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NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services - Latest News [Page 2]

Everyday budgeting means food on the table

Tuesday, 4 September 2012, 1:39 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

Today is the start of Money Week – helping Kiwis learn about everyday money. Around the country a series of financial education events and activities are underway, by many different organisations, to raise awareness of how people can better manage ... More >>

Learning about everyday money is key

Wednesday, 29 August 2012, 9:56 am | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

Next week is New Zealand’s first ever Money Week (2-8 September). “Money Week is about helping kiwis learn about everyday money,” says Raewyn Fox, CEO of the New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services. More >>

Budgeting for Christmas

Monday, 30 July 2012, 3:17 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

It’s only August – Christmas is ages away! Right? Well, it’s about 20 weeks away – which for many people is 10 pays. More >>

Budgeting a habit worth forming early

Tuesday, 26 June 2012, 1:39 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

Budgeting for the unexpected is a habit worth forming early, says the Federation of Family Budgeting Services. CEO Raewyn Fox points to the 2012 Visa International Financial Literacy Barometer which identified that most New Zealanders could not ... More >>

Busy budgeting services unite

Thursday, 31 May 2012, 6:31 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

This time of year is frantic for budgeting services across the country. Not only are client numbers up significantly on previous years, but it’s the time of year budgeting services re-affiliate to their national body, the New Zealand Federation ... More >>

Winter Power Bills are Coming

Monday, 21 May 2012, 2:25 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

Winter power bills are coming and you need to prepare, says the Federation of Family Budgeting Services. “Over winter, a typical home power bill increases by 75%. If you’re not budgeting to cover this, you may find it extremely difficult to cope.” More >>

Loving does not equal spending

Thursday, 2 February 2012, 6:14 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

Nothing puts pressure on relationships like financial stress… except perhaps financial stress on Valentine’s Day. How can you buy your loved one a gift when you have no cash? How can you show them what they mean to you when you have no money for electricity ... More >>

Loving does not equal spending

Thursday, 2 February 2012, 3:47 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

Nothing puts pressure on relationships like financial stress… except perhaps financial stress on Valentine’s Day. How can you buy your loved one a gift when you have no cash? How can you show them what they mean to you when you have no money for electricity ... More >>

Coping after Christmas

Tuesday, 17 January 2012, 10:50 am | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

Now that Christmas is over, it’s time to run and hide from your bills, right? It’s probably harder to stick to your budget during the Christmas holidays than any other time of the year. It doesn’t even need to feel like a big Christmas to blow the ... More >>

Satisfaction on a Budget

Tuesday, 8 November 2011, 2:55 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

Low-income earners are more likely to be dissatisfied than those on higher incomes, according to recently released figures from Statistics New Zealand. This comes as no surprise to social service providers such as the Federation of Family Budgeting ... More >>

Budgeting And Maori Language Week

Tuesday, 5 July 2011, 2:28 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

In time for Māori Language Week 2011 the Federation of Family Budgeting Services has made their website available in te reo Māori. More >>

Budgeting In All Languages

Thursday, 28 April 2011, 2:19 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

Budgeting In All Languages Each May New Zealand celebrates one of the country’s official languages, New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL). This year, the Federation of Family Budgeting Services has placed an introductory video in NZSL on their website, ... More >>

Coping With $30,000 of Debt

Thursday, 23 September 2010, 10:59 am | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

The average New Zealander seeking budget advice has over $30,000 of debt, up 26% from the previous year. More >>

Family Budgeting client debt soars by 25 per cent

Wednesday, 7 October 2009, 12:45 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

    Family Budgeting client debt soars by 25 per cent   The Federation of Family Budgeting’s annual figures revealed clients owed 25 per cent more than a year earlier. More >>

New budget advice campaign as debt levels rise

Wednesday, 16 September 2009, 11:40 am | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

    New budget advice campaign in Christchurch and Palmerston North as debt levels increase by 25 percent More >>

More Working Families in Debt Crisis

Tuesday, 7 October 2008, 11:47 am | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

Enquiries to Family Budgeting Services have risen by more than 16 per cent this year to over 293,000. More >>

Budget Advisers Offer Alternatives

Wednesday, 27 February 2008, 11:05 am | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

Budget advisers working with the Federation of Family Budgeting Services offer their clients alternatives through an education process. More >>

Budget Services Say More Regulation Needed

Thursday, 3 May 2007, 5:00 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

A recent case of a lady convicted for benefit fraud, claiming the service provided by her budget adviser was to blame for her financial crisis, highlights a gaping hole in current legislation. More >>

$65 million in Overdue Debts

Friday, 13 October 2006, 3:58 pm | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

New clients to the Federation of Family Budgeting Services, over a twelve month period, owed a total of $64,692,741 in overdue payments. More >>

Family Budgeting Thankful For $50,000 Donation

Tuesday, 20 December 2005, 10:52 am | NZ Federation of Family Budgeting Services

The New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services thanked Westpac New Zealand for its $50,000 donation today. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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