12 Jun 16 - Interest.co.nz - Treasury warns there are no incentives for KiwiSaver providers to drop their fees. Itsresearchindicates neither fee levels nor fund performances affect New Zealanders’ decision-making when selecting KiwiSaver providers. Rather people are swayed by providers’ reputation, branding, trust and convenience. Read more >
8 May 16 - Stuff.co.nz - Life is not meant to be boring. It is for living to the full, making the most of opportunities and taking a few risks along the way. Of course, risk is not for everybody, but it's hard to avoid it completely. Risk takers are people who: Read more >
29 May 16 - Good Returns - A new code of conduct for authorised financial advisers has been submitted to the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) for approval and is likely to come into force by the end of the year.
12 Jun 16 - Stuff.co.nz - During their working lives, over a quarter of all New Zealanders will suffer a temporary disability resulting in them not being able to work for six months, according to Chatswood Consulting. It's a grim statistic but one we all need to consider. What would life be like for you if you couldn't earn an income?
29 May 16 - Interest.co.nz - Opinion - The Budget showed the Government was still jumping at debt shadows when it needed to be breaking Auckland's housing infrastructure log-jam by borrowing at record-low interest rates