KiwiSaver news and analysis

3rd Jul 18, 4:50pm
Revenue spokesman Paul Goldsmith says the National Party won't support new tax bill because the government parties reversed National's planned tax cuts
Revenue spokesman Paul Goldsmith says the National Party won't support new tax bill because the government parties reversed National's planned tax cuts
3rd Jul 18, 4:50pm
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2nd 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
[Updated]
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
2nd Jul 18, 2:11pm
28th Jun 18, 11:52am
David Hargreaves says on one hand it's great to see so many first home buyers getting into the market - but the risks are looking very real at the moment
David Hargreaves says on one hand it's great to see so many first home buyers getting into the market - but the risks are looking very real at the moment
28th Jun 18, 11:52am
23rd Jun 18, 9:11am
by Guest
A fresh approach to personal savings is the only way to stop our slide into inequality and low productivity, argues Robert MacCulloch
A fresh approach to personal savings is the only way to stop our slide into inequality and low productivity, argues Robert MacCulloch
23rd Jun 18, 9:11am
15th Jun 18, 9:35am
KiwiSaver providers mixed on whether KiwiSaver should be used to encourage 'rainy day' savings on top of retirement and first home savings
KiwiSaver providers mixed on whether KiwiSaver should be used to encourage 'rainy day' savings on top of retirement and first home savings
15th Jun 18, 9:35am
12th 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 
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 
12th Jun 18, 8:00pm
4th Jun 18, 6:31am
FMA CEO Rob Everett says the financial services sector is at a tipping point and needs to focus on how to make sure customers get a better deal
FMA CEO Rob Everett says the financial services sector is at a tipping point and needs to focus on how to make sure customers get a better deal
4th Jun 18, 6:31am
17th May 18, 3:13pm
Budget 2018 - Summary of all spending plans
Budget 2018 - Summary of all spending plans
17th May 18, 3:13pm
17th May 18, 9:45am
David Chaston checks to see if having your KiwiSaver in a bank-based fund hurts your returns. It does in two risk categories, not so much in the others
David Chaston checks to see if having your KiwiSaver in a bank-based fund hurts your returns. It does in two risk categories, not so much in the others
17th May 18, 9:45am
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16th May 18, 2:47pm
We analyse the MPs exposure to trusts, mortgages, and KiwiSaver. Yes, there are party differences, but some are not as pronounced as you might expect
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We analyse the MPs exposure to trusts, mortgages, and KiwiSaver. Yes, there are party differences, but some are not as pronounced as you might expect
16th May 18, 2:47pm
13th May 18, 12:29pm
New Zealand benchmark yields are now lower than US equivalents, and even Australian ones. It's highly unusual. We reveal what is happening and search for reasons and drivers
New Zealand benchmark yields are now lower than US equivalents, and even Australian ones. It's highly unusual. We reveal what is happening and search for reasons and drivers
13th May 18, 12:29pm
7th May 18, 9:44am
We look at where our KiwiSaver funds are held, finding more than half are in growth-type funds and two thirds are in bank-controlled schemes
We look at where our KiwiSaver funds are held, finding more than half are in growth-type funds and two thirds are in bank-controlled schemes
7th May 18, 9:44am
1st May 18, 9:30am
Conservative or cash KiwiSaver returns beg the question: Why are you in KiwiSaver in the first place? We review the long-term returns and find them hard to justify
Conservative or cash KiwiSaver returns beg the question: Why are you in KiwiSaver in the first place? We review the long-term returns and find them hard to justify
1st May 18, 9:30am
23rd Apr 18, 10:15am
We launch a new tool to help you work out how long your retirement savings plan will cover your life after work
We launch a new tool to help you work out how long your retirement savings plan will cover your life after work
23rd Apr 18, 10:15am
21st Apr 18, 10:22am
Nothing goes up forever, including financial markets or economic growth. Corrections happen. Now is a good time to think how your KiwiSaver will fare in a downturn
Nothing goes up forever, including financial markets or economic growth. Corrections happen. Now is a good time to think how your KiwiSaver will fare in a downturn
21st Apr 18, 10:22am
20th Apr 18, 7:30am
We review the performance of KiwiSaver Growth funds. This sector is settling back from outsized returns but some are still delivering well. A decade of track records back up our analysis
We review the performance of KiwiSaver Growth funds. This sector is settling back from outsized returns but some are still delivering well. A decade of track records back up our analysis
20th Apr 18, 7:30am
19th Apr 18, 9:20am
Bank lobby voices concerns over NZ First's bid to have a government-guaranteed, government-run KiwiSaver provider that prioritises local investment 
Bank lobby voices concerns over NZ First's bid to have a government-guaranteed, government-run KiwiSaver provider that prioritises local investment 
19th Apr 18, 9:20am
17th Apr 18, 5:00am
The tide is going out for investors in KiwiSaver Default funds as the heavy allocation in fixed-income securities risks valuation readjustment down, cancelling any gains in yields
The tide is going out for investors in KiwiSaver Default funds as the heavy allocation in fixed-income securities risks valuation readjustment down, cancelling any gains in yields
17th Apr 18, 5:00am
19th Mar 18, 9:43am
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Jenesa Jeram argues that rather than focusing on the flaws of individuals, governments might do better to explore their own behavioural biases towards retirement savings
Jenesa Jeram argues that rather than focusing on the flaws of individuals, governments might do better to explore their own behavioural biases towards retirement savings
19th Mar 18, 9:43am
25th Feb 18, 11:18am
Choosing a KiwiSaver fund based on fee levels is analysis for suckers. We look at ten years of track record trying to find a relationship between fees and returns, unsuccessfully
Choosing a KiwiSaver fund based on fee levels is analysis for suckers. We look at ten years of track record trying to find a relationship between fees and returns, unsuccessfully
25th Feb 18, 11:18am
22nd Feb 18, 2:47pm
KiwiFund Bill to establish a committee to set up a government-run KiwiSaver scheme passes first reading; National dubs it misguided and unnecessary; Industry speaks out against 'political tinkering' 
KiwiFund Bill to establish a committee to set up a government-run KiwiSaver scheme passes first reading; National dubs it misguided and unnecessary; Industry speaks out against 'political tinkering' 
22nd Feb 18, 2:47pm
16th Feb 18, 10:22am
Kris Faafoi wants to see more default KiwiSaver providers reduce fees, after just two of the nine providers cut theirs after a government review, but industry players are not so keen
Kris Faafoi wants to see more default KiwiSaver providers reduce fees, after just two of the nine providers cut theirs after a government review, but industry players are not so keen
16th Feb 18, 10:22am
15th Feb 18, 5:02am
We look at how much you should be saving for retirement, attempting to give age markers so that you can tell if you are on track. You need a plan, commitment & to get started now
We look at how much you should be saving for retirement, attempting to give age markers so that you can tell if you are on track. You need a plan, commitment & to get started now
15th Feb 18, 5:02am
13th Feb 18, 10:47am
Financial adviser Martin Hawes argues a stock market crash isn't looming, so remains bullish; Says now isn't the time for nervous investors to adjust their risk profiles
Financial adviser Martin Hawes argues a stock market crash isn't looming, so remains bullish; Says now isn't the time for nervous investors to adjust their risk profiles
13th Feb 18, 10:47am
5th Feb 18, 9:43am
We review the overall performance of the KiwiSaver funds industry, one that will reach $50 bln invested in 2018. Results have been good overall but there is a wide divergence between managers
We review the overall performance of the KiwiSaver funds industry, one that will reach $50 bln invested in 2018. Results have been good overall but there is a wide divergence between managers
5th Feb 18, 9:43am

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