How can I come up with a house deposit?

  It’s tough out there in the current property market if you’re a first home buyer wanting to take that giant leap to get on the property ladder.  Every dollar counts though, and to put this into perspective, for every $1,000 you have in deposit, this could add $10,000 to $20,000 to your overall purchase…

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Is the First Home Grant working?

Mortgage Broker, Mike McGinley wants changes made to the First Home Loan/Grant criteria.   If you’re a first home buyer or a previous homeowner and you’ve been contributing to KiwiSaver for a minimum of 3 years, then you may be eligible for a First Home Grant.  The amount you could be approved for will depend…

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Are you missing out on free money?

Don’t miss out on the Government’s $521.43 KiwiSaver freebie! It’s that time of year again, the Government will soon be giving all KiwiSaver members a free top-up of $521.43 if you have contributed $1,042.86* between 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020 towards your KiwiSaver. This Government contribution was formerly known as Member Tax Credit.…

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Complete a KiwiSaver Check Now

It’s that time of year again!  When the Government will pay 50 cents for every dollar that you contribute to your KiwiSaver, up to a maximum of $521.43. You may not check your KiwiSaver account often, but now is the time. Have you contributed a minimum amount of $1,042.86 to your KiwiSaver account since last…

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