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From left: Financial Mentors Awhina Ulutuki and Jennifer Gini at Petone Budget Service  It’s the bucket test at Petone Budget Service (PBS) which helps bring the financial message home for some of the most vulnerable people in their community. Based in the Wellington region, the budgeting service...

Afterpay, Laybuy, Oxipay… the list of buy now pay later (BNPL) services goes on. But financial capability and budgeting experts have a word of warning of people using BNPL later services. While these services can be used to people’s advantage, people need to be aware of the...

FinCap is pleased to announce Ruth Smithers has been appointed as Chief Executive. Ruth is an experienced leader and senior manager in the not for profit and government sectors in health and social services organisations. Her most recent role was as Deputy Chief Executive at Tui Ora,...

New Zealanders worried about money due to the effects of COVID-19 are urged to seek guidance through official government services Sorted and MoneyTalks. The Sorted website is run by CFFC, headed by Retirement Commissioner Jane Wrightson, and MoneyTalksis run by the FinCap, the umbrella body for financial capability and...

FinCap welcomes the Government’s response to the Final Report of the Electricity Price Review process as a "good first step". FinCap supports 200 local financial capability and budgeting services across New Zealand. Collectively these services see 70,000 people a year. We commend the work of the Expert Advisory...