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Know Your Legal Rights

Know Your Legal Rights

28th June 2018 This blog on Legal Matters is provided by LifeLot — Your Personal Online Safe. Securely store and share your infor...
The Legalities Of Buying A Home

The Legalities Of Buying A Home

21st June 2018 This blog on Legal Matters is provided by LifeLot — Your Personal Online Safe. Securely store and share your infor...
GDPR - Are You Affected?

GDPR - Are You Affected?

14th June 2018 Juha Saarinen This blog on Legal Matters is provided by LifeLot — Your Personal Online Safe. Securely store ...
Getting Married - What are your legal obligations?

Getting Married - What are your legal obligations?

7th June 2018 Megan Hutchison This blog on Life Milestones is provided by LifeLot — Your Personal Online Safe. Securely store an...
11 Life Lessons From Terminally Ill Kids

11 Life Lessons From Terminally Ill Kids

31st May 2018  This blog on Families is provided by LifeLot — Your Personal Online Safe. Securely store and share your infor...
Making Family Memories That Last A Lifetime

Making Family Memories That Last A Lifetime

24th May Selina Allen This blog on Families is provided by LifeLot — Your Personal Online Safe. Securely store and share your in...
Honouring Your Loved Ones With Eco Urns

Honouring Your Loved Ones With Eco Urns

17th May 2018 Carey McLaughlin - Eco Urns NZ This blog on Families is provided by LifeLot — Your Personal Online Safe. Securely ...
Mother's Day - For the Special Women In Our Life

Mother's Day - For the Special Women In Our Life

10th May 2018 Selina Allen This blog on Families is provided by LifeLot — Your Personal Online Safe. Securely store and share yo...
Why We Should All Talk About Dying

Why We Should All Talk About Dying

3rd May 2018 Dr. Katherine Mannix This blog on Grief Support and Loss is provided by LifeLot — Your Personal Online Safe. Secure...
Managing Money like a Boss! Coping with Setbacks

Managing Money like a Boss! Coping with Setbacks

26th April 2018 Even money bosses make mistakes. That’s part of being human. But smart money managers do what they can to minimise the ef...
Managing Debt - What You Need To Know

Managing Debt - What You Need To Know

20th April 2018 Debt comes in many forms – credit cards, hire purchase, car loans, personal loans, mortgages, student loans. There's...
Simple Tips To Sort Your Budget

Simple Tips To Sort Your Budget

11th April 2018 If you want to get your finances on track this year, you are going to have to confront what to some people is a bit of a dirty ...
Finding A Financial Advisor

Finding A Financial Advisor

6th April 2018 Managing money can be challenging – not all of us have the skills to sort out the more complicated stuff. That’s whe...
Your 'LifePlan' -5 Self-Sabotage Pitfalls To Avoid

Your 'LifePlan' -5 Self-Sabotage Pitfalls To Avoid

29th March 2018 Let’s be honest: Sometimes we are our own worst enemies. Too often we stumble into pitfalls of our own making. Some mis...
A 'LifePlan' Guide - Personal Development Planning

A 'LifePlan' Guide - Personal Development Planning

22nd March 2018 Many people don’t like the idea of planning their future. They don’t feel they have the time. Some feel that c...
Plan Time With Your Loved Ones

Plan Time With Your Loved Ones

15th March 2018 “The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers, wider Freeways, but narrower ...
International Women's Day 2018

International Women's Day 2018

8th March 2018 Mother, sisters, wives, girlfriends and fiancées…what would we ever do without them? Nobody can honestly sa...
How To Make A Personal Plan For 2018

How To Make A Personal Plan For 2018

1st March 2018 A good plan is like new shoes. You’re excited to have them but they’re uncomfortable. Safe plans waste time, energy,...
Mother Language Day - Bringing Us Together

Mother Language Day - Bringing Us Together

23rd February 2018 Languages, with their complex implications for identity, communication, social integration, education and development, are o...
Valentine's Day - For Those In Our Hearts

Valentine's Day - For Those In Our Hearts

14th February 2018 Valentine’s Day, which is always celebrated on February 14 each year, is not just a day for lovers.&nbs...
Laugh And Get Rich Day - 8th Of February

Laugh And Get Rich Day - 8th Of February

8th February 2018  Oh good, you’re laughing already! I know you think that it is a silly excuse to have a holiday but think about it...
Celebrating New Zealand's Waitangi Day

Celebrating New Zealand's Waitangi Day

Waitangi Day is a public holiday held on 6 February every year to commemorate the signing of New Zealand's founding document - the Treaty of Waitangi ...
A Memory Tree - Giving Information And Comfort

A Memory Tree - Giving Information And Comfort

25th January 2018 Sue Skeet created the online obituary database www.memorytree.co.nz which records 98 per cent of deaths in New Zealan...
Getting Your 'LifeLot' Organised For The New Year!

