KiwiSaver news and analysis

16 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
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15 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
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13 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
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5 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
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2 Feb 18, 5:02am
2017 was great for KiwiSaver members who chose balanced-growth funds, but only if your fund was managed well. Nine of 14 funds shone, for others the results were dim
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29 Jan 18, 2:49pm
Our comprehensive review of Aggressive KiwiSaver fund returns to December 31, 2017, identifies who has the best long-term results. But it shows managers for a quarter of these funds aren't up to scratch
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26 Jan 18, 9:01am
On the back of buoyant and positive markets, our comprehensive review of default KiwiSaver fund performance to December 2017 identifies who is doing best
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22 Dec 17, 10:09am
Lack of enthusiasm from major parties for New Zealand First's government-run KiwiSaver provider pitch with Labour non-committal
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15 Dec 17, 10:02am
Benje Patterson looks at 10 ways to kickstart your financial health
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21 Nov 17, 7:36am
FMA puts KiwiSaver funds side-by-side to illustrate whether investors are getting bang for their buck; KiwiSaver providers unapologetic for charging the fees they do, saying investment is needed to provide quality advice
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17 Nov 17, 7:36am
JBWere strategist who raised concerns about the share market's future in 2010, now says a slump in new listings, risks associated with an over-valued market & tax distortions aren't enough to prevent the NZX from growing
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8 Nov 17, 9:26am
Mercer's David Scobie assesses how KiwiSaver has worked out for members over the past decade on an after-tax, after-fees basis across the various risk categories
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7 Nov 17, 2:05pm
CEO David McLean acknowledges Westpac NZ was 'caught on the back foot' in year of two distinct halves, sees KiwiSaver fees 'evolving'
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4 Nov 17, 7:30am
The newly-minted Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister commits to championing open banking, capping payday lenders' interest rates, and writing a code of conduct for the supermarket industry
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3 Nov 17, 10:02am
Money blogger Ryan Johnson on the 'getting rich from property' trap, sustainable frugality, automating your financial plan, the paying off debt vs investing debate, growing wealth to buy back time and more
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28 Oct 17, 9:28am
As the current business cycle nears its peak, KiwiSaver fund performance is getting tested and track records go under the spotlight. Fund manager strategies extend the difference between 'best' and also-ran
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21 Oct 17, 7:54am
Our comprehensive review of KiwiSaver growth funds to September 2017, identifying who has the best long-term returns
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18 Oct 17, 10:00am
Our comprehensive review of moderate KiwiSaver fund regular savings returns as at September 30, 2017, identifying who has the best long-term returns
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17 Oct 17, 7:41am
Our comprehensive review of default KiwiSaver fund performance to September 2017, identifying who has the best long-term returns
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5 Oct 17, 9:15am
FMA report on KiwiSaver exposes complacent default providers, banks slow to cut fees, and niche KiwiSaver providers' possible avoidance of low income earners
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