Viewing entries tagged with 'Super'

Mary Holm: Double your money - and then some

10 July 2017

NZ Herald: This week we follow up on last week's column about a survey on how readers have done in KiwiSaver.
Many of the respondents made comments about the scheme, so we'll look into some of those this week. More>

What you need to save for a comfy retirement

10 July 2017

Auckland Scoop: The gap between income and expenditure for New Zealand retirees continues to shrink, but rising housing and household utility bills mean most Kiwis’ superannuation payments still don’t cover their costs of living, says a leading personal finance academic. MORE>

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 Super Fund performance report for March 2017

21 April 2017

The New Zealand Superannuation Fund has released its performance and portfolio report for March 2017. More>  

Statistics New Zealand private super research released

21 April 2017

This article by Statistics New Zealand looks at private superannuation, one of the ways wealth is distributed in New Zealand. More>  

David Simmers: Less super for the rich?

19 April 2017 OPINION: The current debate about superannuation seems to focus solely on the age of eligibility. This is disappointing; the equally important question of how to limit the amount paid to those who do not need state assistance is largely ignored. More>  

Matt Whineray: Active versus passive investment

17 April 2017 One of the topics brought up in recent debates about the New Zealand Superannuation Fund is the difference between active and passive investment. More>  

John Roughan: Tampering with superannuation has done National no harm

17 April 2017

NZ Herald: Despite its timidity (an increase of two years starting 20 years hence) the decision was predicted by most commentators to be a political mistake, an "own-goal", a gift to Winston Peters in election year. More>  

Economist Bill Rosenberg runs the ruler over NZ Super cost predictions

5 April 2017 Economist Bill Rosenberg runs the ruler over NZ Super cost predictions, and argues it's not as scary as we've been told; Calls for a proper debate on population policy. More>

Adrian Orr: NZ Super - Debunking common myths

5 April 2017

NZ Herald: "Recent public comments illustrate that many people don't understand what the New Zealand Super Fund is and what it does, and the role of The Treasury."  More>