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Deal increases Lifetime's reach

13 October 2016

Upcoming changes to the Financial Advisers Act have prompted advice group Lifetime to partner with AMP to deliver more training options. Goodreturns.co.nz.  More>

Morningstar 'neutral' on Fisher

7 October 2016

Fisher Funds’ KiwiSaver schemes have been rated a “reasonable option” by Morningstar. Analyst Elliot Lucas said there were “a couple of drawbacks” that stopped Fisher Funds’ conservative and growth funds from being a preferred KiwiSaver option. Goodreturns.co.nz.  More>

FMA: KiwiSaver annual report

7 October 2016

Total money in KiwiSaver funds continues to grow, but at a much slower pace than the previous two years as both returns and numbers of new members decline. FMA.   More>

FMA boss Rob Everett confident KiwiSaver providers will drop fees more aggressively once a new law is passed

7 October 2016

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) expects KiwiSaver fees to come down more aggressively than they have since the scheme was first introduced. Interest.co.nz.  More>

The Government needs to come up with a more elegant way of letting young people use KiwiSaver contributions for buying a first home

7 October 2016

It's genuinely difficult to work out whether one should be encouraged, or mortified, by the big numbers of young people now emptying their KiwiSaver piggy banks to buy first homes. Interest.co.nz.  More>