Each week the NZ Herald and Newstalk ZB's Cooking the Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it's how to look after your KiwiSaver now that everyone's talking about possible recession. Hosted by Frances Cook.

Those who like to keep a close eye on their KiwiSaver have probably been having heart palpitations lately, with balances going here, there and everywhere.

What's behind it is the sharemarket, as almost all KiwiSaver funds have some amount in shares.

This is great for growing your retirement nest egg in the long term, but it does mean it can go sharply up or

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