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Retirement

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5th Oct 16, 11:46am
The number of KiwiSavers withdrawing money from the retirement savings scheme to help buy a house more than doubles
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The number of KiwiSavers withdrawing money from the retirement savings scheme to help buy a house more than doubles
5th Oct 16, 11:46am
3rd Oct 16, 12:35pm
Craig Simpson discovers middle New Zealand can't buy a house using their KiwiSaver account and expect to have a comfortable retirement. And a much higher contribution rate may also be needed
Craig Simpson discovers middle New Zealand can't buy a house using their KiwiSaver account and expect to have a comfortable retirement. And a much higher contribution rate may also be needed
3rd Oct 16, 12:35pm
25th Sep 16, 5:02am
Kiwis born since 1985 have largely missed out on the explosive gains in wealth and higher incomes seen since then. Now they are being set up to pay for baby-boomers' retirement without a big enough NZ Super Fund to help them, Bernard Hickey writes
Kiwis born since 1985 have largely missed out on the explosive gains in wealth and higher incomes seen since then. Now they are being set up to pay for baby-boomers' retirement without a big enough NZ Super Fund to help them, Bernard Hickey writes
25th Sep 16, 5:02am
17th Sep 16, 6:02am
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John Mauldin delves further into the problems he says were caused by the economic academic establishment & offers some solutions
John Mauldin delves further into the problems he says were caused by the economic academic establishment & offers some solutions
17th Sep 16, 6:02am
16th Sep 16, 10:59am
by Guest
John Mauldin argues the economy is rigged and the bad guys are Nobel laureates, tenured professors and members of the economic academic establishment
John Mauldin argues the economy is rigged and the bad guys are Nobel laureates, tenured professors and members of the economic academic establishment
16th Sep 16, 10:59am
18th Aug 16, 4:23pm
Winston Peters argues Retirement Commissioner is 'demonstrably wrong' for saying we can't afford to keep paying for Super in its current form as our population ages
Winston Peters argues Retirement Commissioner is 'demonstrably wrong' for saying we can't afford to keep paying for Super in its current form as our population ages
18th Aug 16, 4:23pm
17th Aug 16, 1:40pm
Diane Maxwell on making NZ Super sustainable by increasing the age of eligibility, means testing, hiking minimum KiwiSaver contributions & making it harder for migrants to qualify
Diane Maxwell on making NZ Super sustainable by increasing the age of eligibility, means testing, hiking minimum KiwiSaver contributions & making it harder for migrants to qualify
17th Aug 16, 1:40pm
6th Aug 16, 9:24am
Gareth Morgan offers a way to afford NZ Super, a benefit that the Retirement Commissioner says won't be affordable in its current form in the future
Gareth Morgan offers a way to afford NZ Super, a benefit that the Retirement Commissioner says won't be affordable in its current form in the future
6th Aug 16, 9:24am
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6th Jul 16, 12:36pm
FMA backs public call for KiwiSaver providers to be more upfront in disclosing the dollar value you're charged in fees and what you're tracking to get when you retire
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FMA backs public call for KiwiSaver providers to be more upfront in disclosing the dollar value you're charged in fees and what you're tracking to get when you retire
6th Jul 16, 12:36pm
23rd Jun 16, 5:00am
Craig Simpson looks ahead to what's in store for KiwiSaver investors at the end of the June quarter
Craig Simpson looks ahead to what's in store for KiwiSaver investors at the end of the June quarter
23rd Jun 16, 5:00am
22nd Jun 16, 4:34pm
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at killing ageism to help keep the silver tsunami employed as the population ages and New Zealand suffers a skills shortage
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at killing ageism to help keep the silver tsunami employed as the population ages and New Zealand suffers a skills shortage
22nd Jun 16, 4:34pm
15th Jun 16, 12:31pm
Craig Simpson examines the asset mix of KiwiSaver default funds and finds surprisingly wide differences in how they meet their mandate in this $7.2 bln sector
Craig Simpson examines the asset mix of KiwiSaver default funds and finds surprisingly wide differences in how they meet their mandate in this $7.2 bln sector
15th Jun 16, 12:31pm
9th Jun 16, 4:11pm
While the higher currency might not be what the RBNZ wants, some KiwiSaver funds will be getting a boost from their hedging policies, growing members balances
