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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.

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.

Tips for financially surviving Christmas

Dr Pushpa Wood from the Massey Fin-Ed Centre on minimising overspending during the festive season.

New scam targeting homebuyers, real estate agents and lawyers

A devious new scam that has the potential to steal hundreds of thousands in a single hit.

Phone scammers targeting Kiwis

Find out what you can do to protect yourself.

How to save $1,000 a year on your power bill

7 tips to quickly and cheaply reduce your home's energy consumption.