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24

Jan '2017

Women: the heartbeat of developing economies Women: the heartbeat of developing economies

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Pacific and General

Women: the heartbeat of developing economies

Reproduced with kind permission from ANZ’s MoneyMinded.   In the developed world women are struggling to be equally represented in the economy across senior executive rol...

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06

Dec '2016

Managing on a low income - Making every cent count Managing on a low income - Making every cent count

Tuesday, 06 December 2016

Pacific and General

Managing on a low income - Making every cent count

Reproduced with permission of ASIC's MoneySmart website.  Getting by on a low income can be tough. Here are some places to start to make things a little easier. This info...

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16

Nov '2016

The Reverend Haloti Kailahi – Tongan Values at Their Richest The Reverend Haloti Kailahi – Tongan Values at Their Richest

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Pacific and General Tonga

The Reverend Haloti Kailahi – Tongan Values at Their Richest

What comes to mind when you think of Tongan people and their values?  Naturally welcoming and hospitable people with strong family bonds.  That’s not surprising! Whe...

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14

Nov '2016

Needs vs Wants | A discussion in a church ….. Needs vs Wants | A discussion in a church …..

Monday, 14 November 2016

Pacific and General

Needs vs Wants | A discussion in a church …..

By Tim Swann   November 2016   I had the privilege of being part of a conversation that doesn’t happen very often.  It was in a very traditional pacific island ...

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02

Nov '2016

Ben Clare – a Man with a Mission Ben Clare – a Man with a Mission

Wednesday, 02 November 2016

Pacific and General

Ben Clare – a Man with a Mission

Photo: Ben Clare with his students Ben Clare, who is blind, was working as an IT Instructor in a TAFE college when he was asked to go to PNG to help at a school for the blind ...

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26

Oct '2016

Money planning Money planning

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Pacific and General

Money planning

A budget helps you to see how much you are earning, spending and saving, but more importantly, how much more you can save. What should I do checklist: Decide if your budget i...

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