Tauranga Budget Advisory Services is excited to announce that we have been granted a TECT donation to help towards replacing our very old phone system. We are hugely appreciative of this funding as it will help make our day to day processes run more efficiently. We look forward to continuing with our FREE service to help you get out of debt and have the capability to manage your own finances. We have clinics in Katikati, Tauranga, Makatu and Te Puke. Phone 5780969 to make a FREE appointment with one of our Financial Mentors today.
A job loss as a result of her employer shutting up shop was all it took to create a loan repayment crisis for one woman Read More
A charity that supports needy children in the Bay says an increasing number of parents are struggling to cover back-to-school costs . Read More
More than 300 Bay of Plenty residents are receiving Government benefits because they are unable to work due to substance addiction. Read More
Tauranga Community Foodbank says a budgeting programme has helped cut the number of regular clients seeking help by 15 per cent.
Co-ordinator Nick Goodwin said the organisation had been working with Tauranga Budget Advice. Read More
Initiatives to give no an low interest loans to low income earners and get young people off benefits has been welcomed by the Tauranga Advisory Service. Read More
About 140 people are currently living without basic shelter within walking distances of one of the region’s most vulnerable schools, it was revealed at a community meeting last night. Read More
Bay community leaders and social agencies are calling on the Government to take urgent steps to tackle the district’s “housing crisis” in the lead up to this week’s Budget announcement. Read More
Some Bay baby boomers are heading into retirement crippled with mortgage debt or without their own home, experts say. High wage earners aged in their 50s were also seeking financial advice due to “peer pressure to keep up with Joe Blogs down the road” and “the ongoing funding of adult children”. There is the peer pressure to keep up with Joe Blogs down the road, he has got that car or that trip overseas. Read More
Truck shop Flexi Buy has been fined $50,000 by the Auckland District Court with a further $3408 awarded in damages to affected customers, in the first conviction of a mobile trader since the Commerce Commission’s investigation into the industry last year. Read More