News & insights

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.