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Get 50% return on your Kiwisaver, top up by 30 June

16 Jun 15 - FSC - Media Release - KiwiSaver members have just two weeks left to top up their accounts to qualify for the Government’s Member Tax Credits, says Financial Services Council CEO Peter Neilson. 

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Don't give up on KiwiSaver

28 Jun 15 - - New KiwiSaver enrolments have plummeted since the Government's surprise Budget decision to immediately axe the $1000 "kick-start" benefit for new members.
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The government may have to provide voluntary annuities to KiwiSavers

28 Jun 15 - - The Government may have to go into the business of providing "voluntary" annuities, a new report has suggests.
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New Zealand Superannuation Fund hailed as world’s best

28 Jun 15 - International Business Times - The New Zealand Superannuation Fund has been hailed as world’s top performing wealth fund by JPMorgan. Having generated returns of more than 17 percent a year, the nearly NZ$30 billion New Zealand Superannuation Fund is ahead of all its global counterparts, which have published figures, according to the analysis published in the Financial Times.


New Zealand Superannuation: The facts and the fiction

21 Jun 15 - The Dominion Post - OPINION: If you are a New Zealander who meets the residency test you are entitled to New Zealand Superannuation (the old-age pension) when you reach the age of 65.

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KiwiSaver enrolments drop by half after National axes sign-up payment

28 Jun 15 - - New Zealand's largest bank says confidence in KiwiSaver has been dented by sudden changes introduced in the Budget, with a plunge in the number of enrolments.


Your Money: Are you underinsured?

28 Jun 15 - - The sky is falling. The end of the world is nigh. Doomsaying is smart business practice for some companies, like insurers, the biggest Chicken Littles of the lot.


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KiwiSaver turn-off high in kickstart-less world

28 Jun 15 - NZ Herald - Sign-ups have dropped by more than half following the $1,000 kickstart deletion last month, the nation's biggest KiwiSaver provider, ANZ, reported this week.


We need a superannuation revolution

21 Jun 15 - Macro Business - AUS -  OPINION: Even those who do not like him will acknowledge that Australia owes a huge debt of gratitude to Paul Keating.

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