Finance tips to create budget breathing room

20 Jun 2023 The Lodge Real Estate Team

Seems life is getting more and more expensive by the day. With increased food prices, utility prices, and interest rates leaving many Kiwis feeling the pinch on their pocket, and banks starting to see an increase in people getting behind on their debt.

In light of this, we thought we’d ask our friends Jordan and Alex from Total Mortgages for some practical tips and advice on how you can manage your debt to free up your cashflow and stave off financial hardship.

Jeremy O'Rourke, Managing Director

A self-described ‘enthusiast’, Jeremy O’Rourke has grown a career out of high energy, big dreams, a strong work ethic, and the utmost belief that the key to great leadership is creating more leaders around you.

After completing a Bachelor of Management Studies and graduating with Honours (BMS Hons) at the University of Waikato, Jeremy went on to spend 7 years with Reebok as a Marketing Manager. Looking for a new challenge, in 1997 he channelled his natural ability for sales into the real estate industry.

By 2008 he was in the Managing Director’s chair. His influence on company performance and sales is evident, with Lodge performing well each year in the REINZ Waikato/BOP Awards.

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