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Dramatic rise in KiwiSaver hardship withdrawals

29 July 2015

The number of KiwiSavers getting their money out due to financial hardship has grown, but it's not something that budgeting advisers say should be done lightly.

KiwiSaver: Hiccup in KiwiSaver moves to Oz

19 July 2015

KiwiSaver providers were quick to offer transfers from an Australian superannuation fund but KiwiSaver flights to Australia seem to be stuck in the departure lounge.

Options discussed to improve KiwiSaver

15 July 2015

A number of simple steps could dramatically improve the financial wellbeing of KiwiSaver members if there was industry collaboration to implement them,  investor education workshops have been told.

QROPS now trapped in KiwiSaver funds

29 June 2015

People who have moved their UK pension to KiwiSaver schemes are now trapped in their current funds, following a decision from the UK tax department... "We’ve managed to protect almost everything for those people who were in the process of transferring their UK pensions to New Zealand,” Workplace Savings executive director Bruce Kerr says.

The government may have to provide voluntary annuities to KiwiSavers

25 June 2015

The Government may have to go into the business of providing "voluntary" annuities, a new report has suggests.