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Sam Goldwater

Sam Goldwater

Backbone Business Profile: Generating Options for Kiwis

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ln 2012, old friends and experienced financial professionals Henry Tongue and Sam Goldwater saw an opportunity to make a difference to New Zealanders’ retirement savings through creating a specialist KiwiSaver scheme – and what a difference they’ve made.

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Nicola Hines

Nicola Hines

Children often have more appropriate KiwiSaver funds than adults

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Many children are invested in more appropriate KiwiSaver funds than grown-ups, according to Henry Tongue, chief executive of fast-growing KiwiSaver scheme provider Generate.

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Ryan Edwards

Ryan Edwards

Generate KiwiSaver Scheme: No. 1 performance by all three of its funds

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The Generate KiwiSaver Scheme is one to watch, with all three of its funds the top performers in their respective categories on a one year return basis, according to the September quarter survey from independent investment research agency Morningstar.

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Henry Tongue

Henry Tongue

Going without is a test for retirement

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A new study shows that superannuation payments alone (even if they do exist in the future) will not be enough to live on in retirement for many New Zealanders. You may need extra, via KiwiSaver, or something else, or you will go without.

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Sam Gapes

Sam Gapes

Kiwis miss out on KiwiSaver millions

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More than a million people did not receive any or all of the government's KiwiSaver subsidy in the last financial year leaving $300 million-plus on the table.

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Sam Goldwater

Sam Goldwater

Generate KiwiSaver Scheme surpasses $100m in FuM

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Award winning New Zealand owned and operated KiwiSaver specialist, the Generate KiwiSaver Scheme, has surpassed $100 million of funds under management.

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Henry Tongue

Henry Tongue

KiwiSaver start-ups face pressure

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A financial adviser who used to manage a small KiwiSaver scheme says the pressure will be on Pie Funds if it launches into the market.

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Ryan Edwards

Ryan Edwards

Generate KiwiSaver Prospectus

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On the 8th of September we rolled over our prospectus. It is available for viewing in the Forms & Downloads section.

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Sam Goldwater

Sam Goldwater

KiwiSaver members need to take long-term approach to market volatility

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David Boyle is worried some investors might get scared by sharemarket losses and bail out of their growth KiwiSaver funds into conservative options instead, costing them dearly in the process.

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Jeremy Thomas

Jeremy Thomas

A fearful sell-off indeed; why and what to do?

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A market update from Kerr Neilson CEO. Few would dispute that the global economic system is compromised. The hangover from the great credit boom has still not been eradicated. Now, the one country, which at the margin provided the world with substantial growing demand, China, is facing its own conflicts.

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