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Get Sorted: Why KiwiSaver balances go up... and down

17 May 2017

New Zealand Herald: Quick question: what's the difference between a savings account and a KiwiSaver account?

KiwiSaver hits $40b, but balances stay low

17 May 2017

New Zealand Herald: Strong investment growth has boosted the value of KiwiSaver to over $40 billion but individual balances remain low for many despite the scheme running for nearly 10 years.

NZ Herald: Diana Clement: More to income protection than just ACC

11 May 2017

Worth seeking advice from financial adviser who specialises in insurance.

Bond investors can’t rest on their benchmarks

1 May 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: Active management has a proven edge in the bond market, according to a new study by global fixed income giant PIMCO, where almost two-thirds of index-ignorers have outperformed passive peers in the US. More>  

Willis Towers Watson creeps towards funds management model

1 May 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: Willis Towers Watson is morphing into a fund manager, just as its main global competitors have done. And it is going to try to do it as a seamless offering in a spectrum of services for big super fund clients. Good luck with that. More>  

NZ QROPS options shrink as minor players exit

1 May 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: The rats and mice are deserting the UK pension transfer ship with two minor NZ-registered players cut from the latest official list. More>  

AMP Capital wins new money from Cigna Life

1 May 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: Cigna Life Insurance NZ has handed AMP Capital a local fixed income mandate of more than $100 million. More>  

BT/Westpac funds clean-up sees off Vanguard…

1 May 2017

InvestmentnewsNZ: Westpac KiwiSaver has dropped Vanguard as global equities manager for its default fund in the first phase of an across-the-board ethical-cleansing at its investment management division. More>  

Recommended by Re-imagining insurance

1 May 2017

Stuff.co.nz: Sovereign chief executive Nick Stanhope has just celebrated his first anniversary in the job. It's his first role at the top of an organisation but he says he is loving the challenge of trying to innovate an industry selling something most of us hope never to need. More>  

One in three Kiwis has no money plan for retirement

28 April 2017

NZ Herald: Young people were the least likely to have a money plan, but even among older people, only 41 per cent knew how much they would need for retirement. More>