Family Finance

 

Franklin Family Support Services' announces the introduction of two new No Interest Small Loans to help families struggling with debt.

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Franklin Family Support Services' Family Finances team aims to help families find security in handling their own financial affairs through the development of good money management skills.

There always seems to be more week than wages...or more month than money!

Drowning in debt?

Creditors knocking at the door, phone calls not taken and no end in sight…

If any one of these applies to you then our Family Finance Budget Advisors are just the team to help you!

Our team will help negotiate with your creditors and set up a budget and cash flow sheet so you know exactly where your money is going all through the month. Your advisor will help you set and work towards your own goals for as long as it takes!

For more severe financial hardship, our team is trained to take you through the steps of a summary installment order, or a non asset procedure and when no other options exist, they can guide you through insolvency.

We are even able to help you with a whole team approach by offering social/community support or counselling support.

For our budget worksheets and cashflow spreadsheets:

www.familysupport.org.nz/tools/budgetworksheet

or

www.familysupport.org.nz/tools/cashflow

 

Resources for maximizing your budget, saving on utilities etc:

www.familysupport.org.nz/tools

 

Worksheets & Information

On your first visit bring the following to reception to begin the appointment process

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Code of Responsible Borrowing

This Code is for anyone thinking about taking out a loan or entering into a credit contract.

82% of New Zealand families have debt of some kind, and collectively we spend more than we earn. This Code of Responsible Borrowing will help you avoid penalties, repossession, stress and heartache. It establishes minimum expectations for New Zealanders considering a loan or credit contract.

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Tools

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