Teaching your children money management skills can help them prepare for future financial challenges as they become independent adults in New Zealand. You should start teaching them from an early age to ensure they can recognise different amounts of money and count it accurately. And as your children get older, giving them pocket money and taking trips to the shops or bank can teach them how to save for the short and long-term, as well as how to spend their money wisely.
Teaching your children how to budget, spend, and save will create good money habits for life. So without further ado, here are 10 tips for teaching your children about money management.
Many New Zealanders use around 2% more energy as the years progress. If you use energy more efficiently and rely more on renewable resources, you could help the country save around 20% of that demand, which is currently $2.4 billion a year. In fact, the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) estimated that by 2035, households that use energy-efficient lighting, heat spaces and water more efficiently could reduce their energy use by around 20%.
Having your car break down, whether in New Zealand or overseas, can be a nightmare situation. Your transmission might fail, or your brakes might need emergency repairs so that the car is functional and safe to drive again. Getting your car fixed can be a stressful experience, and to make things worse, it can be hard to tell between a ‘something that can wait’ issue and an imminent disaster. We’ve put together a guide to help you decipher between these two issues, and to help you figure out what to do when your car needs repairing in New Zealand.
Take care of the ropes
Ropes are expensive to buy and start to damage and fray faster than most people may think. This makes it essential for an owner to take care of them to reduce costs in the long run. Protect the ropes by not leaving them rigged as slips for too long. Over time, the strain causes the ropes to chafe. When this happens, the ropes are at risk of snapping.
Buying a car is a time and energy-consuming process, especially if you’re not armed with the correct knowledge to ensure you’re going to make the right choice. There are a few important steps to consider, and a few important missteps to avoid, during every part of the transaction – from choosing where to buy your car, to choosing which finance option to use.
Want to know the secret to managing your money better? It’s about taking control of your finances, instead of letting them control you. In fact, the way you take care of your money will affect many aspects of your life, so you need to take control of your finances to ensure your own success and personal freedom. Whether you have little money or a lot, managing your money effectively will pay off in the long run. You’ll be able to stay on top of your bills and debts, and potentially save thousands of dollars a year.
Welcome to our updated website for 2014
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Welcome to our new website for 2014. Admiral Finance specialises in personal loans, cash loans, car loans and debt consolidation. We are based in Christchurch and we serve all of New Zealand. Apply online and get a super fast response or call us on 0800 200 261 to discuss your unique situation. This website will even work on your smart phone.