Helping Kiwis be financially empowered

Our purpose is to support the Unity Community in achieving their money goals. Read our blogs below to help you make better financial decisions for your future.

Want to travel? 3 great holiday destinations & ways to save

Can you believe it’s April already? They say the time flies when you’re having (financial) fun, so if you’ve been working hard renovating your family home,...

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Posted April 2017

Bank or credit union? 7 considerations for your personal loan

Last year, some of New Zealand’s biggest banks revealed a staggering $1.2 billion net profit in the first quarter of 2016 alone. At a time when Kiwis just ...

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Posted March 2017

5 ways consolidating debt can help with your dream wedding

With your wedding day fast approaching, you’re probably describing it to friends and family alike with words like ‘extravagant’, ‘gorgeous’, ‘heartfelt’ an...

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Posted March 2017

5 top tips for reducing credit card debt, fast!

For many Kiwis, credit cards have become a modern convenience.A late-night online purchase here.A lunch with friends there.With the increasing pace of dail...

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Posted February 2017

5 ways to add property value with a home renovation loan

The new year is approaching fast, so what are you looking to achieve? Are you planning to travel the world? Take action against your debts? Or are you drea...

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Posted December 2016

Christmas money saving idea

Cookies in a jarChristmas is just around the corner and it's time to start thinking about gift ideas.These days homemade gifts have become so rare that it’...

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Posted November 2016

Struggling with debt? 3 proven ways to take action *today*

Consolidation, settlement, or management? It's time to ditch your debt!Do your debts have you feeling hopeless? If so, you're not alone:Any Kiwi will tell ...

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Posted October 2016

9 tips for avoiding a lemon when financing a used vehicle

Make sure your next car goes the distance with these tips...So, you’ve just submitted an application for a car loan.Congratulations!Buying a car is a momen...

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Posted October 2016

Simple ways to save a fortune

So, you need to save more money each month? It’s easy. These simple tips will help keep cash in your wallet each week. Start a vegetable patch. Why buy veg...

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Posted October 2016

The articles published on this page are not financial advice and should not be relied upon as such. The opinions published in these articles are not those of Unity Credit Union’s