March 2024 Young couples are increasingly reliant on KiwiSaver withdrawals and the ‘bank of mum and dad’ to purchase a home. But what happens if the relationship ends before three years? While it might be assumed that contributions to the purchase would be returned to the people that made them, it’s not a given. Under… Read More.

June 2021 Later life relationships can be fulfilling and rewarding but may involve challenges from children and grandchildren specifically arising from expectations around inheritance. Children and finances appear to be the top two challenges that may keep a couple from a long-term relationship. Protecting your assets in a later life relationship Asset and estate planning… Read More.

November 2017 When you’re considering entering into a long-term commitment it makes sense to consider at the start how you would like the assets you both bring to the partnership to be distributed should the relationship end. While most people have heard the term pre-nup, often used in stories about celebrities about to marry, it… Read More.