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Money stress causing relationship problems for 1 in 5 New Zealanders

One in five people report relationship problems due to financial concerns.

Online platform teaches financial literacy and career development to kids

Teaching financial literacy and supporting career development is the backbone of MyMahi.

Q&A with Managing Your Money Facilitator Santana Maihi

Santana Maihi is a Relationship Consultant at Westpac and volunteers to teach money skills.

How real-time carbon footprint tracking can change consumer habits

Having visibility over what you’re spending and where can be a powerful tool.

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.

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.