News & insights

She'll be right - or will it?

09 Sep 2019  by   Amanda Beeslaar

Do you know how your KiwiSaver money is distributed if you pass away without a will in place?

KiwiSaver: What's new in 2019?

27 Aug 2019  by   Amanda Beeslaar

Did you know there have been a few important changes to KiwiSaver this year?  We’ve summarised them for you, so you can learn if they affect you.

Is your KiwiSaver contribution rate working for you?

30 Apr 2019  by   Milford Asset Management

With the introduction of new contribution rates of 6% and 10%, you now have more choice on how much you contribute to KiwiSaver. You might be surprised how small changes could make a big difference to the amount you have when you retire.

October share markets' bumpy ride

23 Nov 2018  by   Andrew Fletcher

October has been a month of ups and downs on share markets. If you are concerned about the recent volatility in the markets, our article explains why you shouldn’t panic!

Aon KiwiSaver Scheme provides strong performance over a decade

29 Oct 2018  by   Amanda Beeslaar

Aon Russell LifePoints® Conservative, Moderate and Balanced funds are at the top of their respective categories for performance over the last decade as shown in the Morningstar KiwiSaver Survey for the September 2018 quarter.

Proposed changes in 2019 mean more flexibility for KiwiSaver members

15 Aug 2018  by   Amanda Beeslaar

Some exciting changes could be coming to KiwiSaver next year, giving members more flexibility on how they save for their retirement.

Which is more important – fees or performance?

14 May 2018  by   Guy Fisher

A few recent articles have highlighted the fees charged by KiwiSaver providers and urged members to select the lowest cost options, but is this really the best advice? Our analysis of the New Zealand KiwiSaver market shows that funds with lower fees have tended to deliver below-average returns.

KiwiSaver and wills - have you got one?

22 Aug 2017  by   Amanda Beeslaar

As KiwiSaver balances grow, it may become more important for you to think about what happens to your money when you pass away. So how do you ensure your KiwiSaver money goes to who you want it to?

Is the glass really half empty?

13 Apr 2016  by   Guy Fisher

Should investors be prepared for lower investment returns than they've been used to? Our recent economic and investment forecasts seem indicate so. But should we be being more optimistic?

Market turbulence…yet again

There is cause for some concern, in that a global slowdown looks to be under way, but it is a rather more complex story than being just about China.