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Claire Matthews: Why must politicians tinker with KiwiSaver?
Claire Matthews: Why must politicians tinker with KiwiSaver?

What KiwiSaver really needs is to be left alone by the politicians and allowed to get on with its purpose of helping kiwis…

Mary Holm: Watch out for foreign exchange risk

You have often advised the value of passive index tracking - low fees, diversified, low risk, easy care, etc. I invested…

Regular investment pays off

Putting small amounts of cash regularly into investments pays off. Ask anyone who was signed up to KiwiSaver five or more…

Inside Money: DIY super for Kiwis not on schedule

For superannuation aficionados, Schedule 3 of the Financial Markets Conduct Act (FMC) makes for titillating copy. "The…

KiwiSaver

Inside Money: National messes KiwiSaver house rules Inside Money: National messes KiwiSaver house rules

First Labour, now National have unveiled plans to…

KiwiSaver: So where's my account? KiwiSaver: So where's my account?

One of the big myths about KiwiSaver is that the money…

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Barry Ritholtz: Time, not timing, key to investing success
Barry Ritholtz: Time, not timing, key to investing success

People who sit out for long stretches while waiting for the perfect entry point into the markets are giving up their single…

Reverse mortgage popularity falls
Reverse mortgage popularity falls

A rise in the number of New Zealand babyboomers retiring is not being matched by a similar growth in the reverse mortgage…

Tamsyn Parker: How to "Labour-proof" your portfolio
Tamsyn Parker: How to "Labour-proof" your portfolio

What should you do to protect your investments should there be a change in government and a switch to Labour?

Mary Holm: Mistake to judge over the short term
Mary Holm: Mistake to judge over the short term

I joined KiwiSaver the day it started. I am in the Kiwi Wealth balanced fund. I am a 67-year-old retired widow with no other…

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All credit for paying off debt
All credit for paying off debt

Having bad credit can stand in the way of everything from borrowing from the bank to signing up with…

Dianna Clement: A beginner's guide to investing in shares

How to buy shares is a mystery to many people. One such reader emailed asking for a back-to-basics article on the subject…

Tamsyn Parker: Peer to peer lending - a worthy alternative?

The first peer to peer lender has been given a license by the Financial Markets Authority.

Bruce: Property investment is not easy

Homeowners are often portrayed as millionaires-in-waiting, but investing in property is not easy, writes Andrew Bruce.

Inside Money: Slater, Collins, Hager and Dotcom cleared in redaction cover-up
Inside Money: Slater, Collins, Hager and Dotcom cleared in redaction cover-up

David Chaplin's tongue-in-cheek blog post about the current political scandal.

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