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Much worse off.
22% (41 votes)
Better off.
21% (39 votes)
About the same.
20% (37 votes)
Much better off.
20% (36 votes)
Worse off.
16% (30 votes)
Total voters: 183

Have rising residential property values left you better or worse off financially?

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Craig Simpson

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Friday's guest Top 10

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Amanda's Take Five for Thursday

Ten tips for investing in shares; Is asset management just a lottery?; Why risk free can be risky; Debunking Obamapocalypse; ROI on university 

Savings shortfall signaled - again

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Ready to save NZ$60k for uni fees?

Amanda Morrall and Craig Simpson talk about how parents can save for their kids' university education. Your view?

Equities push growth funds to fore in KiwiSaver

KiwiSaver 1st quarter 2012 performance rankings; top three plus finisher by peer group.

Amanda's Take Five for Easter

These are just a few of my favourite things that I wish the Easter Bunny would have brought a decade ago. And these are the top five NZ equities picks from a handful of experts

KiwiSaver Q&A "Hero to zero funds"

How come Fisher Funds growth fund dropped to 15th place from 1st place last year?