While the higher currency might not be what the RBNZ wants, some KiwiSaver funds will be getting a boost from their hedging policies, growing members balances
9th Jun 16, 4:11pm
7th Jun 16, 4:02pm
Treasury says KiwiSaver members need to become more financially literate to shop with their feet and pressure providers to drop their fees
Treasury says KiwiSaver members need to become more financially literate to shop with their feet and pressure providers to drop their fees
7th Jun 16, 4:02pm
5th Jun 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey argues Auckland's leaders need to aim more for growth per capita rather than just growth for the sake of it. The current low-to-no productivity growth model isn't working for most in the city and that's bad for New Zealand
Bernard Hickey argues Auckland's leaders need to aim more for growth per capita rather than just growth for the sake of it. The current low-to-no productivity growth model isn't working for most in the city and that's bad for New Zealand
5th Jun 16, 5:02am
31st May 16, 8:31am
Retirement Commissioner red flags lack of financial products aimed at helping retirees convert savings into income
Retirement Commissioner red flags lack of financial products aimed at helping retirees convert savings into income
31st May 16, 8:31am
26th May 16, 9:56am
AMP's Blair Vernon warns the dwindling numbers of financial advisers is a problem NZ will sit with for decades
AMP's Blair Vernon warns the dwindling numbers of financial advisers is a problem NZ will sit with for decades
26th May 16, 9:56am
22nd May 16, 5:02am
New Zealand's risk-averse savers would dearly love to invest in infrastructure bonds to fund Auckland's growth. The Auckland Council and the Government should help make that happen
New Zealand's risk-averse savers would dearly love to invest in infrastructure bonds to fund Auckland's growth. The Auckland Council and the Government should help make that happen
22nd May 16, 5:02am
17th May 16, 11:27am
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Susan St John says altering NZ Super to a basic income could save 10% of the net cost from the upper end of the distribution while leaving the majority of superannuitants little affected
Susan St John says altering NZ Super to a basic income could save 10% of the net cost from the upper end of the distribution while leaving the majority of superannuitants little affected
17th May 16, 11:27am
12th May 16, 10:07am
Banks want government to run public education campaign on incoming tax requirements noting they are 'legal requirements imposed by the government, not banks'
Banks want government to run public education campaign on incoming tax requirements noting they are 'legal requirements imposed by the government, not banks'
12th May 16, 10:07am
3rd Apr 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey says New Zealand may be increasing the size of its economy by adding people and resources, but is not improving the productivity that will make everyone truly richer in the long run
Bernard Hickey says New Zealand may be increasing the size of its economy by adding people and resources, but is not improving the productivity that will make everyone truly richer in the long run
3rd Apr 16, 5:02am
27th Mar 16, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey thinks New Zealand should have a considered debate over a Guaranteed Minimum Income rather than just throw slogans around
Bernard Hickey thinks New Zealand should have a considered debate over a Guaranteed Minimum Income rather than just throw slogans around
27th Mar 16, 5:02am
19th Mar 16, 6:02am
Co-operative Bank CEO Bruce McLachlan argues banks penalising floating mortgage customers for margin pressure elsewhere is not rational
Co-operative Bank CEO Bruce McLachlan argues banks penalising floating mortgage customers for margin pressure elsewhere is not rational
19th Mar 16, 6:02am
17th Mar 16, 12:57pm
How should millennials be planning for their retirement when they can't see beyond their hefty student loans and high-sky property prices? Diane Maxwell gives her two cents
How should millennials be planning for their retirement when they can't see beyond their hefty student loans and high-sky property prices? Diane Maxwell gives her two cents
17th Mar 16, 12:57pm
2nd Mar 16, 4:02pm
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John Mauldin looks at how central banks' zero interest rate & negative interest rate policies are gumming up the global retirement machinery
John Mauldin looks at how central banks' zero interest rate & negative interest rate policies are gumming up the global retirement machinery
2nd Mar 16, 4:02pm

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