2014 Communication Awards
We have our winners! Congratulations to our winner of the Excellence in Communication Award - the Police Superannuation Scheme for their 2014 Annual Report and Member Benefit Statement. Click here to view the list of winners and finalists in each of the five eligible categories.
Communication Awards Ceremony
Thank you to those who attended this event. View the ceremony photo gallery here.
November Industry Breakfasts with Katie Whiffen, NAB
Katie recently discussed the key learnings from 25 years in defined contribution retirement savings. The presentation was well received by attendees. Click here to download a copy or here to view MLC's Save Retirement campaign.
December/January office closure dates
The Workplace Savings NZ office will be closed on Monday 22nd December and will reopen on Monday 12th January 2015.
:: Trans-Tasman Portability: schemes accepting trans-tasman transfers and FAQs.
:: KiwiSaver quarterly surveys. Member login required.
:: FMC Act: Summary report for members.
:: KiwiSaver: provider information and more.
:: SuperNews: our bi-monthly e-newsletter.
:: Follow us on Twitter.
16 December 2014
Transferring funds can be complicated - but not impossible - if you have lost track.
12 December 2014
Public submissions are being invited on this bill. The main proposals include the withdrawal of member tax credits for KiwiSaver members purchasing their first home, and corrections to the tax, social policy, and KiwiSaver treatment of income replacement payments for some veterans and other claimants. The closing date for submissions is Monday 2 February 2015.
7 December 2014
Retirement planning is hard, and most people struggle to understand the fundamentals, according to a new report by the American College of Financial Services, a nonprofit that educates financial advisers.
2 December 2014
Maybe only lawyers and regulators will celebrate day one of the Financial Markets Conduct Act (FMC) era with much enthusiasm. For everybody else in the financial industry the introduction of the full FMC means many more months, or years, of tedious compliance work.
1 December 2014
Here's a question for those of us working in New Zealand's financial markets - looking back in 10, 20 years will you remember where you were today?