Money Management Tips

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Helping Kids To Save

February 3rd, 2014 -

Ages 3-5: The Lesson: You may have to wait to buy something you want. Activities For Ages 3 To 5 1. Create three jars – each labeled “Saving,” “Spending” or “Sharing.” Every time your child receives money, whether for doing chores or... Read more

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Time to take action…

January 31st, 2014 -

Did you have sufficient funds saved for the Christmas holiday period?  If you didn’t, saving a little throughout the year is really the smart way to plan for Christmas. Depositing regular amounts into your NZCU Christmas Saver throughout the... Read more

Back to School

It’s Back To School Time!

January 24th, 2014 -

It’s that time again when holidays finish and school starts again for a new year. For some children, it’s their very first time at school and they’re probably a bit scared. For every child, it’s a new class, perhaps a new teacher. For many... Read more

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Your Credit Check

October 22nd, 2013 -

Your credit score is one of the most important assets you have. It is based on your credit history – your borrowing “resume” or “track record”. If a stranger came up to you and asked if you could lend them some money... Read more

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Managing Your Debt Better

September 9th, 2013 -

We are told that there are plenty of resources available to tackle money management, especially getting out of debt. In a Herald article, Diana Clement listed some of the organisations that can help people to start sorting out your finances and that... Read more

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Organising your Foreign Currency

September 9th, 2013 -

ORGANISING YOUR FOREIGN CURRENCY Wherever you travel, it’s a good idea to have different ways of paying for things. Cash and a least two other methods of payment are recommended. If you are traveling with a partner it is useful for you both to... Read more