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Staying true to the long-term on 'The long and winding road'

07 May 2020  by   Ed Tomlinson

The Beatles song 'Long and winding road' is about overcoming adversity and staying on course to reach your goal. While the song is vintage, the idea it pushes is very relevant for members worried about KiwiSaver returns today – there will be short-term set-backs during your financial journey, but despite these hurdles it is important to remain focussed on your long-term investment goals.

Concerned about share market volatility and your KiwiSaver? Why you should be calm

02 Apr 2020  by   Ed Tomlinson

There were encouraging signs of improvements in the share markets during the last week of March. Although it is still too early to say whether the markets have reached a low point, it’s possible that the biggest market falls resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak are behind us. Learn more in our market update.

COVID-19 and its effect on the investment markets

18 Mar 2020  by   Ed Tomlinson

The transformation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) into a global pandemic has sent a shockwave through global financial markets. Our article explains why COVID-19 has affected the investment markets, and what has happened following previous times of share market volatility.

2019 – an impressive year for KiwiSaver returns

02 Mar 2020  by   Ed Tomlinson

2019 was an impressive year for KiwiSaver returns – why did the markets do so well, and can the current very long economic expansion continue?

KiwiSaver changes coming in 2020

02 Mar 2020  by   Amanda Beeslaar

Some changes are coming to KiwiSaver in 2020, including amending the lock-in for members who joined after age 60 and changes to accessing KiwiSaver due to a life-shortening congenital condition.

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.

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.

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?