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So far Simon Lempriere has created 14 blog entries.

Do You Financially Support Adult Children?

By | April 11th, 2018|Children & Money, Couples and money|

It is an exciting day, albeit tinged with a bit of sadness, when our children leave home. Maybe they are off to see the world, heading to university or flatting with their mates. Does this mean we [...]

Where are You on Kids and Pocket Money?

By | March 26th, 2017|Children & Money|

We had quite a lot of feedback after our last post about kids and money, so here's more thoughts on the same topic. As I discovered when chatting to a group of parents about kids [...]

Will You Have Enough Money to Retire?

By | March 20th, 2017|Retirement, Saving Money|

A scary question isn't it.  We meet quite a number of people who don’t want to even think about retiring let alone thinking if they will have enough money when they finally do.  The answer to [...]

Children and Money: When to Teach Financial Literacy

By | March 12th, 2017|Children & Money|

Financial literacy for children is a hot topic.  Start them young so they learn to save not spend, is one school of thought.  But what if as a parent, you are struggling with your own [...]

Could Your Relationship Survive a Mortgage Increase?

By | March 7th, 2017|Money and Relationships, Money Psychology|

YIPPEE you have the got the house!  It's most Kiwi parent's dream is to see their children in their own home, just like them….its the pinnacle of success. But now you have to face the [...]

Why Can’t we Make Saving Money Fun?

By | March 2nd, 2017|Retirement, Saving Money|

Saving money. We all know we should be doing it for retirement and have money tucked away for a rainy day.  But it is harder said than done. The reality is, if you don't pay [...]

Why is it so Easy to Spend Money?

By | February 25th, 2017|Money & Emotions, Spending Money|

While this sounds a really simple question, the answer isn’t as straight forward as we would probably like it to be. This simple question actually has two parts to it. The first is why do [...]

Rich but Broke

By | February 7th, 2017|Money & Emotions, Money Beliefs, Money Psychology|

It's been a hectic weekend!  It kicked off with a blast early Friday morning when we learnt that we were featured in the lead story on www.stuff.co.nz with an article called, 'Why are the Rich [...]

Why do Women Spend Money?

By | January 31st, 2017|Money & Emotions, Spending Money|

OK girls, this one is for us. What is it that gives us the urge to spend money and buy that handbag or shoes when we are feeling a bit down? It might not be [...]

Go Shopping in Your Wardrobe!

By | January 17th, 2017|Money and Happiness, Saving Money|

Now ask yourself these questions: How much do you think you have invested in your wardrobe?  How much of it do you actually wear? It’s a New Year and I decided it was time for [...]