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Adding Kiwi gold to PLPF

Booster is adding a 50ha Kerikeri orchard to our Private Land & Property portfolio.

The joy of less

Michelle found herself looking around at the stuff that her and her husband had amassed over a 20-year period and wondered how on earth they were going pack up their lives and start fresh in New Zealand.

A guide to socially responsible investing

Saving for the long term – whether for retirement, your first house, your kids’ education or perhaps that dream boat – is a process that takes some degree of patience. A lot of your time and effort is spent earning those savings.

Approaching Christmas on a high note

Looking back over 2019, global share markets give us another reason to celebrate.

KiwiSaver after 65

I plan to work for as long as I can, so leaving my KiwiSaver invested gives me a nice little fund that I can draw on occasionally, if I need to.

Booster's 'Be part of history' campaign

Earlier this year, we ran a series of adverts across Facebook and Instagram, focusing in on several key events in New Zealand’s history.

Investing in Booster's SRI funds

By avoiding investing in fossil fuels, Booster’s SRI funds align with my personal and business ethos: to live more sustainably and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Kiwi businesses taking on the world

Sadly the ball didn’t quite land the right way for us in the Rugby World Cup with the All Blacks tumbling out of the comp in the Semis. But feel rest assured that rugby is not the only place where Kiwis are able to compete on the world stage.

Kombucha and...KiwiSaver?

You’re the recycling guru, you always have a reusable bag on hand – because, whales! – and you’ve switched to using beeswax wraps for your leftovers.

Why investing in PLPF is good for your nest egg

Paul Foley, Chairman of Booster, explains why investing in PLPF is a good addition to your nest egg if you're looking for something that offers more than standard term deposits.

The Beauty of Capital Markets

What are Capital Markets and the benefit? How do they help us here in NZ? What’s been happening in the markets?

Ethically saving a first home deposit

Booster’s socially responsible investment funds helped Sofia save for her first home deposit ethically.

Keep your online data safe

There’s a lot of talk around keeping yourself protected online, but what does that actually mean?

Last of the big spenders

Can a fashionista truly change her (leopard print) spots? Jude explains the crunch point she reached that helped turn her from a spender to a saver.

Visiting Motiti Island - Home of the Sunchaser avocados

Recently Dan from Booster had the pleasure of flying up to the sunny Bay of Plenty to visit Motiti Island to join the winners of our ‘Win a trip to Motiti Island’ competition.

Booster’s Private Land & Property Portfolio buys kiwifruit orchard

Booster is adding a Kerikeri kiwifruit orchard to its Private Land & Property Portfolio.

Money Talk: Money & Relationships

One of the biggest causes of stress in relationships is money. Especially if you have different attitudes towards money and spending. We chat with two of our Booster team members to find out how they talk about money with their partners and how it shapes their relationship.

Becoming an informed ethical investor

David Beattie explains how knowledge is power and why online tools like Mindful Money help Kiwis to connect with where their money is being invested, so they can make better, more informed choices about how and why they should invest responsibly.

Money Talk: Hindsight is always 20-20

Dave Copson explains why working with a financial adviser could be the best decision you make for getting yourself on the right path for your best financial future.

First home with KiwiSaver

By increasing his KiwiSaver contributions and saving hard, Troy was in a great position to buy his first home in a short amount of time.

How I bought my first home in under 5 years

We asked Jermaine to share with us how he managed to purchase his first home in just under five years.

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