Getting Your 'LifeLot' Organised For The New Year!

18th January 2018 Written by Selina Allen Ahhh, a fresh new year...now really is the perfect time to take some simple steps to make our lives ...
The #1 Life-Changing New Year’s Resolution

The #1 Life-Changing New Year’s Resolution

This is the best resolution for 2018, in a word — well, two words. 11th January 2018 Here’s the number-one most important New...
25 Holiday Traditions To Start This Year

25 Holiday Traditions To Start This Year

15th December 2017 What family Christmas traditions are you developing for your kids/grandkids? I love the concept of traditions, but some...
Heading Away On Holiday? 25 Tips To Help You

Heading Away On Holiday? 25 Tips To Help You

 7th December 2017  Written by Selina Allen Whether you are taking off on a family road trip around New Zealand, visiting family mem...
22 Things To Ask Your Parents These Holidays

22 Things To Ask Your Parents These Holidays

23rd November 2017 The reality is having loved ones in our lives is a blessing. While we have our loved ones with us, we shouldn't miss opportu...
Estate Planning For Different Life Stages

Estate Planning For Different Life Stages

30th November 2017 Estate planning is not just the preserve of the elderly or the sick.  Everyone, regardless of their age or health, shou...
How Do I Know If Someone Is Stealing My Wi-Fi?

How Do I Know If Someone Is Stealing My Wi-Fi?

10th November 2017  One of the biggest advantages that wireless connection brings to its users is the possibility of accessing the interne...
Managing Cyber Risk: Steps Your Business Can Take

Managing Cyber Risk: Steps Your Business Can Take

7th November 2017 1. RECOGNISE AND KNOW YOUR RISK  A data security breach in your organisation may lead to significant financial loss (fr...
Radio Live Interview With Carly Flynn

Radio Live Interview With Carly Flynn

12th August 2017 LifeLot creator Angela Calver recently sat down with broadcasting personality, TV and radio host Carly Flynn to discuss why it...
40 Hard Things You Need To Hear

40 Hard Things You Need To Hear

30th October 2017 I’m sitting here on the tenth anniversary of a dear friend’s passing, thinking about the last conversation I had ...
The Perfect Pets For Retirees

The Perfect Pets For Retirees

Retired and looking for a furry companion? An extra special sidekick to spend your days with? 24th October 2017 It’s the time you&rs...
10 Regrets Too Many People Will Have In 10 Years

10 Regrets Too Many People Will Have In 10 Years

10th October 2017  In the final decade of his life, my grandfather woke up every single day at 7AM, picked a fresh wild flower on his ...
10 Ways To Help You Deal With A Terminal Illness

10 Ways To Help You Deal With A Terminal Illness

29th September 2017 Diagnosis of a terminal illness brings with it an immediate reshuffling of your priorities, as well as a wealth of new ch...
Going Green! What Is A Green Building?

Going Green! What Is A Green Building?

21st September 2017 This day and age, you hear everyone talking about going green. Whether you want to admit it or not, at some point ever...
Top 10 Spring Cleaning Tips

Top 10 Spring Cleaning Tips

5th September 2017 When winter's here, we want to hibernate. Spend evenings huddled on the couch with a heated blanket, a cup of tea and a good...
35 Ways To Squeeze Healthy Habits Into Busy Lives

35 Ways To Squeeze Healthy Habits Into Busy Lives

31st August 2017 No matter how much you may want to make healthy choices, it can feel like there simply isn’t time. When runnin...
How To Protect Your Privacy & Identity Online

How To Protect Your Privacy & Identity Online

23rd August 2017  The Internet has become an essential resource for all of us. We rely on the Internet to send/receive emails, post/share ...
10 Things You Have To Know To Be Computer Literate

10 Things You Have To Know To Be Computer Literate

16th August 2017 It is tempting to think that because you have used a computer for a long time, you are "computer literate" or "computer savvy,...
101 Things To Do Before You Die

101 Things To Do Before You Die

“Every man dies — Not every man really lives.” ~ William Ross “The only people who fear death are those with regrets.&r...
15 Simple Ways To Live A Happy Life

15 Simple Ways To Live A Happy Life

“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” 1 August 2017  Aristotle ...
20 Ways To Revive Positive Energy

20 Ways To Revive Positive Energy

15th June 2017 Positive thinking is a mental and emotional state of mind that focuses on the good and expects positive outcomes. Developing and...
10 Family Tradition Ideas

10 Family Tradition Ideas

28th July 2017 Creating a feeling of unity, warmth and closeness with your family is priceless.  There are no rules and there is no &ldquo...
12 Tips - Cleaning Out A Loved One’s Closet

12 Tips - Cleaning Out A Loved One’s Closet

15th September 2017 Preparation and pacing can help make the unbearable task of sorting a deceased loved one’s belongings possible. Befor...