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Navigating Change conference an outstanding success!

12 Sep 17 - The joint Financial Services Council and Workplace Savings NZ, Navigating Change conference was a sell-out success. 


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Congratulations to the Financial Services Council Award Winners

12 Sep 17 -

Financial Services Council Award Winners

Rising Star Award – Mark Daniels, Fidelity Life 

For an individual who has shown tangible growth and development over the previous 12-months, making a real difference to the industry while early in their career.

Innovation Award – Rachael MacDonald, AMP Financial Services NZ 

For an individual who has proactively taken the initiative to lift professionalism in the industry by addressing a big industry issue or industry challenge.

Shaping the Future Award – Russell Hutchinson, Chatswood Consulting 

For an individual who has consistently demonstrated industry leadership, proactively advocating for market change and a future focus.

Diversity Award – Ana-Marie Lockyer, ANZ 

For an individual who walks the talk when it comes to diversity. A person who is passionate about making a difference on any aspect of diversity both within and beyond the workplace.

Congratulations to all the award finalists and winners.

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Labour, National agree on KiwiSaver freedom

12 Sep 17 - Investment News New Zealand : Labour, National agree on KiwiSaver freedom:

KiwiSaver compulsion – soft or otherwise – appears to be off the mainstream agenda in the latest political cycle with both major parties downplaying the prospect of any substantial changes to the savings regime.

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  • AIA
  • AMP Financial Services
  • ANZ Bank
  • Asteron Life Ltd
  • BNZ Investments and Insurance
  • CIGNA Life Insurance NZ Ltd
  • Fidelity Life Assurance Co Ltd
  • FNZ
  • Hannover Life Re of Australasia Ltd
  • Partners Life
  • Pinnacle Life
  • RGA Reinsurance Co. of Australia Ltd
  • SCOR Global Life Australia PTY Ltd
  • Sovereign Ltd
  • Swiss Re Life & Health Australia Ltd
  • Westpac Bank
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Mary Holm: Double your money - and then some

10 Jul 17 - NZ Herald: This week we follow up on last week's column about a survey on how readers have done in KiwiSaver.
Many of the respondents made comments about the scheme, so we'll look into some of those this week.


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Many KiwiSaver members don't understand how credits work

12 Sep 17 - Stuff : Each year the Government offers free money. But some people still don't know what it is or how to claim it.

A member tax credit (MTC) of $521 is available to all KiwiSaver members, aged 18 to 65,  who contribute at least $1042 into their accounts each financial year. They do not have to do anything else to claim it – KiwiSaver providers handle the process of getting the money into their accounts.

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Growing the KiwiSaver Pie

12 Sep 17 - Financial Services Council : Growing the KiwiSaver Pie

A sustainable income policy is critical for New Zealand. As the voice of the financial services industry, and recognising that it has now been ten years since KiwiSaver was launched, we commissioned this research to find out what New Zealanders want from government and the industry.

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The Financial Services Council (FSC) represents investment and life insurance companies in New Zealand.

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