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Cooking the Books with Frances Cook

By Newstalk ZB and NZ Herald

Each week the New Zealand Herald and Newstalk ZB's Cooking the Books tackles a different money problem. Hosted by Frances Cook.

  1. 1.
    Could a do-up cost more than building a home?09/11/2019
    14:28
  2. 2.
    The most successful ways to travel on a budget09/04/2019
    24:54
  3. 3.
    Bonus episode! The OneRoof property panel09/02/2019
    29:25
  4. 4.
    What to know when choosing between house vs apartment08/28/2019
    28:02
  5. 5.
    The NZ couple who paid off $566k of debt in three years08/21/2019
    24:27
  6. 6.
    How to pay your mortgage off faster08/14/2019
    28:42
  7. 7.
    Why term deposits aren't making the money they used to08/07/2019
    21:29
  8. 8.
    How location can give you a house that fits your lifestyle07/31/2019
    23:09
  1. 9.
    How to fix a bad credit history07/24/2019
    16:43
  2. 10.
    How to get your mortgage right from the start07/17/2019
    23:24
  3. 11.
    Finally, kids can be taught about money in school07/10/2019
    16:04
  4. 12.
    How to save a house deposit on an average income07/03/2019
    31:32
  5. 13.
    Is 'degrowth' the answer to stopping workaholism?06/26/2019
    18:39
  6. 14.
    Life stages where renting is better than buying a home06/19/2019
    22:13
  7. 15.
    What you're ignoring in your KiwiSaver that could cost you $135,00006/12/2019
    14:29
  8. 16.
    Myth busting the 'golden ratio' for your money06/05/2019
    22:32
  9. 17.
    The tricks to making a side hustle work05/29/2019
    21:10
  10. 18.
    Why smaller houses are suddenly hot property05/22/2019
    14:21
  11. 19.
    Why the sharing economy is becoming cool again05/15/2019
    12:06
  12. 20.
    What not to do in the sharemarket05/08/2019
    15:08
  13. 21.
    How to turn a small windfall into a big deal, with the triangle method04/24/2019
    15:02
  14. 22.
    KiwiSaver has changed, and more is coming in the future04/17/2019
    14:28
  15. 23.
    How to Hatch your wagon to overseas companies04/10/2019
    20:11
  16. 24.
    Unemployment is down, why aren't wages up?04/03/2019
    13:22
  17. 25.
    How to talk to your partner about money03/27/2019
    14:40
  18. 26.
    Can voting with your wallet force social media companies to change?03/20/2019
    18:14
  19. 27.
    How to run a small business and still have a life03/13/2019
    16:15
  20. 28.
    How robots are changing the way we invest03/06/2019
    25:08
  21. 29.
    How a capital gains tax will change your KiwiSaver02/27/2019
    24:53
  22. 30.
    Should first home buyers wait for the market to crash?02/20/2019
    17:08
  23. 31.
    What to do when asking for a raise doesn't work02/13/2019
    21:42
  24. 32.
    Why doing less can make you richer02/06/2019
    18:15
  25. 33.
    The rising power of ethical investments01/30/2019
    22:50
  26. 34.
    What to do when you've left it too late to invest01/23/2019
    18:20
  27. 35.
    How to cut waste and your food bill at the same time01/16/2019
    13:07
  28. 36.
    Why a healthy budget can include a flamethrower01/09/2019
    13:19
  29. 37.
    How to watch your pennies in 201901/02/2019
    16:38
  30. 38.
    Why do sales make us irrational?12/25/2018
    18:58
  31. 39.
    Can you afford your pet?12/19/2018
    16:55
  32. 40.
    Ways to take a holiday without going broke12/12/2018
    19:43
  33. 41.
    Cooking the Books: What do the mortgage changes mean for you?12/05/2018
    16:37
  34. 42.
    Cooking the Books: The argument against maxing your KiwiSaver contributions11/28/2018
    20:38
  35. 43.
    Cooking the Books: How to successfully make money from your hobbies11/21/2018
    19:41
  36. 44.
    Cooking the Books: Why a lotto win can ruin your finances11/14/2018
    20:06
  37. 45.
    Cooking the Books: Can buying with a friend get you a house?11/07/2018
    17:53
  38. 46.
    Cooking the Books: How to use the skills you have to get paid more10/31/2018
    20:50
  39. 47.
