preparedness. Yep, it was a rough one, but instead of casting away 2020 as a bad year, consider the lessons you can take from it.

In a new series of blogs, we look at how you can move forward and become more financially well.
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How to move forward after a crisis
Unexpected events do happen - recessions, global pandemics, health issues - these things can all cause setbacks to your finances. We have some strategies on how to emerge financially confident and well.
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How to move forward after losing your job
Redundancy is immensely difficult – not just for the person who has lost their job, but for their loved ones – it is possible to move forward from it and emerge better off than before. Find out how.

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