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If you’re wondering why you’ve lost friends in adulthood, this is probably why .....

How large is your circle of close friends? And when did you last make a new one? As we get older, it gets more difficult to share the essentials that make relationships work, like honesty, emotions, or simply our time.


What information should we consume?

You know what's going on in the world, right? You listen to the radio news in the car, pick up some new business books at the airport regularly enough, and catch the 6 pm bulletin when you can.


Conflicted identity: Britain and Brexit

My sense is that there is an even deeper issue for the ‘Brexiteers’, and that is their perception that Britain has lost its status and influence in the world.


Share market forecasting about as useful as astrology

If there is one lesson to be learned, it is that forecasters rarely get it right!


Want better customer service? Don't call. Text.

In New Zealand, waiting on hold generally means spending quality time with songsters Dave Dobbyn and Bic Runga.


Can money buy happiness?

Most people seek happiness. Some economists even think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. However, while money can make us happier, studies show that after our basic needs are met, it doesn't make us that much happier.


How long will I live?

The one question that matters most when planning for retirement.


Cutting the financial ties

However, once children become adults, is it right to keep supporting them financially?


The smart way to be charitable

If you're looking to donate in a structured way, there are definite advantages to using a donor advised fund like The Gift Trust.


What is a coffee mug worth?

The economic theory that helps explain our everyday thinking


How about less work?

Economists are obsessed about job creation. How about less work?


The difference between closed-minded and open-minded people

Canadian firm Farnam Street's concise summary


Why women make better investors

... and what men can learn from that


When the fear is just too much

When investment markets bounce around, ask yourself a few key questions.


2017 investment markets off to a great start

2017 has got off to a great start. Once again, the markets have delivered another strong positive…


Vision blurred by hindsight bias

"I knew it all along, it was inevitable"...or was it?


Our investment powerhouse

The evidence-based investment manager that's leading the way


Which lever to pull?

Increasing the chances of achieving your financial goals.


How to beat procrastination

To-do list already out of control? Here's some simple tips.


Silver Linings 'Trump-Book'

Five reasons to stay positive


Diversification: don't leave home without it

Why having all your eggs in one basket isn't a great strategy


The value of fiduciary advice

Good governance helps avoid bad investment decisions. Here's how.


2016: the evidence is clear

Given what happened in 2016, you'd be forgiven for believing that it wasn't a good year for investments. In fact, it was.


NZers want more than just financial returns from KiwiSaver

A recent poll shows the majority of New Zealanders want their KiwiSaver scheme to take into account environmental and social as well as financial considerations.


US elections: what really happens to investments afterwards

Markets have gone down after Trump's election. That's expected. But what really happens in the long term?


It's OK to look away

We are emotional beings, and make financial decisions based on emotion. Here's what it means.


Importance of planning

The Importance of a Financial Plan for a Small Business, by Brian Hill, Demand Media...


Economic Overview

Over the last 25 years our economy has gone from being one of the most regulated in the OECD to one of the least regulated…


Top 10 reasons to plan

Financial planning helps you determine your short and long-term financial goals and create a balanced plan to meet those goals.


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