Author: Amie Hickland

An estimated one million employees in Aotearoa will benefit from the increase in paid sick leave this year. Employment New Zealand is encouraging employees and employers to make sure they know how it needs to be implemented. From Saturday 24 July 2021, the sick leave entitlement increased...

Alleviating the stress of high interest debt can have a lifechanging impact on people’s lives – a story some of Aotearoa’s microfinance lenders know only too well. Microfinance lenders offer people who are unable to access traditional lending the opportunity to access a no or low...

Dunedin Budget Advisory Service assistant manager Charlotte Whitaker says while clients can be reluctant to go through a financial dispute resolution service, the process can be supportive and rewarding. Financial dispute resolution services are free, independent services for consumers to seek guidance or make a complaint...

Financial freedom is achievable – that’s what the team at Jubilee Budget Advisory Service want everybody to know. While they’re based in Invercargill, Jubilee helps whānau all over Southland from Te Anau to Bluff. They offer free financial mentoring services to everybody in the community. Building financial...