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Crowded KiwiSaver market sparks concern

17 March 2015

The number of KiwiSaver providers in the New Zealand market may be unsustainable, the head of one of them says.

Independent trustee drought forecast

2 March 2015

Restricted KiwiSaver and workplace super schemes could face a demand squeeze on independent trustees with just five licensed to date under the new Financial Markets Conduct Act (FMC).

Surge in KiwiSaver withdrawals for first home-buyers

23 February 2015

Banks say many more first-home buyers have passed threshold to use scheme to get them into a property.

More KiwiSaver information needed

17 February 2015

In the last two months of 2014, more than 30,000 KiwiSaver members changed provider. David Boyle (Group Manager Investor Education, Commission for Financial Capability) questions whether KiwiSaver members are switching providers without understanding the consequences.

University of Canterbury research into saving for super

10 February 2015

A University of Canterbury research project is exploring decisions people make regarding their KiwiSaver superannuation scheme, in what is arguably the most important financial decision of their lives.