    Cooking the Books: How KiwiSaver can help and hurt first home buyers10/24/2018
    19:47
  40. 48.
    Cooking the Books: Why the OCR is the key to your financial life10/10/2018
    19:48
  41. 49.
    Cooking the Books: Are the highs of high risk investing worth it?10/03/2018
    20:01
  42. 50.
    Cooking the Books: The NZ family man saving 50 percent of his income09/26/2018
    17:32
  43. 51.
    Cooking the Books: Are you getting gouged on your electricity bill?09/19/2018
    12:49
  44. 52.
    Cooking the Books: The smartest ways to buy a car09/11/2018
    21:42
  45. 53.
    Cooking the Books: How to shelter your KiwiSaver from life's storms09/05/2018
    13:54
  46. 54.
    Cooking the Books: How to get started as a DIY investor08/29/2018
    12:31
  47. 55.
    Cooking the Books: What's the best investment for your life stage?08/22/2018
    23:10
  48. 56.
    Cooking the Books: How to set yourself up for a pay rise08/15/2018
    14:54
  49. 57.
    Cooking the Books: The tricks to negotiating the best mortgage08/08/2018
    17:12
  50. 58.
    Cooking the Books: How to talk to your kids about money08/01/2018
    20:56
  51. 59.
    Cooking the Books: Why a market downturn can be the best time to buy shares07/25/2018
    17:45
  52. 60.
    Cooking the Books: Have your own The Block without going broke07/18/2018
    17:58
  53. 61.
    Cooking the Books: Why New Zealanders are scared of the sharemarket07/11/2018
    15:33
  54. 62.
    Cooking the Books: Should you drain your KiwiSaver to buy a house?07/04/2018
    20:17
  55. 63.
    Cooking the Books: The simple maths behind early retirement06/27/2018
    16:06
  56. 64.
    Cooking The Books: Is a side hustle worthwhile?06/20/2018
    10:44
  57. 65.
    Cooking the Books: How to stay warm this winter without going broke06/13/2018
    21:10
  58. 66.
    Cooking the Books: How much money do you need to retire?06/06/2018
    22:06
  59. 67.
    Cooking the Books: Know thy money personality05/02/2018
    10:00
  60. 68.
    Cooking The Books: Why a simple savings account is the key to money happiness04/25/2018
    12:06
  61. 69.
    Cooking the Books: The good and bad news for first home buyers04/18/2018
    12:07
  62. 70.
    Cooking the Books: How to squeeze the best mortgage out of your bank04/11/2018
    18:51
  63. 71.
    Cooking the Books: How to stop emotions hurting your finances04/04/2018
    21:08
  64. 72.
    Cooking the Books: Will political spats ruin your investments?03/28/2018
    15:18
  65. 73.
    Cooking the Books: Should you help your kids buy a house?03/21/2018
    13:47
  66. 74.
    Cooking the Books: How to have fun for free03/14/2018
    15:34
  67. 75.
    Cooking the Books: Will a foreign buyers' ban help you get a house?03/07/2018
    13:05
  68. 76.
    Cooking the Books: The unexpected ways you're hurting your credit score02/28/2018
    14:20
  69. 77.
    Cooking the Books: The unexpected ways you're hurting your credit score02/28/2018
    14:20
  70. 78.
    Cooking the Books: Don't panic, but your KiwiSaver has gone down02/21/2018
    18:05
  71. 79.
    Cooking the Books: Don't panic, but your KiwiSaver has gone down02/21/2018
    18:05
  72. 80.
    Why earning more won't make you rich02/14/2018
    18:18
  73. 81.
    Why earning more won't make you rich02/14/2018
    18:18
  74. 82.
    Cooking the Books: How to save money while saving the planet02/07/2018
    13:44
  75. 83.
    Cooking the Books: How to save money while saving the planet02/07/2018
    13:44
  76. 84.
    Cooking the Books: Why bitcoin could be mainstream by 201901/31/2018
    12:16
  77. 85.
    Cooking the Books: Why bitcoin could be mainstream by 201901/31/2018
    12:16
  78. 86.
    Cooking The Books: KiwiSaver myths, busted01/24/2018
    19:24
  79. 87.
    Cooking The Books: KiwiSaver myths, busted01/24/2018
    19:24
  80. 88.
    Cooking The Books: Could you retire at 30?01/17/2018
    9:09
  81. 89.
    Cooking The Books: Could you retire at 30?01/17/2018
    9:09
  82. 90.
