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The fallacy of downsizing | Britannia Financial Services NZ
Released: 24-Aug-2018

Many Kiwis need other ways to fund retirement apart from selling the family home. It’s supposed to be the comfortable cushion for baby boomers and many approaching retirement: sell the family home and downsize. But recent research shows that, for many people, downsizing may only &ld.. Read More...


How many of us will work until death? | Britannia Financial Services NZ
Released: 24-Aug-2018

Nearly a quarter of all seniors are still in jobs – and the number is likely to rise. Record numbers of Kiwis are working beyond 65 and face an uncomfortable truth: they may have to keep working until the grave. Statistics New Zealand figures show 24 per cent of those 700,959 eligi.. Read More...


The gap years you don't want | Britannia Financial Services NZ
Released: 24-Aug-2018

Young people take gap years for OE - but senior citizens face a "gap" of more difficult dimensions. Lisa and Oliver McDougall got a big fright when they peered over the edge of what they now call ‘The Gap Years’. The two residents of Auckland’s North Shore thought they .. Read More...


The couple who lived too long | Britannia Financial Services NZ
Released: 24-Aug-2018

Running out of money in their retirement years forces some people into desperate measures. Asked why they needed money, the response from an Auckland couple was heart-breaking: “We didn’t expect to live this long.” For Beryl and Edgar Charles (not their real names), lif.. Read More...


Our UK to NZ free prize draw winner
Released: 27-Apr-2018

We have another winner! Congratulations to Katrina Riches, our latest free prize draw winner for 2 one-way tickets to New Zealand, travelling with Air New Zealand. Katrina attended our stand at the Down Under Expo in, and now, along with her husband Daniel, is planning their trip NZ. We wish.. Read More...


Announcing our latest winner!
Released: 14-Dec-2017

Lucky last winner in 2017 Big congratulations to Jim McIntosh from Portsmouth, the winner of this year’s final free prize draw for 2 one-way tickets to New Zealand courtesy of Britannia Financial Services, travelling with Air New Zealand. We wish him the very best on his adventure! .. Read More...