Booking Interest Rates

Booking Interest Rates

If you are on a fixed interest rate and it is coming to the end of it’s term you have the choice to book another fixed rate or go on to a variable rate.  Going on to a floating interest

Published In Whakatane Beacon

21 December 2016
Goal Setting

Goal Setting

As we say goodbye to 2016 and look forward to 2017 the start of a new year allows us to stop and contemplate what we hope to achieve in the upcoming year.  This includes financial

Published In Whakatane Beacon

21 December 2016
Review of the year and where to from here?

Review of the year and where to from here?

Well, what an extraordinary year this has been. Who, twelve months ago, would have predicted the changes that we’ve seen at home and abroad. In the UK, the Brexit vote went the way of

Published In Whakatane Beacon

21 December 2016
Christmas Budget

Christmas Budget

Retailers love Christmas because there are two things they can rely on; they know people will over-spend on gifts and food, and there will be much impulse buying. So the question is how to avoid

Published In Whakatane Beacon

14 December 2016
Pro's and Con's to Fixing or Floating your Home Loan

Pro's and Con's to Fixing or Floating your Home Loan

“Fixed or floating?  And if fixed for how long”.  This is probably the question that we are asked the most as mortgage advisers.  The usual response, “it totally

Published In Whakatane Beacon

7 December 2016
Movement on Interest Rates - Pricing

Movement on Interest Rates - Pricing

While the Reserve Bank continues to lower the Official Cash Rate (OCR) last week we saw 2 banks increase their fixed interest rates.  Does this signal the end of the lowest fixed rates that

Published In Whakatane Beacon

2 December 2016