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Great Debate on KiwiSaver and the Future of Retirement Income Policy

2 Sep 14 - On 26th of August, The Financial Services Council (FSC) is invited FSC Members and colleagues, the media and representatives from kindred organisations to attend a breakfast debate on KiwiSaver and the Future of Retirement Income Policy at the Pullman Hotel, Waterloo Quadrant, in Auckland.

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End ‘stealth taxes’ on savings

14 Aug 14 - NBR - Most people do not realise they are being overtaxed on their long- term savings through “stealth taxes” and politicians have little incentive to change that situation. The Fair Tax for Savers campaign aims to lift the covers off this.
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Op-Ed Response Michael Littlewood’s once again wrong assumptions lead to wrong conclusions

21 Aug 14 - Peter Neilson, Convenor, Fair Tax for Savers Campaign | CEO, Financial Services Council (FSC).

Michael Littlewood has suggested that the Fair Tax for Savers Campaign proposals are unfair for everyone except the savings industry (Click here to view - Michael Littlewood: Fair tax for savers? Unfair for everyone else).  This is based on several assumptions:
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KiwiSaver fee-saving idea criticised

13 Sep 14 - ODT - Public option for KiwiSaver to reduce fees would not save KiwiSavers tens of thousands of dollars as claimed by the Green Party, Dunedin-based financial consultant Peter Smith says.

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KiwiSavers slowly embracing risk

7 Sep 14 - Stuff.co.nz - KiwiSavers are slowly dialling up the risk on their KiwiSaver accounts.

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What parties will be putting in your pocket

14 Sep 14 - NZ Herald - Diana Clement - Do you vote on your back pocket? A good chunk of the country does. What matters to them financially, rather than socially or environmentally, results in what gets the tick at the ballot box.

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Should you set and forget your KiwiSaver

7 Sep 14 - Stuff.co.nz - Investing in KiwiSaver is a journey that can last 40 years for many people. Some managers aim to make it simple, with "life stages" programmes.

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Plenty to ponder in Labour's plans

14 Sep 14 - New Zealand - Mary Holm -I have tried in vain to get some information on Labour's proposed KiwiSaver variable savings rate.

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Mary Holm: KiwiSaver here to stay, in some form

8 Sep 14 - NZ Herald - Mary Holm - Party proposals include Super at 60 for some, raising the starting age to 67, and making KiwiSaver compulsory.

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