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Helpful financial advice for Taranaki readers of Live magazine from Mike Lay at Foresight Financial Planning.

Protecting your money for retirement...
May 20, 2019
  Whether you are nearing retirement or have already retired, you’ll...
Why Waiting Isn't An Option
Mar 22, 2019
You might want to work less, maybe spend time travelling, or simply just...
The times they are a-changin'
Jan 7, 2019
I can't confess to being a Bob Dylan fan and in fact, this is the only record...
Bridging the retirement gap
Sep 10, 2018
A happy retirement isn’t just about money, however, money gives you options...
Why 'Fair Go' isn't fair
Jul 10, 2018
We all know that television and newspaper media can be very one-sided.  This...
Do children need medical insurance?
Apr 10, 2018
With GP visits free to children under 13, we are often asked whether getting...
If it's free, is there a catch?
Feb 10, 2018
Like most people, we are a bit suspicious of things that sound too good to be...
Christmas Rhyme
Dec 8, 2017
So, we’ve come to the last edition of LIVE for the year The Christmas one,...
Comparing Apples With Apples
Oct 2, 2017
When offered a better deal on your life insurance from a bank or other...
Aug 4, 2017
So, you are close to retirement and you've been working hard over the years...
Jun 4, 2017
Like so many financial matters, when it comes to Kiwisaver, knowledge is...
May 23, 2017
With the costs of NZ Super steadily increasing… something had to change. Now...
Feb 15, 2017
A lot of people think about taking out medical insurance but are then put off...
Dec 21, 2016
Quite often we get to mid-January when the credit card statement comes in and...
Oct 14, 2016
We always think of our kids as bundles of energy and full of life and...
Aug 14, 2016
If you are looking to buy insurance or make an investment, don’t get caught...
Jun 14, 2016
Most of us want to be “socially responsible”. We don’t want to trash the...
Apr 14, 2016
Click Here to read the full article Financial planning through life is a bit...
Feb 14, 2016
Most of us reach retirement with a limited pot of money that has to last us...
Oct 14, 2015
The soaring cost of private health insurance is forcing many older people to...
Jun 14, 2015
According to recent news articles and The Financial Services Council, we...
Dec 14, 2014
Christmas is the time of year most of us look forward to, however along with...
Feb 14, 2013
A strong commitment to putting their clients’ needs first is paying dividends...
Aug 14, 2012
Life insurance is essential for those of us who wish to provide financial...
Apr 14, 2012
  Getting the most out of your money can be a minefield these days. It...