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Inside Money: Talking money with The Cat in the Hat
Inside Money: Talking money with The Cat in the Hat

David Chaplin's take on demystifying the vocabulary of finance.

KiwiSaver: Scheme can't be used in tax return

KiwiSaver investment income is effectively quarantined from other gains or losses and the tax paid is final.

Try our inequality calculator

Use our interactive to find out how much you earn compared to everyone else – and how much better (or worse) off you are…

Tamsyn Parker: Are you too old to get a mortgage?

If you're in your mid-30s and you've just bought your first home you're not alone, but will you be around long enough to…

KiwiSaver

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…

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

First Labour, now National have unveiled plans to…

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Mary Holm: Watch out for foreign exchange risk
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…

Diana Clement: Regular investment pays off handsomely
Diana Clement: Regular investment pays off handsomely

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

One of the big myths about KiwiSaver is that the money is held by the government, writes Helen Twose.

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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…

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

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

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…

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…

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