Thanks for the letter, Winz. Just one thing. I’m not in fact dead

A letter offering condolences to David Townsend's wife greatly exaggerated his death. It was amusing, but also concerning.

Ten tips to fertilise your finances in 2021

Taking control of your financial wellbeing can have cascading positive impacts for your life – and it can also be fun.

The one terrifying chart that tells the story of New Zealand’s deranged house prices

A visual representation of just how desperate and depraved our housing market has become.

Money Archive

Understanding investing, part two: How to plan

Our guide to stopping procrastinating and actually (finally) getting on top of investing. Because there’s a good chance that if you’re reading this, you don’t know a single thing about it.

PSA: You might not need to pay that parking fine

What to do when you've been stung.

The New Zealand $10 note that you can sell for $88

Alex Casey goes on a hunt to find the rarest $10 note in the land. 

How to op shop – the beginner’s guide to finding a bargain gem

The art of op shopping is one that a lot of people have trouble with, but it doesn't have to be so hard.

There’s still gold in them hills

We're buying it, mining it, burying it, and losing it. The gold rush in New Zealand is still alive.

You need a will, you idiot

Less than half of New Zealand adults have a will. One hundred percent of New Zealand adults die.

Understanding investing, part one: The basics

How to stop procrastinating and actually (finally) get on top of investing. Because there’s a good chance that if you’re reading this, you don’t know a single thing about it. 

A 2020 buyer’s guide to Android phones in New Zealand

When the iPhone owns less than half the market, what are the best Android alternatives at every budget?

The rise of New Zealand’s renters by choice

Homeownership has long been touted as the great Kiwi dream, but not everyone’s looking for a permanent fix.

Eight extraordinary money moments in this heart attack of a year

Recapping the highs and lows of 12 turbulent months. 

The supply shortages that could be hitting our shelves this Xmas

It’s the most lucrative time of the year for retailers but a myriad of problems is threatening to change that.

Bitcoin’s surprising resilience during a tumultuous year

Despite the chaos brought by Covid-19, Bitcoin seems to be going from strength to strength.