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Figures show budgeting is needed as much as ever

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 8:50 am | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

The Federation of Family Budgeting Services says the number of New Zealanders needing help with their household budgeting continues to place pressure on community organisations. More >>

Code of Responsible Borrowing and need of financial literacy

Monday, 25 May 2015, 10:52 am | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

The Federation of Family Budgeting Services has today launched a Code of Responsible Borrowing, which encourages people to understand their financial situation before making a decision to borrow money. More >>

Low income families benefit from options

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 2:28 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

Low income families can only benefit from increased affordable options for purchasing power, says the New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services. More >>

Funding for budgeting key for families

Monday, 5 May 2014, 5:07 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

Today’s announcement of additional funding for budgeting services will mean New Zealand families have better access to budgeting advice, says the New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services. More >>

Family Budgeting happy to see progress on Lending Law

Friday, 11 April 2014, 10:07 am | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

Family Budgeting CEO, Raewyn Fox says the passing of the second reading of the bill to overhaul consumer credit laws is very good news. The changes address the key concerns budget advisers have been experiencing with their clients. More >>

Plan a stress-free Christmas - Family Budgeting Services

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 12:26 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

Christmas is stress-free in the Fox household. The food is organised, the presents are under the tree, the family are about to descend. More >>

Budgeting not slowing down

Friday, 20 September 2013, 10:22 am | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

The Federation of Family Budgeting Services says the number of New Zealanders needing help with their household budgeting continues to place pressure on community organisations. More >>

Future-proofing your finances

Wednesday, 4 September 2013, 1:54 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

Future-proofing your finances can be as simple as having a plan says Raewyn Fox, CEO of the New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services. “We often see clients who want to have a more stable financial future, but don’t know how to go about ... More >>

Date night with a calculator

Monday, 2 September 2013, 12:32 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

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. More >>

15,000 callers to 0508 BUDGETLINE

Tuesday, 23 July 2013, 4:01 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

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 ... More >>

Budgeting videos to celebrate Māori Language Week

Thursday, 4 July 2013, 9:18 am | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

In time for Māori language week the Federation of Family Budgeting Services has launched a series of budgeting tips in Te Reo Māori. More >>

Coping with Redundancy

Monday, 20 May 2013, 2:47 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

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. More >>

What to Do If You Can’t Pay a Bill

Monday, 20 May 2013, 2:27 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

You have something in common with the people to whom you owe money: you both want the bill to go away. Your creditor wants to be paid, of course, and if you had the money you would pay it – right? More >>

What to do if you can’t pay a bill

Monday, 8 April 2013, 8:53 am | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

You have something in common with the people to whom you owe money: you both want the bill to go away. Your creditor wants to be paid, of course, and if you had the money you would pay it – right? More >>

Christmas, again?

Monday, 11 March 2013, 4:29 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

Surely Christmas has just been – we can’t be talking about the next one already? That’s exactly what we need to do, says Raewyn Fox, CEO of the New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services. More >>

Taupo hosts 350 budgeters

Tuesday, 20 November 2012, 12:17 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

Taupo is hosting more than 350 budget advisers from around the country on 21 November 2012. More >>

Keeping on top of car costs

Monday, 29 October 2012, 9:30 am | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

“Our clients often cross their fingers and hope their car makes it through a Warrant of Fitness, rather than having it serviced regularly,” said Raewyn Fox, CEO of the New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services. More >>

Budgeting services feeling the squeeze

Friday, 5 October 2012, 9:35 am | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

The impacts of the economic recession are not over, according to the New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services. “We have seen our biggest ever increase in client numbers,” said CEO Raewyn Fox. “Two years ago we were seeing around ... More >>

Money Week highlights the need for financial literacy

Friday, 7 September 2012, 9:34 am | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

Money Week, New Zealand’s first week about helping Kiwis learn about everyday money, highlights the real need for improved financial literacy says Raewyn Fox, CEO of the New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services. More >>

Everyday budgeting means income is greater than expenses

Wednesday, 5 September 2012, 9:36 am | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

“I just haven’t got enough money.” “There’s not enough to cover my essentials.” “I need more money to afford to live.” More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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