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KiwiSaver – what would you do?

Two and a half million of us have joined KiwiSaver since it began, but not everyone is benefiting or getting the most out of it. The Commission for Financial Capability has been asking why and what can be done about it, as part of a review of retirement income policies.

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Give me one good reason (or preferably several)

26-04-2016 Blog

We need really good reasons to put more of our money away each week.

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The Candy Crush compromise

26-04-2016 Blog

Did you know there’s a direct link between the level you have reached on ‘Candy Crush’, the world’s most popular game app, and the amount of money you’ll have in retirement?

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Op-Ed: Money for jam

21-04-2016 RRIP

Missing out on the KiwiSaver member tax credit could cost you nearly $36,000.

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Op-Ed: KiwiSaver a no-brainer

19-04-2016 RRIP

Even after taking fees into account, there is no other way to save where the subsidised returns are so high and where the risk is so relatively contained.

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Op-Ed: KiwiSaver - Not just a gravy train

18-04-2016 RRIP

Economists question the value of the scheme for New Zealand as a whole. Are they right?

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Tourist tips for OECD delegates

13-04-2016 International

The team at the Commission have turned into temporary tourist guides to tempt visitors from around the globe to this year’s NZ-OECD Global Symposium.

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Bach, boat & BMW dream gone wrong

For many, it's the Great Kiwi Dream. Trouble is, many New Zealanders are heading for retirement able to afford only a pup tent, dinghy and BDW (broken down wheels).

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