We often get emails from our readers seeking personal finance advice so we have taken some time to pull together a list of great Kiwi personal finance blogs that you might find useful.
Sure… there are many personal finance blogs out there, but our problems in New Zealand are unique to our little part of world so we have focused our effort on New Zealand blogs. Below are our selection.
Sorted is a New Zealand government funded independent agency dedicated to helping Kiwis get ahead financially. It is maintained by the commission for financial capability. It is a well designed and easy to use website with great tools and guides. We highly recommend sorted.co.nz.
2. The Happy Saver
The happy saver is a nice, clean and well designed blog by Ruth from Central Otago, New Zealand with helpful tips on saving. She writes really in-depth articles about her experience and is really passionate about helping others to avoid her mistakes.
3. Get Fired ASAP
Get fired ASAP is a blog to help fellow Kiwis achieve financial freedom. Martin was able to retire at 50 and is kindly sharing some of his wisdom to help us all.
4. Quit Work for Life
Quit work for life follows the Journey of Susie as she tries to grow her wealth enough to retire early. She really has some great posts on interesting topics worth reading, and she writes in a manner that is easy to read and understand.
5. Andrew Duncan
AndrewDuncan.co.nz is a real estate blog by… you guessed it, Andrew Duncan. If you are interested in investing in property, Andrew has great tips worth reading. He also throws in some world travel posts for good measure, and encourages his readers to ask questions.
6. Practical Money Skills
Practical money skills is designed by Visa to help people of all ages learn the essentials of personal finance. Not surprising, it seems to focus a lot more on credit card advice.
7. Ryan Johnson (Money for young Kiwis)
Ryan Johnson is a website aimed at helping young New Zealanders get on top of their finances. Ryan Johnson is a dashing younger kiwi who would like others to learn from his mistakes and share his knowledge on financial matters.
8. Money can buy me happiness
Money can buy me happiness is a blog by Emma who is on a mission to build a location independent income so I can chase the summer around the world with my family. Her posts are focused on how to make money, frugal living and minimalism.
9. Credit Cards Compare Blog
And of course we can’t finish off without including our very own credit card blog. The credit card compare blog covers topics relating to credit cards and personal finance plus some fun post for good measure.
As you can see, there are only a few Kiwi personal finance blogs out there, so it is helpful to capture the few that we have to make it easier for people to find them. If you know of any other great New Zealand personal finance blogs out there that we have missed, please let us know. You can email us on our contact us page.
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