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Kickstart cancellation could reboot soft compulsion as sticker price reduced

25 May 2015

The removal of the $1,000 KiwiSaver ‘kickstart’ incentive in last week’s budget could be the precursor to a blanket auto-enrolment of employees, according to Bruce Kerr, head of Workplace Savings NZ.

Budget 2015: New Kiwisavers lose $1000 'kick-start'

21 May 2015

New Zealanders who sign up to Kiwisaver from today will no longer get a $1000 "kick-start" payment.

Private equity – a role for KiwiSaver?

13 May 2015

Typically private equity is only available to sophisticated investors – and yet its long time horizon and potentially high returns could be well suited to KiwiSaver.  Do you want a piece of this growth asset in your KiwiSaver?

KiwiSaver schemes lose QROPS status

12 May 2015

IRD is in talks with its counterpart in Britain after moves that have meant New Zealand KiwiSaver schemes can no longer accept British pension transfers without penalty. 

Safety-first KiwiSavers risk losing out when it comes to pension pot

11 May 2015

The Government sees the funds as a parking space until a saver decides for themselves where best to invest.