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Shorty Street boosts financial literacy

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Few KiwiSaver investors seek professional financial advice but television soap opera Shortland Street could give an unlikely boost to financial literacy, a researcher says.

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KiwiSaver: Broader options decrease provider risk

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Cautious investors wanting to reduce impact of failures should consider the spread of their investments.

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Kiwis in love with KiwiSaver but relationship lacks understanding

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New research from Mercer has highlighted that the majority of New Zealanders do not fully understand KiwiSaver, particularly in relation to member tax credits and tax rates. The findings indicate many New Zealanders are missing out on benefits they may be entitled to, but despite this almost three quarters view KiwiSaver as a positive way to save for retirement.

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"I just want to show all the people that you don't have to sit & die just because you get old. Keep doing things."

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Decorated war veteran, Jim (Pee Wee) Martin, of Xenia, Ohio, touched down Thursday on the same French field he and other members of the 101st Airborne Division heroically landed on in 1944

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The mortgage or KiwiSaver?

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The Reserve Bank is expected to increase the official cash rate again tomorrow putting more pressure on mortgage holders budgets. But should you cut your KiwiSaver contributions and divert the money into paying for higher loan costs?

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Mary Holm: Taking on troubling KiwiSaver myths

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Contrary to rumours, Govt has no plans to muddy retirement scheme, and hardship withdrawals are possible

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Labour reveals its KiwiSaver plans

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Labour Leader David Cunliffe restated his party's commitment to "universal" or compulsory KiwiSaver.

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Timely Reminder

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Would you say no to the Government giving you $20,000 over your working lifetime towards your retirement savings? I didn't think so.

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Thanks for having my back, KiwiSaver

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Dear KiwiSaver, Happy 7th birthday for July 1, and thank you for being in my life.

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Why New Zealand's Retirement System Works So Well

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America, you’ve undoubtedly heard, is facing a retirement crisis. Millions of boomers fear, often justifiably, that they’ll outlive their savings. But what you may not have heard is that some U.S. retirement experts think New Zealand may have the answers that would avert a crisis here.

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