HOT TOPICS:   House prices  |  KiwiSaver   | LVRs                                                RESOURCES:    Economic calendar   |   Cashback incentives

The comment stream

Reader poll

Will the price of unleaded 91 petrol fall below $2 at the pump?

Choices

Kiwisaver

KiwiSaver is failing

Two Treasury researchers find that the KiwiSaver program is not achieving its goal of increasing the net wealth of the country, having no effect in meeting its objective

KiwiSaver cream of the crop

KiwiSaver has now been going long enough to clearly show that over a long timeframe, more 'risk' can deliver 'better rewards'; we identify the top performing funds in each risk category

Conservative funds being left behind

We review regular savings returns to September 30, 2014 for conservative KiwiSaver funds, identifying who has the best long-term returns

Some moderate funds deliver over 8% returns

We review the regular savings returns as at September 30, 2014 for moderate funds, identifying who has the best long-term returns

The benefits of a world view

Diana Gordon argues there's a big opportunity in NZ fund managers being prepared to invest KiwiSaver money offshore and manage it from NZ

Solid returns for reduced risk

We review regular savings returns to September 30, 2014 for balanced KiwiSaver funds, identifying who has the best long-term returns. There are some standouts

Very good returns for less risk a real option

We review regular savings returns to September 30, 2014 for Growth KiwiSaver funds, identifying who has the best long-term returns

Cracking returns from aggressive KiwiSaver funds

We review regular savings returns to September 30, 2014 for aggressive KiwiSaver funds, identifying who has the best long-term returns

The hunt for a socially responsible KiwiSaver

Craig Simpson reviews the Socially Responsible Funds available in KiwiSaver in the wake of ASB closing the FirstChoice Global Sustainability Fund

'Heavy weights' discuss investment risk

FMA boss Rob Everett, ANZ's John Body, Mary Holm and Martin Hawes discuss and debate investment risk in Money Week event