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Loanplace Update: The Coronavirus Pandemic

Dear Customers & Prospective Customers, In this post today, we want to address the topic on everyone’s mind this week: The Covid-19 Novel Coronavirus. We are now officially in a state of global pandemic. The effects of the Coronavirus outbreak — and the measures the New Zealand Government has taken to slow it — reach into […]

Mar 18, 2020

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How To De-Stress Your Financial Life

Taking control of your finances

Feb 12, 2020

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Is It A Good Idea To Borrow Money For Home Improvements?

Renovating houses is a fundamental part of Kiwi home ownership. First home buyers, in particular, look at property not so much in terms of what it will be like to live there… But how much more they can sell it for after spending a year or two sprucing up the interior and landscape. Adding value […]

Feb 9, 2020

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New Car In 2020? Here’s How To Make Sure You Get A Good Deal.

Are you thinking about buying a new car in 2020? Will you be looking for finance when you do? Then there’s a few important things you should know before you get the keys to your new vehicle. The more time and energy you put into understanding the different types of car loans out there (and […]

Feb 4, 2020

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The Difference Between Good & Bad Debt

Some people will tell you there’s nothing wrong with being in debt.  Others will say debt is bad and you should do everything in your power to stay out of it, not matter what. It’s the same as when people say ‘money doesn’t buy happiness’. They’re right… But try being truly happy without money in […]

Jan 16, 2020

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Quick Guide To Crushing Your Christmas Debt

The pressure to spend over the holiday season can be huge. All those gifts, all that food, maybe travel and accommodation… The bill has a way of racking up in the blink of an eye.  For many Kiwis, this means they are forced to go into debt to get through the festive season.  Whether it’s […]

Jan 13, 2020

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Three Personal Finance Hacks For 2020

In this final Loanplace blog for 2019, we’re looking ahead. And at this time of year, we hope you are too. The new year is traditionally the time to make plans and resolutions about the next 12 months. So today we’re sharing three personal finance goals we think could help you end 2020 in a […]

Dec 29, 2019

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Are You An Average Kiwi Christmas Spender?

How much are you planning to spend on Christmas this year? Are you planning? Do you have an idea what your friends and colleagues will be spending? In this post, as we head into the final few weeks of the year and approach Christmas day, we’re revealing the hard numbers on New Zealand’s festive financial […]

Dec 17, 2019

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The Bank Said No. Loanplace Said Go.

We’re talking to so many customers lately who are using our service to improve their situation, we just can’t resist sharing another of their stories with you today.  Jim (not his real name) is a transport operator from Northland.  For years, he’s worked on his business, expanding his fleet and building his client list with […]

Dec 8, 2019