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Here are some good links for up to date news as it happens N.Z. Holds Rates Amid Global Slowdown, Benign Inflation How Europe got itself into such a financial mess, what might happen next and what it might mean for New Zealanders Weak profits dim NZ business confidence for third month  Treasury forecasts govt still on track for 2014/15 surplus, but warns of big downside risks due to global market uncertainties Consumers price index shows inflation of 0.4% in Sept qtr, lower than expectations of 0.7%, giving RBNZ more time to keep rates ‘lower for longer’ NZ pace of inflation probably slowed enough to keep central bank calm Long road seen to sustained property pick up     financial news...

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Creating passive income toward Retirement

  The current Super Annuation payment is nothing flash and does not give the majority of us the lifestyle choices that we would like and are used to. Many more retirees are now ‘choosing’ to work longer and take on extra jobs because of financial pressures. Those in their 60’s are getting used to the idea of working up till 70 to be able to get themselves into a stronger financial position. If your vision for your retirement is to sit at home wondering if you can afford to take out the car for a drive or go shopping then this article is not for you. If, however, you feel that you have worked all your life and would like to have the freedom to choose what you do, during what is sometimes called “the golden age”, then it is time to make a positive start in that direction Is property for everyone? No, of course not, some use the stock market, option trading, currency trading to name a few. There is lots of talk about negative gearing but that is not advisable if you are looking to create extra income. Any costs such as interest, rates, insurance and repairs will be offset  by the rental income but at this stage of life you really need to know that the property will generate additional income. Property can take a bit longer to gain in value, depending on when you enter the property cycle. There are times when property appreciates faster than others and there are times when values sit or even decline. However, if you look at historical charts...