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The World Cup Of Investing

It’s been a banner year for New Zealand sport, with a world championship win in women’s netball, the narrowest of

What Dropping 17,000 Wallets Around The Globe Can Teach Us About Honesty

So picture this: You’re a receptionist at, say, a hotel. Someone walks in and says they found a lost wallet

Getting A Pass Mark

Garrison Keillor is a US author who created a fictional town for a US radio show. The town was called

To Be More Productive, Manage Your Time Like An Athlete

How do you focus? Carving out time for quality work has become more challenging as the technology designed to help

Amazing People Doing Amazing Things

We were honoured to be a sponsor again at this year’s Festival of Disability Sport in March and would like

Visualising The Happiest Country In The World

Whatever our woes may or may not be, here in New Zealand, us Kiwis have come out with a pretty

Rental Property or Shares- Which to Invest In

We get asked quite a lot about whether to invest in a rental property for income and future capital gain,

Our Need For Stories

When stock markets were falling sharply late last year, the media was full of analysis of why it was happening

Insurance – Is Cheapest and Easiest Best

We all know that bad news sells and the media seems to love stories from dissatisfied customers when it comes

Recent Market Volitility October 2018

In the first three weeks of January 2018 alone the S&P 500 crossed ten new record closing highs in 13

We Could All Learn Something From Jack Bogle

Jack Bogle, the legendary founder of Vanguard, passed away 16 January 2019 at age 89. He may not be the

The Importance Of Being Independent

Susan B Anthony, who led the fight for women’s suffrage in the United States, once said, “Independence is happiness”. She

Does your NZ family trust have UK tax obligations?

Does your NZ family trust have UK tax obligations? If your family trust has a ‘UK tax connection’ the trust

Learning from Johnny Depp

The 1980s television series “21 Jump Street” launched Johnny Depp’s acting career; “Edward Scissorhands,” director Tim Burton’s dark Gothic fairy

If you’re wondering why you’ve lost friends in adulthood, this is probably why

What a lot of people don’t appear to understand is that the single easiest way to make friends is to