    Cooking the Books podcast: Why women need to save more for retirement01/10/2018
    14:22
  83. 91.
    Cooking the Books podcast: Why women need to save more for retirement01/10/2018
    14:22
  84. 92.
    Cooking the Books: How to watch your pennies in 201801/03/2018
    14:23
  85. 93.
    Cooking the Books: How to watch your pennies in 201801/03/2018
    14:23
  86. 94.
    Cooking the Books: Where to start when you're drowning in debt12/27/2017
    15:05
  87. 95.
    Cooking the Books: Where to start when you're drowning in debt12/27/2017
    15:05
  88. 96.
    Cooking the Books: Are Boxing Day sales worth it?12/20/2017
    10:46
  89. 97.
    Cooking the Books: Are Boxing Day sales worth it?12/20/2017
    10:46
  90. 98.
    Cooking the Books: Six ways New Zealanders save money over Christmas12/13/2017
    14:33
  91. 99.
    Cooking the Books: Six ways New Zealanders save money over Christmas12/13/2017
    14:33
  92. 100.
    Cooking the Books: When is that golden investment a scam?12/06/2017
    13:51
  93. 101.
    Cooking the Books: When is that golden investment a scam?12/06/2017
    13:51
  94. 102.
    Cooking the Books: Stop friends sabotaging your career11/29/2017
    12:36
  95. 103.
    Cooking the Books: Stop friends sabotaging your career11/29/2017
    12:36
  96. 104.
    Why sky rocketing house values won’t make you rich11/22/2017
    11:40
  97. 105.
    Why sky rocketing house values won’t make you rich11/22/2017
    11:40
  98. 106.
    Cooking the Books: The money mistakes to avoid while you’re young11/15/2017
    10:06
  99. 107.
    Cooking the Books: The money mistakes to avoid while you’re young11/15/2017
    10:06
  100. 108.
    Why you should be keeping an eye on bitcoin11/08/2017
    12:32
  101. 109.
    Why you should be keeping an eye on bitcoin11/08/2017
    12:32
  102. 110.
    Cooking the Books: How to become an investor without losing your soul11/01/2017
    13:49
  103. 111.
    Cooking the Books: How to become an investor without losing your soul11/01/2017
    13:49
  104. 112.
    Cooking the Books: The dangers of getting a loan from family members10/25/2017
    13:07
  105. 113.
    Cooking the Books: The dangers of getting a loan from family members10/25/2017
    13:07
  106. 114.
    Cooking the Books: Why a capital gains tax would be a good thing10/18/2017
    14:41
  107. 115.
    Cooking the Books: Why a capital gains tax would be a good thing10/17/2017
    14:41
  108. 116.
    Cooking the Books: Make your KiwiSaver work harder, for free10/11/2017
    14:30
  109. 117.
    Cooking the Books: Make your KiwiSaver work harder, for free10/11/2017
    14:30
  110. 118.
    Cooking the Books: What to do if you’re not being paid enough10/04/2017
    15:01
  111. 119.
    Cooking the Books: What to do if you’re not being paid enough10/04/2017
    15:01
  112. 120.
    Cooking the Books: Do you have what it takes to become your own boss?09/27/2017
    16:17
  113. 121.
    Cooking the Books: Do you have what it takes to become your own boss?09/27/2017
    16:17
  114. 122.
    Cooking the Books: Ten ways to save a buck in your daily life09/13/2017
    20:26
  115. 123.
    Cooking the Books: Ten ways to save a buck in your daily life09/13/2017
    20:26
  116. 124.
    Cooking the Books: How ignoring KiwiSaver will leave you in the lurch09/06/2017
    13:58
  117. 125.
    Cooking the Books: How ignoring KiwiSaver will leave you in the lurch09/06/2017
    13:58
  118. 126.
    Cooking the books: Can you budget and still have fun?08/30/2017
    15:19
  119. 127.
    Cooking the books: Can you budget and still have fun?08/30/2017
    15:19
  120. 128.
    Cooking the Books: Becoming an investor for $508/23/2017
    12:42
  121. 129.
    Cooking the Books: Becoming an investor for $508/23/2017
    12:42
  122. 130.
    Cooking the Books: One money tip from ... Jacinda Ardern08/17/2017
    10:22
  123. 131.
    Cooking the Books: One money tip from ... Jacinda Ardern08/17/2017
    10:22
  124. 132.
