Newstalk ZB: Drunk people buy things online to ‘self soothe’

Do you get a little “spendy” with your credit card online when you’ve had a few drinks? Research shows it’s costing Australians billions. Hannah McQueen talked to Newstalk ZB about how to save yourself from a spending hangover… Read more →

Newstalk ZB: Teaching kids that money isn’t magic


READ MORE: Mother charging five-year-old daughter for bills

Financial advisor Hannah McQueen from enableMe says you shouldn’t charge rent to children until they’ve finished school or are work-ready.

She said we don’t want them to fear money.

“We don’t … Read more →

How we grew our savings while shrinking our liquor cabinet

Penelope Whitson of Credit Simple has been working with an enableMe Financial Personal Trainer for six months. She writes about what she’s learned – and achieved – so far. 


This year we paid someone to stalk us for our Read more →

Why you should be wary of banking on your new CV

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Auckland and Queenstown CV rises were sky high, but with more than a dozen other councils reviewing valuations over the next few months they provide a timely reminder.




It doesn’t matter how often we’re told that Council … Read more →

’enableMe to begin enabling Hamilton’

Demand from Hamilton residents has driven one of the country’s fastest-growing personal financial advisory firms to set up a local branch

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enableMe, Financial Personal Trainers has already been working with some local clients remotely, but hundreds of enquiries have prompted … Read more →

Funding the Festive Season: How to make sure Christmas doesn’t break the bank

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With howling wind and even snow in parts of the country this past week, it might not quite seem like it – but spring has indeed sprung. I hate to be the … Read more →

What you need to tell your daughters about money

The odds are still stacked against women. What you can do to give your daughter the best chance of beating them.

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Women have come a long, long way since the Read more →

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

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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 →