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Money Week

Money Week presentation – Talking About Money (presented by Tauranga Budget Advisory Service)

Tuesday 15 August, 5.30 – 6.30pm

Tauranga Budget Advisory Service is very excited to present this workshop to you during Money Week. People have better lives if they have the capability to manage their own finances. You will have the opportunity to take away some helpful tips and ideas on how to manage your debts successfully. We are embracing a cultural shift where it is easy to talk about money. The more we talk about Money with our partner, family and friends the better we get ahead financially. At our event, you will learn the difference between good debt and not so good debt. We will provide tips to get out of debt faster, understand the actual cost of borrowing, and negotiating with your financial service provider. Every day at Tauranga Budget Advisory Service, we help clients who are not able to pay the minimum debt commitments, due to change in income or other reason. These can include credit cards, hire purchase, personal loan, car loans and Mortgages as well as pay day loans. Come along and learn some helpful ideas and tips.

Money Week presentation – Retirement Planning (presented by Sharon Giblett from JIGSAW)

Thursday 17 August, 5.30 – 7.00pm

Retirement is possibly the longest holiday you will ever take in your lifetime. So, whether you’ve just started working, or you are nearing the end of your career, thinking about retirement is the first step you need to take to achieve the lifestyle you want when you’re no longer working. But what else do you

need to do? Getting out of debt and saving for the long-term will help you to be better off in your retirement. Join us for a special Money Week event with Sharon Giblett from JIGSAW. Sharon is a Financial Planner, Mentor and Coach with over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Her mission is for every New Zealander to have the opportunity to become financially savvy today, whilst planning for their tomorrow.

*new session added* Lyon O’Neale Arnold series on Relationship Property

Wednesday 9 August, 12.30 – 1.30pm OR 5.30 – 6.30pm

Understanding your rights and obligations is important to all people in relationships, whether married or not. The Property (Relationships) Amendment Act 2001 provides how ownership of assets is dealt with both during relationships and after they terminate. You should know how this law applies to you and how to contract out of the legislation if you so choose. This presentation will be presented by a lawyer from Lyon O’Neale Arnold and Barrister, Ewan Eggleston, who specialises in this area of law.

This is an extra session that Lyon O’Neale Arnold have agreed to do for us in addition to the schedule that already available for the year as this topic has popped up in the form of questions a number of times during their other presentations.

Phone 577 7177 or email to register for these events.

Published: Monday, 17 Jul 2017 14:00 by Tauranga City Council

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