Newshub asked two budgeting experts for their top tops.
KiwiSaver hardship withdrawals are up 43 percent, first-home withdrawals are up 18 percent.
Scott was encouraging people from diverse backgrounds to take part.
Beneficiaries will get up to $55 more in their pockets each week, once the increases are fully implemented next April.
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Prices dropped 0.6 percent in the June quarter, but were up 1.1 percent year-on-year.
'Reduced-to-clear items are one of the biggest secrets to frugal grocery success'.
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Barnett urged those in financial trouble to contact budgeting services.
'I don’t feel guilty about it and I don't feel anyone else should either.'
So far more than 1500 schools have joined the scheme.
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Scarily simple kids' costumes can be rustled up for $5.
Which one is really the cheapest?
Whatever your situation, it's easy to get in a financial funk.
Should vacating tenants pay for a professional cleaner?
Shopper demand for organic growing at twice the rate of standard produce
Contactless payment options are increasing and consumers must prepare themselves.
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Shave up to 59 percent off the price of household whiteware
Schemes such as Afterpay are convenient, but only if used in a smart way, according to experts.
You don't have to break the bank to stay warm this winter.
Sam Stubbs cautions against overspending in an environment of lower interest rates.
There are other countries willing to lend us money, but the Government won't take it.
Amy Adams attacked Grant Robertson for lifting Crown debt limit by 5 percent.
Labour has an agreement with the Greens to reform the welfare system.
That's the same number of people as Mt Smart Stadium filled four times.
Darryl Evans says there will be little benefit in the Opposition tax plan.