    One money tip from … Peter Dunne08/15/2017
    11:51
  125. 133.
    One money tip from … Peter Dunne08/15/2017
    11:51
  126. 134.
    Cooking the Books: One money tip from … Te Ururoa Flavell08/10/2017
    12:37
  127. 135.
    Cooking the Books: One money tip from … Te Ururoa Flavell08/10/2017
    12:37
  128. 136.
    Cooking the Books: One money tip from ... PM Bill English08/08/2017
    8:39
  129. 137.
    Cooking the Books: One money tip from ... PM Bill English08/07/2017
    8:39
  130. 138.
    Cooking the Books: One money tip from... James Shaw08/03/2017
    11:31
  131. 139.
    Cooking the Books: One money tip from... James Shaw08/03/2017
    11:31
  132. 140.
    Cooking the Books podcast: One money tip from ... David Seymour08/01/2017
    10:33
  133. 141.
    Cooking the Books podcast: One money tip from ... David Seymour08/01/2017
    10:33
  134. 142.
    Cooking the Books: What do you do when the bubble bursts?07/26/2017
    14:50
  135. 143.
    Cooking the Books: What do you do when the bubble bursts?07/26/2017
    14:50
  136. 144.
    Cooking the Books: Forget giving up coffee, save the big bucks07/19/2017
    14:24
  137. 145.
    Cooking the Books: Forget giving up coffee, save the big bucks07/19/2017
    14:24
  138. 146.
    Cooking the Books: Why women need to save more for retirement07/12/2017
    14:22
  139. 147.
    Cooking the Books: Why women need to save more for retirement07/12/2017
    14:22
  140. 148.
    Cooking the Books: KiwiSaver dos and don’ts07/05/2017
    12:55
  141. 149.
    Cooking the Books: KiwiSaver dos and don’ts07/05/2017
    12:55
  142. 150.
    Cooking the Books: Is a university degree worth it?06/28/2017
    14:09
  143. 151.
    Cooking the Books: Is a university degree worth it?06/28/2017
    14:09
  144. 152.
    Cooking the Books: Protect your money from the scammers06/21/2017
    11:54
  145. 153.
    Cooking the Books: Protect your money from the scammers06/21/2017
    11:54
  146. 154.
    Cooking the Books: The false security of KiwiSaver06/14/2017
    12:38
  147. 155.
    Cooking the Books: The false security of KiwiSaver06/14/2017
    12:38
  148. 156.
    Cooking The Books: Boost your karma while protecting your wallet06/07/2017
    11:25
  149. 157.
    Cooking The Books: Boost your karma while protecting your wallet06/07/2017
    11:25
  150. 158.
    Cooking the Books: How to save money on your power bill this winter05/31/2017
    12:23
  151. 159.
    Cooking the Books: How to save money on your power bill this winter05/31/2017
    12:23
  152. 160.
    Cooking the Books: The rookie investor's guide to the sharemarket05/24/2017
    12:43
  153. 161.
    Cooking the Books: The rookie investor's guide to the sharemarket05/24/2017
    12:43
  154. 162.
    Cooking the Books: How to get your free government cash05/17/2017
    10:22
  155. 163.
    Cooking the Books: How to get your free government cash05/16/2017
    10:22
  156. 164.
    Cooking the Books: How to be better with money from today05/10/2017
    10:22
  157. 165.
    Cooking the Books: How to be better with money from today05/10/2017
    10:22
  158. 166.
    Cooking the Books: Rent smarter and save money05/03/2017
    9:14
  159. 167.
    Cooking the Books: Rent smarter and save money05/02/2017
    9:14
  160. 168.
    Cooking the Books: Is debt ever a good idea?04/26/2017
    11:56
  161. 169.
    Cooking the Books: Is debt ever a good idea?04/26/2017
    11:56
  162. 170.
    Cooking the Books: Investing for rookies04/19/2017
    12:06
  163. 171.
    Cooking the Books: Investing for rookies04/19/2017
    12:06
  164. 172.
    Cooking the Books: Is your boss ripping you off?04/12/2017
    11:34
  165. 173.
    Cooking the Books: Is your boss ripping you off?04/12/2017
    11:34
  166. 174.
    Cooking The Books: What to buy when you can't buy a house04/06/2017
    11:17
  167. 175.
    Cooking The Books: What to buy when you can't buy a house04/06/2017
    11:17

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