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Lessons from the last recession: Don’t go broke for your adult kids

Many adults asked their elderly parents for financial assistance.

The lockdown lowdown: What New Zealanders spent their money on

Kiwis spent the Level 4 lockdown binge-ing on Netflix and pining after fast food.

A woman and two men sitting on a low fence.

Marginalised Kiwis swap cheques for payment cards during lockdown

Some New Zealanders without bank accounts can receive funds through payment cards.

10 Questions about your KiwiSaver and COVID-19

REDnews spoke to Executive Financial Adviser Lauchie Campbell about KiwiSaver funds.

Half of all people are one life event away from becoming financially vulnerable

“13% of people are experiencing severe financial stress," Ciara Sterling says.

How poverty affects cognitive function and decision making

“Poverty affects people’s ability to think clearly,” says Princeton University’s Prof Eldar Shafir.

Invoice fraud: How to avoid email scams

Watch out for grammar and language and double check account numbers.

Coin use is down but are Kiwis storing large cash notes?

One and two-dollar-coins are declining but circulation of big notes continues to rise.

Pet insurance: the most cost-effective cats and dogs

The average cost of owning a dog is currently estimated to be around $1,686 per year.

How to be baby-savvy: 10 ways to save money with a new-born

The new addition of a baby to your family can cost anywhere from $8,000 to $16,000 per year.