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Managing time online

Managing time online

How much time is too much time online? If you feel like the time you’re spending online is making you feel unhappy or having a negative impact on other parts of your life then it might be worth looking at some ways to cut down.

From file servers to Freddie

From file servers to Freddie

We have always known that our clients are fairly special people with many hidden talents and after work activities but John Nelson is busier than most.

How to spend money and feel good about it

How to spend money and feel good about it

Don’t have a budget? – you’re not alone. Many Kiwis avoid the dreaded “b” word, believing that budgets stop you having fun with your money.

Our top five books to read today for a better tomorrow

Our top five books to read today for a better tomorrow

There’s nothing like settling in with a good book, so here are five books that we found inspiring, insightful and informative. They may not change your life, but there’s a chance they’ll inspire a positive change in your daily habits or outlook.

Kaipupu Point sponsorship announced

Kaipupu Point sponsorship announced

Core Advice are proud to announce their support of Kaipupu Point Wildlife Sanctuary through ongoing financial support and helping the pest monitoring program.

basic diy skills will save you money in retirement

basic diy skills will save you money in retirement

AMP managing director Blair Vernon believes as the cost of labour increased DIY skills will become increasingly valuable in retirement. Those who did not have the skills to do things themselves and needed to pay for services would fare worst in retirement, he said.

apps to make your life easier

apps to make your life easier

Smartphones are becoming a way of life for most New Zealanders and there’s no end to the steady stream of apps that are appearing to help us manage our lives better, from health and fitness to productivity and in particular, saving some time when it comes to money management.

nearly 60% of kiwi women earn less than their partners

nearly 60% of kiwi women earn less than their partners

Kiwi women are lagging behind their American counterparts when it comes to earning more than their partners.

Research by Boston Consulting Group found one third of married women in the United States earned more than their husbands.

our top five financial podcasts

our top five financial podcasts

Finance-focused podcasts are a total game changer. Not only do they make a long commute feel like less of a drag, but they can also help you become financially savvy with practical advice and inspiration. Here are five entertaining yet educational recommendations:

Skytower vs Clocktower....who wins?

Skytower vs Clocktower....who wins?

Auckland – the land of opportunities….or is it? What’s the real cost of living in Auckland when compared to a province like Marlborough? While statistics have some limitations, let’s use them to have a look at three key considerations for those looking for somewhere to settle