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Mary Holm: Ignore critics and have fun getting old

15 Nov 14 - NZ Herald - ‘Old versus young’ arguments about who’s getting the financial gravy just make everybody angry ... so avoid them.

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KiwiSaver - 'Which Fund?' video series

2 Nov 14 - NZ Herald - Presenter Geoff Bryan introduces the KiwiSaver 'Which Fund?' series where fund providers talk about the different types of investment funds they provide and the risk profile attached to each.
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Visiting Harvard Professor Bloom urges NZ to raise retirement age

19 Oct 14 - NBR - New Zealand needs to lift its retirement age and take advantage of an adaptable workforce before it gets too late, according to a visiting Harvard University professor.
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Inside Money: NZ Super change to excite local share managers

9 Nov 14 - NZ Herald - A slew of substantial shareholder (SSH) notices hit the NZX this week as the New Zealand Superannuation Fund (NZS) began to take direct control of the almost $260 million in local equities formerly managed on its behalf by AMP Capital.


Kiwisaver helps second first-home buyers

26 Oct 14 - - Slightly fewer than 3600 "second-chancers" who fell off the property ladder have climbed back on using withdrawals from KiwiSaver.

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MSD signals review of benefit rates, superannuation

16 Nov 14 - NZ Herald - The Ministry of Social Development has signalled a need to "explore options relating to the age of eligibility" for NZ superannuation, and wants a review of benefit rates to tackle child poverty.


How to take interest in your KiwiSaver

9 Nov 14 - - Kiwis are generally early adopters. We'll take up new things if we see they're worth doing.

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KiwiSaver knowledge sorely lacking

16 Nov 14 - - Tragically, it seems many New Zealanders are badly informed about KiwiSaver, so it is worth rehearsing the 10 basic product features of a scheme that even those enrolled in it, fail to grasp.


Opinion: KiwiSaver - why it's so popular

9 Nov 14 - - In seven short years over 2.3 million New Zealanders have signed up and collectively saved around $20 billion.

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