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Need some help to get more from your money? Getting to grips with your finances won’t fix everything but it’ll certainly make life feel a lot better. thinkmoney aims to empower you to make savvy financial choices.

Spendthrift or Scrooge?

Can a lifelong spender find a middle ground between being a spendthrift and a Scrooge?

Got the market wobbles?

Seen some media reports recently about the global share markets falling?Wondering what it all means and why it's affected your KiwiSaver balance? We break it down for you.

A Savvy Guide to Surviving Christmas

Christmas can be difficult to manage if finances are stretched, or the budget is tight. With a little planning, and a whole heap of savvy, here's our guide to surviving Christmas with your budget - and sanity - intact!

Checklist: How to get financially prepared

Been playing ostrich with your finances for too long? Time to take your head out of the sand and get your finances under control! Use this handy checklist to help get you started.

Buying your first home

Planning and money-smarts are the key to your first home. Plan how you can buy your own place, including using your KiwiSaver savings.

Insurance – for peace of mind

Having the right insurance in place could help you through a difficult time. But – what’s the right cover for you? And what do you need to protect?

Why do I need life insurance?

What is life insurance and why is it important? Life insurance isn’t so much for you. It’s for your family, should something happen to you.

How to start a savings plan

Do you live outside your means? Don't worry - you're not alone. Find out how to how to tackle your spending and start a budget - without becoming a Nigel-no-mates.