Thursday, July 29

Month: July 2021

Do you want to buy pet insurance?

Do you want to buy pet insurance?

News
Over 60 percent of the New Zealand population have a pet, according to the Animal Health Alliance. You probably consider them to be part of your family, but the cost involved in owning cats or dogs can add up. Consider the cost of vet appointments and treatments, alongside food, toys, equipment and accessories. Pet health insurance helps cover the unforeseen veterinary costs of an ill or injured cat or dog. After visiting the vet, you will need to pay the vet's cost and get a refund on much of the cost by making a claim with your insurance provider. You can choose to cover for accidents, illness, medical treatments and routine treatments. Many plans pay up to 90% of the costs, sometimes more. If your dog needs medical treatment, vet care can cost you a bomb. You will have to pay all t...
7 Tips To Keep Your Bills Low in Retirement

7 Tips To Keep Your Bills Low in Retirement

Finance
After having saved diligently for years, at last you’ve reached retirement and are ready to enjoy the next phase of your life. Now, how do you handle the financial aspects of it? Even if you’ve managed to amass a significant nest egg, most people still have to follow a retirement budget. You want to ensure your money will last, so here are 7 tips to keep your expenses low in retirement. Downsize your home and possessions. Since housing is one of the largest expenses most people ever take on, a great way to save money in retirement is to downsize your home. Often, the house you lived in as a working adult is just too large for a retiree. If you’re down to just one or two people, you don’t need as much living space anymore. You can lower the monthly bills by selling your house and bu...