We all face challenges in our lives. For some, an unexpected event can cause a big change to their circumstances. For others, increases in the cost of living can make it hard to make ends meet.
When you're under financial pressure, it can be hard to know where to turn - so talk to us. We may be able to help you take a fresh look at your finances.
We understand everyone's situation is unique and personal. We'll sit down with you and listen, so we can understand your circumstances. Then we can talk you through what options you may have and what you can do.
- If you're feeling like your finances are out of control, we may be able to help with tools to review your budget so you can get back in control again. We may also be able to help you with some ways to manage your money better.
- If you're struggling to make loan or mortgage repayments, we may be able to help you restructure or consolidate your lending to make things more manageable.
We're here to help - whatever your circumstances.
If you're struggling to manage your finances or just want to review your financial situation, talking to us sooner rather than later can make a big difference. Contact our Customer Connect team:
If you want to get control of your finances, setting a budget is vital. A budget shows you where your money goes so you can make informed choices about how you spend it.
ANZ budget planners
Our ANZ Guide to Healthy Finances (PDF 208kB) booklet contains hints and information to help you understand and manage your finances and also includes a budget worksheet to help you work out your own monthly budget.
There's also our online budget planner. Knowing what you spend your money on is a good first step, so reviewing your bank statements is a good place to start.
Family Budgeting Services
The New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services is a collective of community organisations that offer free advice to family and individuals. They're in most main towns and centres throughout the country. Locate your nearest service via their website or call
Sorted is the Commission for Financial Literacy and Retirement Income’s website and it has information on all aspects of money management, including an online budget planner.
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