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Insightful articles on the world of finance and investing.

22 May 2018
Now and Then

You are more likely to recognise the stairwell than the person here!  That’s because it’s from the set of The Big Bang Theory – one of the longest-running and most popular sitcoms on our screens today.  Its Executive Producer Dave Goetsch reflects here on how much his attitude to investing has changed in the last […]

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11 May 2018
I married you for love – not lunch!

Are you loving – or loathing – the thought of spending lots more time with your partner after retirement?! There’s nothing like suddenly being thrown together 24/7 to really shine a spotlight on your relationship. And the results are not always positive, as anyone who’s ever holidayed with a warring couple will confirm! Retirement expert […]

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3 May 2018
Welcome to Our New Home

As of tomorrow (Friday 4th May) Cambridge Partners will be operating from our new home in the innovative new Te Uruti building in Hereford, just a short hop across the river from our current offices in Oxford Terrace.  We’re all delighted to be making the move for a number of reasons, one of the main […]

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1 May 2018
Meet Our New GM – Leanne Chapman

Leanne joins us with a very impressive background in accountancy and management both here and in Ireland. After graduating from Carlow IT in Ireland with a Diploma in Accountancy & Management, Leanne started her working life as an Assistant Accountant with In1 Solutions. “In1 were one of the world’s first real-time booking engines, providing booking […]

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27 Apr 2018
Songs My Mother Taught Me

Cambridge Partners are delighted to be a sponsor of The Jubilate Singers first concert for 2018. This very special afternoon event is called ‘Songs my Mother Taught Me’ and, as the concert is one week before Mothers’ Day, it would make the perfect early Mothers Day present. As their regular Musical Director, Susan Densem, has […]

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24 Apr 2018
We Will Remember Them

Tomorrow is Anzac Day.  Although for some it will just be a bonus day off in the middle of the week, it is very heartening to see that these days more and more Kiwis are choosing to go to an Anzac Day commemoration – in many cases getting up even earlier than on a normal […]

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20 Apr 2018
Welcome to James Howard

We’re delighted to welcome James Howard to Cambridge Partners. A Canterbury local, James received his BCom at University of Canterbury majoring in accounting, finance, management and information systems. Following his graduation, he joined EY, working in the International Tax and Transfer Pricing department. His involvement with the company spanned almost a decade, and included three […]

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5 Apr 2018
Life is for Living

All the technical talk about investment and superannuation and asset allocation overlooks a few key principles for everyone – life is for living and it’s important to strike a balance in all things, including saving versus spending.  Jim Parker from Dimensional – a highly regarded author and business journalist – has shared these great insights […]

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27 Mar 2018
Why we’re proud to be a member of GAIA – and why it should matter to you

Cambridge Partners are the only company in the South Island with GAIA membership, and one of only two New Zealand wide. GAIA stands for Global Association of Independent Advisors, and membership is limited to those companies who meet stringent standards of total independence and transparency in wealth management practices. GAIA member companies must also be […]

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21 Mar 2018
Huge Demand for Retirement Lifestyle Seminars

Our series of lifestyle retirement planning seminars by internationally renowned retirement expert Barry LaValley have finished now. These proved so popular we had to put on extra sessions to try and cope with demand. For those of you who missed out, we hope to bring Barry back again later in the year. In the meantime, […]

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