The schemes can push people into financial hardship.
Also, the number of Kiwis who struggle to make ends meet has halved.
A May Centrix report shows non-mortgage lending increased 38 percent from May to June.
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A will can also include items of sentimental value, such as a guitar or book of family recipes.
Afterpay customers can now buy goods faster and pay for them later.
From December 1, five of the current nine default KiwiSaver providers will change.
'Already they're making more off Roblox than the same money in a bank account.'
A two-hour money workshop is available for women in the workplace.
Returns might still end up negative, thanks to inflation.
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"When people reach the point they're sick of wasting food and money, they're ready to commit."
Groups hit hardest included renters, Māori and Pasifika and those in precarious employment.
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The Trusts Act will replace the Trustee Act 1956 on January 30.
Labour says it will introduce a tax rate of 39 percent on income over $180,000.
Households are encouraged to use the powerswitch website to check if they're paying too much for power.
Financial experts suggest saving three-to-six months of income.
The Commission for Financial Capability says for one in five New Zealanders, financial and relationship stresses go hand-in-hand.
A Kiwi woman is urging others to plan for the unexpected and get a will in-place.
The average Westpac customer has a credit card limit of $8500 and a balance of just over $2000.