Rick Maggi

World Cup of Investing...

World Cup of Investing...

It’s been a banner year for New Zealand sport, with a world championship win in women’s netball, the narrowest of world cup losses in men’s cricket and an upcoming attempt by the All Blacks to win an historic third consecutive rugby world cup…

7 learnings that redefine success...

7 learnings that redefine success...

What does it mean to be successful? This was the question facing Katrina McCarter – founder and CEO of Marketing to Mums – in her presentation at the recent Financial Executive Women (FEW) Leadership Conference…

Reimagining cities for the urban billions

Reimagining cities for the urban billions

Urbanisation is one of the key social and economic trends of the 21st century. By 2050 more than 66 per cent of the world's population is expected to live in cities, an increase from 54 per cent currently.  So how do we prepare for this future and create cities that are multi-faceted, sustainable and desirable places for people to live?

Share markets take-off

Share markets take-off

Throw away your year-end investment statement and take another look. Since January 1st, local and global sharemarkets have been on a 'tear', defying last year's doomsayers, and rebounding by about 11% (for now)…

Caring for our elders at Christmas

Caring for our elders at Christmas

We can all feel the pressure on our household budget during the festive season. But when that pressure gets passed on to older family members as a request for a handout or loan, financial abuse can end up being the outcome. Find out more about elder financial abuse, what to watch out for and what to do about it…