All in Insurance

Saving Money on My Car Insurance

A few weeks ago I blogged about how much our cars ACTUALLY cost to run. Several people got in touch (thank you) and to cut straight to the point they said “you are being screwed over Ruth, you should take a look around for a new insurer”. So I did…

Applying The Barefoot Investor in NZ

The Barefoot Investor by Australian Scott Pape is an excellent book and it has been instrumental in changing the financial direction of not just Australians but also of Kiwis. Many people have asked me to work out what the Kiwi equivalents are of the providers he recommends. I’m not saying this is a conclusive list, but I’ve given it my best shot.

Insurance (YAWN)

Whatever your situation it’s important to take a look every year or two at your level of insurance cover. It bores me to have to do it if I’m honest because it always means looking over documents which are designed to be confusing. Plus, it involves me having to make phone calls, wait for new policy documents to arrive, ask questions and so on. It ALWAYS takes longer than you think it will. But once it is done I’m pleased I did it.