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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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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 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
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 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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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
29th Oct 19, 12:55pm
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Martin Hawes thinks technology and demographic trends will keep interest rates low for a long time yet meaning real returns from term deposits will likely get worse and new options will be needed
Martin Hawes thinks technology and demographic trends will keep interest rates low for a long time yet meaning real returns from term deposits will likely get worse and new options will be needed
29th Oct 19, 12:55pm
19th Oct 19, 9:49am
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Martin Hawes points out that the amount you save now will have a huge bearing on what you can spend in retirement, and is probably more important than the returns on those savings
Martin Hawes points out that the amount you save now will have a huge bearing on what you can spend in retirement, and is probably more important than the returns on those savings
19th Oct 19, 9:49am
10th Oct 19, 1:33pm
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Martin Hawes wonders how many KiwiSaver members are really in the right fund type and will be badly exposed when the economic tide inevitably recedes. He counsels against simplistic positioning
Martin Hawes wonders how many KiwiSaver members are really in the right fund type and will be badly exposed when the economic tide inevitably recedes. He counsels against simplistic positioning
10th Oct 19, 1:33pm
3rd Oct 19, 1:31pm
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If you need to find an alternative to very low term deposit interest rate returns, Martin Hawes has some guidance on how you should approach the change
If you need to find an alternative to very low term deposit interest rate returns, Martin Hawes has some guidance on how you should approach the change
3rd Oct 19, 1:31pm
21st Jun 19, 11:49am
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Martin Hawes wants to see two specific things done to help sort out the PIR tax problem that now bedevils so many KiwiSaver members
Martin Hawes wants to see two specific things done to help sort out the PIR tax problem that now bedevils so many KiwiSaver members
21st Jun 19, 11:49am
16th Dec 18, 7:46am
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This is how one KiwiSaver manager views the current state of investment risk and volatility, positioning for the special perspective of New Zealand members. Your view?
This is how one KiwiSaver manager views the current state of investment risk and volatility, positioning for the special perspective of New Zealand members. Your view?
16th Dec 18, 7:46am
15th Dec 18, 10:44am
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Martin Hawes asks: do you find market volatility 'interesting' or 'worrying'? Your tolerance for risk must pass the 'sleep test' and you may need to review the type of KiwiSaver fund you are in
Martin Hawes asks: do you find market volatility 'interesting' or 'worrying'? Your tolerance for risk must pass the 'sleep test' and you may need to review the type of KiwiSaver fund you are in
15th Dec 18, 10:44am
24th Nov 18, 10:02am
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Martin Hawes thinks there are three key reasons property investors should also be in KiwiSaver - and one of them is that the returns can be better
Martin Hawes thinks there are three key reasons property investors should also be in KiwiSaver - and one of them is that the returns can be better
24th Nov 18, 10:02am