Alternate Finance Blog

Make your financial New Year’s Resolutions count this year!
December 30, 2020

Make your financial New Year’s Resolutions count this year!

As 2021 fast approaches, many of us will be happy to move on from a hugely unsettling…

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Finance Companies Price Comparison – Who Is the Best?
November 27, 2020

Finance Companies Price Comparison – Who Is the Best?

There are so many finance companies in NZ who are competing for the privilege of lending to…

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Can I Get a Medical Loan?
November 10, 2020

Can I Get a Medical Loan?

When you need medical care, unfortunately, this can be hard to access quickly through the public system….

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How can I prepare to apply for a loan?
October 20, 2020

How can I prepare to apply for a loan?

Many customers find it stressful looking for and applying for loans and are pleasantly surprised by how…

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NZ’s new building consent exemptions – Time for a renovation loan?
August 30, 2020

NZ’s new building consent exemptions – Time for a renovation loan?

– NZ’s new Building Consent Exemptions begin on August 31 2020 – In March 2020 New Zealand’s…

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Used Car Sales – the Complete Guide to Buying A Used Car
August 23, 2020

Used Car Sales – the Complete Guide to Buying A Used Car

When your car breaks down unexpectedly, it’s highly likely that you weren’t in the process of saving…

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Why Get a Holiday Loan?
July 28, 2020

Why Get a Holiday Loan?

With the travel deals all around New Zealand going wild at the moment, it’s the perfect opportunity…

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How to Manage KiwiSaver During a Downturn
June 25, 2020

How to Manage KiwiSaver During a Downturn

Has the coronavirus affected your KiwiSaver funds? We have seen a lot of media coverage and discussion…

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Ways to Avoid Store Credit Card Traps
June 25, 2020

Ways to Avoid Store Credit Card Traps

Key Things to Consider Before Getting a Store Credit Card Many people often fall into the trap…

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How do I get an emergency loan?
June 22, 2020

How do I get an emergency loan?

Finding yourself short of money at just the wrong time in the pay cycle? No need to…

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What is Debt Consolidation & Why Consider It?
June 14, 2020

What is Debt Consolidation & Why Consider It?

Alternate Finance makes it easier than ever before for New Zealanders to consolidate their debt. We’ll help…

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Help Paying Vet Bills
November 17, 2019

Help Paying Vet Bills

Tax bill due? Car repairs needed? You can always count on your ‘oh-so-considerate’ pets to get injured…

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How to Get a Debt Consolidation Loan
October 31, 2019

How to Get a Debt Consolidation Loan

Through Alternate Finance, it’s very easy to apply for a debt consolidation loan. You might not be…

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How to keep your kids involved in sport, despite the rising costs
October 31, 2019

How to keep your kids involved in sport, despite the rising costs

Kiwi kids are increasingly finding themselves sidelined from sports they love, with the ever-increasing costs that come…

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Mistakes to avoid with debt management
September 30, 2019

Mistakes to avoid with debt management

We often make debt reduction much more difficult on ourselves than it needs to be. Usually it…

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How to budget – Manage your money better in 5 easy steps
August 25, 2019

How to budget – Manage your money better in 5 easy steps

When it comes to personal finances, there is no better saying than “If you fail to plan,…

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Reduce the cost of Christmas – Money Saving Tips and Ideas
August 22, 2019

Reduce the cost of Christmas – Money Saving Tips and Ideas

It’s hard to believe that we’re already half-way through August. Soon the Christmas decorations and radio ads…

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Top money saving tips for winter
July 28, 2019

Top money saving tips for winter

With winter comes an inevitable increase in power bills, with households incurring the additional expense of keeping warm. There are ways to help keep these costs in check, to avoid having to apply for loans to pay for electricity bills.

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