Get Sorted: KiwiSaver deadline is end of June

15 Jun 17 - New Zealand Herald: Deadlines can bring out our best work. Why is that? There's something about being under the pump that makes us rise to the occasion and simply get it done. We just find a way somehow. This time of year - before June runs out - is the deadline to get the annual $521 from the government into our KiwiSaver accounts. It would be great if we could all look at our situations - and consider those around us who may be missing out on the practically free money. If they're over 18, we might even help them top up their accounts so they get the most they can.

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Government response to review of retirement income policies

15 Jun 17 - New Zealand Government: The Government has today released its response to the Retirement Commissioner’s review on retirement income policies, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean says.

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Book Now! Early bird registration for Navigating Change conference closes 30 June 2017

9 Jun 17 - Early bird registrations close on 30 June 2017 for the inaugural Financial Services Council and Workplace Savings NZ national conference. Navigating Change  7– 8 September 2017 Hilton Hotel, Auckland

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FMA announces methodology for KiwiSaver fee disclosure

9 Jun 17 - Financial Markets Authority: The Government has recently introduced regulations requiring KiwiSaver providers to disclose fees in dollars in members’ annual statements. The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has been consulting on a methodology that will assist KiwiSaver providers to understand the requirements of those regulations.

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What Budget 2017 spending promises look like when adjusted for inflation and population growth; Defence, education, health, welfare and law & order to fall; Super costs to rise through 2021

26 May 17 - For all that talk of winners in this year's Budget, a deep dive into the numbers coupled with fundamental economic analysis paints a different picture. Those wanting to dig a bit further into the Budget numbers, here are some tools to see how 2017’s numbers compared to previous years, and what levels of spending we’re set to see over the next four.

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Budget 2017: More incentives for middle-class taxpayers needed

Get Sorted: Why KiwiSaver balances go up... and down

KiwiSaver hits $40b, but balances stay low

FMA: KiwiSaver trial to target decision-making a decade out from retirement

One in three Kiwis have no money plan for retirement

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