COMMENT:

Investing is often couched as something rich people do – poor folk save.

More than a decade of the state-sponsored KiwiSaver scheme has seen a lot of those investments swell to tens of thousands of dollars – big enough for people to lean on their providers over what they're actually invested in.

But that hasn't triggered a spill-over of investment into other assets. Kiwis still seem to stick their cash in the bank, with a recent Kiwi Wealth survey showing a savings account was the second-most used investment vehicle at 62 per cent of respondents, just behind KiwiSaver at

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