Sorted is a great website down here in New Zealand – packed with tips and tools to help us Kiwis manage our money.
It’s got sound advice on how to shrink debt, save for retirement and deal with unexpected changes. It’s also got sections specifically for groups like under 25s and over 60s, featuring financial tips for big changes in life.
I love the way it communicates clearly – yet in a personable tone which is easy to relate to. I find it a trust-worthy source of information – yet it’s not dry and overwhelming.
Best of all – it’s independent of any banks. Let’s admit it – a traditional bank isn’t going to give you impartial financial advice if it’s in conflict with their growth agenda.
How might we inject some character into financial literacy info while keeping things clear? How might we provide info for a wide range of users? What kinds of organisations are well placed to provide impartial, trustworthy info?