Do you think that money makes you mean? Leave a comment below.
See the full graphic in all its glory, here.
The New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services is encouraging Kiwis to make a regular date night with their calculator, bank statements, budget and cashflow. Read more
Originally posted here: http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/business/9037828/Welfare-debt-tackled-more-than-tax-fraud
By Laura Walters
Government agencies are more likely to write off unpaid tax than welfare debt, new research shows. Read more
New Zealand’s only budgeting help line has just topped 15,000 callers.
0508 BUDGETLINE (283 438) is a free number that you can call from mobile phones, something important to a typical caller says Raewyn Fox, CEO of the New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services, who operate the line. Read more
New Zealanders are learning the hard way how to cope with redundancy. It seems that every week another factory is closing down, another business disappears, and workers are left to manage as best they can.
“There’s no good time to be made redundant,” says Raewyn Fox, the CEO of the New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services. Read more
Anna Williams, Marlborough Express
Hundreds of people in Marlborough live below the poverty line, and the problem is only getting worse, says a Marlborough budgeting expert. Read more