KiwiSaver News

Commissioner floats idea of investment properties qualifying for first-home withdrawals

Could KiwiSaver help more first-home buyers get onto the property ladder?

Commissioner floats idea of investment properties qualifying for first-home withdrawals.

Watch: Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell says those with money in KiwiSaver shouldn't "mess" with their accounts.

Government gatekeeper shocked over skyrocketing KiwiSaver fees

Management fees have gone up 13.5 percent in the past year.

Watch: Sam Stubbs talks Greta Thunberg and Jacinda Ardern.

Jacinda Ardern told to 'get angry' like Greta Thunberg

"Take the lead and get genuinely visibly angry."

Woman riding bicycle, thinking about future retirement

Slow uptake of higher KiwiSaver contributions

However, a bank survey shows most Kiwis think they need to save more.

Watch: National's Hamish Walker and NZ First's Tracey Martin went head-to-head in Parliament.

MPs defend voting against KiwiSaver for foster kids without legal guardians

The Government parties voted down a clause that would have allowed it.

Milford Asset Management's Frances Sweetman on The AM Show.

KiwiSavers to find out how much they're expected to end up with

It's hoped this will encourage members to take a greater interest in how their money is growing.

The amendment will allow early access for certain New Zealanders.

Change in KiwiSaver rules will provide early access for people with shortened life expectancy

KiwiSaver will soon feature a withdrawal category.

Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell says those with money in KiwiSaver shouldn't "mess" with their accounts.

Four reasons you could withdraw from KiwiSaver before retirement

Your retirement savings can't be used for anything frivolous.

Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell says those with money in KiwiSaver shouldn't "mess" with their accounts.

How to stop your Kiwisaver investing in weapons, gambling and alcohol

You don't need to sacrifice returns for ethics.

Watch: Simplicity managing director Sam Stubbs explains why ANZ KiwiSaver investors should be asking questions.

Why ANZ KiwiSaver investors should be demanding answers

Sam Stubbs is calling for a Royal Commission of Inquiry.

Watch: It's not hard to make more money in KiwiSaver.

Kiwis running out of time for Government KiwiSaver top-up

A basic mistake means people could miss out on a $521 rebate.

Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell says those with money in KiwiSaver shouldn't "mess" with their accounts.

The $500 a week reason KiwiSaver is better than Lotto

You're far more likely to have a decent retirement if you do the boring thing and save.

Watch: Elderly Kiwis struggling to pay off mortgage before retirement.

How much you need to save to avoid a no-frills retirement

A new report says the pension isn't enough to cover even a bare-bones lifestyle.

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Amy Adams: Labour can't just outsource its tax advocacy to Cullen

"There's irony in taxpayers spending $1000 a day on [Cullen]... Isn't that why we pay Grant Robertson?"

David Seymour on The AM Show.

Accountants the winners out of capital gains tax - Seymour

He claims the cost to Kiwis could be as high as $4.5 billion.

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Labour minister hints $1000 KiwiSaver kickstart coming back

Judith Collins warned if it wasn't in the budget "we will hold you to account"

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Oranga Tamariki may oppose Bill making KiwiSaver for foster children easier

A provider has called on the Government to be "fair" and support the Bill.

Money expert David Boyle says most New Zealanders are contributing 3 percent, which is "not going to get you there in a long-term".

Your KiwiSaver contribution rate's probably too low

Money expert David Boyle says it's time to review your plan.

He calls it a "kick in the teeth for us".

'Obscene': Garner slams Dame Elias' 'gold-plated' super scheme

"It's a kick in the teeth."

It's not hard to make more money in KiwiSaver.

The common KiwiSaver mistake that could cost you a fortune

It could cost you anywhere between $300,000 and $1 million. Luckily, it's easy to fix.

Diane Maxwell on The AM Show.

Don't mess with your KiwiSaver - Retirement Commissioner

KiwiSavers are being urged not to panic in the face of market drops.

Sir Michael Cullen on The AM Show.

Fears KiwiSaver could be hit by capital gains tax

The Tax Working Group is looking for ways to stop it from eating into people's savings.

Video: Could April's KiwiSaver changes see fees slashed?

Are you getting your money's worth from your KiwiSaver fees?

Many people have no idea how much they've been paying in fees each year, writes David Boyle.

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Could April's KiwiSaver changes see fees slashed?

Providers now have to tell customers how much they charge in a dollar amount.

Prepare for a shock when you see the true amount you're paying.

How KiwiSaver fee changes could affect you

Prepare for a shock when you see the true amount you're paying.

Graduate apprentice

Apprenticeship vs a degree: Which will earn you the most?

The answer surprised even the economists who crunched the numbers.

Bill English.

Bill English promises no new taxes

National's introduced at least 18 new taxes in the past nine years.

More than $300m in free cash is going begging.

More than 1 million KiwiSavers missing out on free cash

Save $20 a week and get a free extra $521 from the Government.

A mixture of New Zealand Bank notes and coins with a Piggy Bank.

How to invest money if you've given up on home ownership

A white picket fence isn't the only retirement strategy. Here are the pros and cons of some others.

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ANZ KiwiSaver mistake leaves 50,000 out of pocket

In something like a Monopoly Community Chest card, a bank error has found in at least 50,000 Kiwis' favour.