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Westpac cutting KiwiSaver fees
20th Jul 21, 10:10am
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Westpac cutting KiwiSaver fees
Research commissioned by the Financial Markets Authority shows large numbers of people who switched to low risk funds at the peak of market volatility have not returned to high growth funds
17th Jun 21, 5:01am
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Research commissioned by the Financial Markets Authority shows large numbers of people who switched to low risk funds at the peak of market volatility have not returned to high growth funds
A closer look at how much of a task it's going to be shifting billions of dollars invested by default KiwiSaver members to new providers and higher risk/return funds
15th May 21, 5:00am
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A closer look at how much of a task it's going to be shifting billions of dollars invested by default KiwiSaver members to new providers and higher risk/return funds
Simplicity and Smartshares to become default KiwiSaver providers, while ANZ, AMP, ASB, Fisher Funds and Mercer won't have their contracts renewed
14th May 21, 9:52am
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Simplicity and Smartshares to become default KiwiSaver providers, while ANZ, AMP, ASB, Fisher Funds and Mercer won't have their contracts renewed
New InvestNow offering gives KiwiSaver members the option of spreading their investments between different fund managers
13th Oct 20, 9:00am
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New InvestNow offering gives KiwiSaver members the option of spreading their investments between different fund managers
Economic crisis and low interest rates prompt mixed reactions from investors - first-home buyers pile in, KiwiSaver investors go conservative
1st Oct 20, 7:06pm
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Economic crisis and low interest rates prompt mixed reactions from investors - first-home buyers pile in, KiwiSaver investors go conservative
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes says big reforms for KiwiSaver will have to be left for future discussion but for now we should celebrate the excellent scheme we have
14th Jul 20, 9:08am
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Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes says big reforms for KiwiSaver will have to be left for future discussion but for now we should celebrate the excellent scheme we have
When you see the new KiwiSaver look-ahead projections, it is very important to understand the assumptions being used and the multiple uncertainties over long periods of time, says Martin Hawes
20th Jun 20, 9:16am
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When you see the new KiwiSaver look-ahead projections, it is very important to understand the assumptions being used and the multiple uncertainties over long periods of time, says Martin Hawes
Kiwis need to get into the habit of contributing uninterrupted for long periods of time says Summer's Martin Hawes, and KiwiSaver is the right way to do that
23rd May 20, 10:01am
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Kiwis need to get into the habit of contributing uninterrupted for long periods of time says Summer's Martin Hawes, and KiwiSaver is the right way to do that
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes welcomes the fact that younger people are getting involved in share investment as he says the sharemarket is very different now to how it was back in the days of the 1987 crash
7th May 20, 9:19am
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Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes welcomes the fact that younger people are getting involved in share investment as he says the sharemarket is very different now to how it was back in the days of the 1987 crash
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes says the future has never been easy to read and its much tougher now, but the changes can be played to advantage. Don't discard goals and plans, adapt. A post-covid world will still have plenty going for it
21st Apr 20, 12:16pm
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Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes says the future has never been easy to read and its much tougher now, but the changes can be played to advantage. Don't discard goals and plans, adapt. A post-covid world will still have plenty going for it
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes fears too many KiwiSaver investors are paying an expensive price for getting their fundamental investing approach wrong, overlooking longstanding principles
6th Apr 20, 5:16pm
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Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes fears too many KiwiSaver investors are paying an expensive price for getting their fundamental investing approach wrong, overlooking longstanding principles
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes says this is a time to hold your nerve and your course. It may nerve-wracking, but to enjoy the recovery when it comes, the only certain way to own shares for the upturn is by having them now
26th Mar 20, 11:21am
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Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes says this is a time to hold your nerve and your course. It may nerve-wracking, but to enjoy the recovery when it comes, the only certain way to own shares for the upturn is by having them now
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes says good value companies that are found and bought in this volatility will look very good in a year or two, despite some rough moments in the meantime
16th Mar 20, 3:54pm
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Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes says good value companies that are found and bought in this volatility will look very good in a year or two, despite some rough moments in the meantime
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes says balanced funds are likely to be more suitable for default KiwiSaver schemes than conservative funds
3rd Mar 20, 3:10pm
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Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes says balanced funds are likely to be more suitable for default KiwiSaver schemes than conservative funds
'Game-changing' KiwiSaver rule changes to see default KiwiSaver funds switched from conservative to balanced, and default providers banned from investing in fossil fuel production
1st Mar 20, 5:02am
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'Game-changing' KiwiSaver rule changes to see default KiwiSaver funds switched from conservative to balanced, and default providers banned from investing in fossil fuel production
Over the past ten years, KiwiSaver schemes have delivered less than half the returns the NZ Super Fund has, and in 2019 it was only marginally better
22nd Feb 20, 9:52am
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Over the past ten years, KiwiSaver schemes have delivered less than half the returns the NZ Super Fund has, and in 2019 it was only marginally better
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes says by having three times as much money invested offshore as in New Zealand, KiwiSaver fund managers are doing the right thing for their members
20th Feb 20, 1:32pm
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Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes says by having three times as much money invested offshore as in New Zealand, KiwiSaver fund managers are doing the right thing for their members
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes has a bright, inexpensive idea on how to use KiwiSaver when you are writing a will, one that can avoid all the costs and complexities of a trust
29th Jan 20, 2:41pm
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Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes has a bright, inexpensive idea on how to use KiwiSaver when you are writing a will, one that can avoid all the costs and complexities of a trust
Commission for Financial Capability stops lobbying the government to raise the age of entitlement for NZ Super, saying keeping the age at 65 won't be as costly as previously thought
29th Jan 20, 6:20am
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Commission for Financial Capability stops lobbying the government to raise the age of entitlement for NZ Super, saying keeping the age at 65 won't be as costly as previously thought
Potential KiwiSaver game-changer on the horizon as InvestNow plans to enable KiwiSaver members to invest in funds offered by a range of managers via its online portal
25th Jan 20, 9:50am
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Potential KiwiSaver game-changer on the horizon as InvestNow plans to enable KiwiSaver members to invest in funds offered by a range of managers via its online portal
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes has a helpful guide to figure out how much you will need for a good retirement. Some idea of a retirement savings goal is a lot better than no idea at all
23rd Dec 19, 6:02am
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Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes has a helpful guide to figure out how much you will need for a good retirement. Some idea of a retirement savings goal is a lot better than no idea at all
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes cautions millennial readers to be sceptical of American headlines when it comes to saving for retirement. Kiwis may need to save more but our goals can be met with more realistic standards
7th Dec 19, 10:16am
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Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes cautions millennial readers to be sceptical of American headlines when it comes to saving for retirement. Kiwis may need to save more but our goals can be met with more realistic standards
Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes makes the case for allowing members to join more than one scheme, in part to encourage switching to better performing funds and in part to loosen the grip on KiwiSaver by banks
22nd Nov 19, 11:25am
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Summer KiwiSaver's Martin Hawes makes the case for allowing members to join more than one scheme, in part to encourage switching to better performing funds and in part to loosen the grip on KiwiSaver by banks
KiwiSaver is avoided by the self-employed even though they need it just as much as everyone else. They face extra stresses and hurdles, so Martin Hawes welcomes the proposal to change incentives for this group to join
6th Nov 19, 1:01pm
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KiwiSaver is avoided by the self-employed even though they need it just as much as everyone else. They face extra stresses and hurdles, so Martin Hawes welcomes the proposal to change incentives for this group to join