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Insightful articles on the world of finance and investing.

14 Jun 2019
What’s Your Financial Personality?

Russ Alan Prince, one of the world’s most published authors on the topic of private wealth, has put together this list of nine financial personality types.  We all fall into one of these categories, regardless of how much we are worth.  But the majority of the seriously rich among us fall into just three of […]

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31 May 2019
The Weekend of Gypsies and Queens

Tomorrow is Saturday June 1st.  For most of us this year it’s the first day of Queens Birthday – and our last opportunity to enjoy a long weekend for over four months. But for the country’s dairy farmers, 1st June is gypsy day – the day every year when any dairy herds which are shifting […]

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27 May 2019
Do Your Finances Spark Joy?

Unless you’ve been living in a cupboard for the last year or so, you’ve probably heard of Mari Kondo – currently featuring in the hugely popular Netflix series Tidying Up With Marie Kondo. Kondo is a Japanese organization guru and bestselling author who has risen to practically rock star status based on her expertise with […]

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8 May 2019
Riding the Rollercoaster – 2019 First Quarter Market Summary

For several years now, both our own Advisers and our accountants and other financial entities around New Zealand have looked forward to our Adviser Scott Rainey’s quarterly market summary.  This year we thought we’d share it more widely as the information is relevant to all of us – and the results are very interesting indeed! […]

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24 Apr 2019
The Anzac Spirit is Alive and Well

Tomorrow we commemorate Anzac Day, remembering those brave men and women who fought, and in many cases made the ultimate sacrifice, so we could continue to live freely. But for most New Zealanders (and particularly those of us who live and work in Christchurch), recent events that have shaken our feelings of safety and security […]

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12 Apr 2019
Is Your Will Up To Date?

As a regular contributor to the Christchurch law society magazine, one of our Directors, Andrew Nuttall, has recently written a thoughtful article about wills. Although aimed primarily at the legal profession, there is some great information here for all of us on a topic that, although none of us really want to think about it, […]

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29 Mar 2019
The Seven Hats of Financial Advisers

This article is in the next edition Canterbury Tales – our local Law Society publication – and is written by one of our Directors, Andrew Nuttall.  Although aimed at the legal profession, it does a great job of explaining the many ways we help our clients, which go far beyond investment advice. When people approach […]

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18 Mar 2019
Remembering the Mosque Attack Victims

Everyone here at Cambridge Partners has returned to work today still in shock from the horrendous events that took place in our city on Friday afternoon.  But that shock and anger is now turning to immense sadness as we start to see the faces of those who have been killed, and learn their stories. We […]

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22 Feb 2019
Why Our Ageing Population Affects Us All

You may recall that last year the government asked all interested parties to contribute to a report on our ageing population, what was important and what the new strategy for an ageing population should cover. Their recently released summary of submissions highlights the significant themes raise by submitters during the public consultation that occurred between […]

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4 Feb 2019
Where will you be in 25 years time?

Imagine publicly making a 25-year commitment to something you’re passionate about.  How would your mindset change?  Peter Diamindis – founder and chairman of the X Prize Foundation, co-founder and executive chairman of Singularity University – shares his views on how you can tap into the power of long-term thinking to make a bigger impact. In […]

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