Property Investment – how do the pros do it?

If you missed Enableme and Opes Partners’ Buying Property Like a Pro seminar, here are some top tips to get you thinking

These days it seems like you can’t go anywhere without people discussing the housing market. How hard it … Read more →

BLOG: Why you need to provision for your own retirement

The retirement age – or more accurately, the age of eligibility for the pension – has long been considered something politicians tamper with at their peril.

John Key pledged he’d sooner resign as Prime Minister than backtrack on a promise … Read more →

Blog: Why you should be worried about interest rates

If you’ve bought your first home in the last decade or so, you could be forgiven for thinking that the interest rates you’re enjoying now are about where they will always be.

The Reserve Bank started cutting interest rates back … Read more →

Adrian & Cathi Lane, Morrinsville

Totally transformed our outlook on money from being afraid of spending it to being in control of it. We will now be mortgage free in 2 years instead of another 12 and that’s in spite of having a budget for … Read more →

Pocket Money to Property by Hannah McQueen

Should your child do chores for pocket money? Do you talk to your kids about money? Will your kids be able to buy a house when they grow up?

These and many other pressing questions are answered by Hannah McQueen … Read more →

Newstalk ZB: How to teach kids about money and budgeting

Many parents despair at their kids’ financial literacy, watching them blow their spare income on smashed avocado.

So how do you prepare them for financial independence?

Founder of Financial Personal Trainers enableMe, Hannah McQueen has written a book about just … Read more →

Breakfast: Creating Financially Fit Kids

Hannah says that by the age of 15, children should be exposed to the household finances, and by 16 (at the latest) have a part-time job.

This is to connect them to the real world, in preparation for work and … Read more →

Newstalk ZB: Lessons from young entrepreneurs

Hannah shares her top tips for the next generation of entrepreneurs with Jack Tame, Newstalk ZB. Listen back here.Read more → How to manage on one income when your spouse wants to quit work Logo

A career change can often be hard on relationships and a difficult subject to discuss with your partner or spouse, if they are not 100% on board.

Hannah McQueen says the person making a change should recognise the sacrifice the … Read more → High incomes, awful finances – People for whom $100,000 isn’t enough to live on Logo Logo

Are you able to live within your means? Have you an emergency fund to cope with life’s ‘curve balls’?

Nearly a third of people earning $100k to $150k are living pay cheque to pay cheque, a survey has found according … Read more →