Retirement

21 Mar 19, 9:49am
Mercer's David Scobie explains how referring to past performance has its uses when selecting investment products, but can be a comfort blanket with many holes
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22 Feb 19, 7:48am
Tax Working Group says the Govt should 'give favourable consideration' to exempting NZ Super Fund from NZ tax because it's 'an instrument of the Govt'
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13 Feb 19, 4:16pm
FMA plans more work on KiwiSaver fees, says eye will be on the conduct of default providers ahead of the next round of default appointments
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11 Feb 19, 1:54pm
David Hargreaves ponders the unanswerable question of how much money is desirable for a comfortable retirement
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4 Feb 19, 8:25am
Mercer's David Scobie says financial markets have delivered investors a reality check
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2 Feb 19, 10:02am
The KiwiSaver results are in for the December 2018 quarter and we review how high market volatility affected our retirement savings accounts, with a detailed look at Default funds
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25 Oct 18, 10:42am
Michael Littlewood argues Tax Working Group members must ask themselves whether KiwiSaver has lifted NZ's overall savings & if its tax subsidies are worth it
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14 Oct 18, 5:02am
Despite recent market volatility most KiwiSavers should be happy with their investment. Now is not the time to be cutting and running or you will miss the benefits of long term investing. Even default funds are doing better
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13 Oct 18, 10:16am
The NZ Super Fund's Matt Whineray on explaining the difference between volatility and risk, the Fund's focus on equities & not being forced to sell
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9 Oct 18, 2:00pm
Amid growing frustration at the continuing increase in KiwiSaver fees, the FMA plans a data-driven analytical review of fees
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24 Sep 18, 9:39am
Although intertwined with the issue of capital gains, finding a fairer treatment for retirement savings is arguably the most important objective for the TWG, says Terry Baucher
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3 Aug 18, 10:06am
Diversification is key to investing, but we can only invest our KiwiSaver with one scheme. Jenée Tibshraeny explores whether the system is due for a tweak
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20 Jul 18, 10:00am
Liz Kendall and Miles Workman look at the Top 10 things keeping ANZ economists up at night, which include expensive houses, underwhelming productivity, the cost of an ageing population, anxious businesses and more
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20 Jul 18, 9:43am
David Chaston joins the call for KiwiSavers to move investments in default funds elsewhere, unless they're nearing retirement
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19 Jul 18, 8:41am
David Hargreaves says the problem of KiwiSaver funds being effectively under-invested needs fixing quickly
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13 Jul 18, 8:46am
Some 10 years after the finance company sector meltdown New Zealanders are still displaying an alarming naivety in the world of investment, David Hargreaves says
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7 Jul 18, 9:30am
Is it fair that if you keep working when you're over 65 your employer doesn't have to contribute to your KiwiSaver account? Martin Hawes thinks not and wants a law change
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2 Jul 18, 2:11pm
Government documents show the option of increasing the minimum employer KiwiSaver contribution was rejected in favour of adding new 6% and 10% employee contribution options
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12 Jun 18, 8:00pm
The CFFC's David Boyle wants KiwiSaver members to have the choice to fill a rainy day savings bucket, before contributing to a fund for their retirement or first home 
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1 Jun 18, 7:38am
Treasury boss Gabriel Makhlouf says the age of superannuation entitlement ‘probably should increase’ to help manage what an economist calls NZ’s ‘looming fiscal time-bomb’
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