18 April 2012
An increasing number of people are raiding their KiwiSaver funds because of financial hardship, budgeting experts say.
15 March 2012
Many people have no idea of the costs of retirement and are ill-prepared for it, according to a group promoting financial education. But trying to "scare the pants off" people into saving for the retirement has simply not worked, according to Retirement Commissioner Diana Crossan.
14 March 2012
New research being sponsored by Workplace Savings NZ will show the real costs being faced by current retirees and highlight what is needed for retirement lifestyles in New Zealand.
9 February 2012
The government's Financial Dispute Resolution (FDR) scheme is under fire, with critics saying it shouldn't be subsidised to compete against private operators.
20 January 2012
New Zealand economist and philanthropist Gareth Morgan will pump the proceeds from the sale of his $1.5billion funds management company to Kiwibank back into charity.
18 January 2012
State-owned lender Kiwibank has struck a deal to purchase Gareth Morgan Investments (GMI), including its KiwiSaver Scheme.
16 January 2012
A Treasury report to Finance Minister Bill English reveals officials doubted whether a $300 million one-off auto-enrolment in KiwiSaver would deliver a worthwhile boost to national savings. Treasury initially advised against the Government's plan because of the small impact it would have on savings.
10 January 2012
As anyone who has ever battled with an impenetrable wall of financial gobbledygook knows, deciphering such twaddle can often cause rising blood pressure and much tearing of hair.
13 December 2011
AMP NZ and Gareth Morgan Investments took top honours at the Workplace Savings NZ Communication Awards.
13 December 2011
The first independent research to look past headline returns and try to predict the future prospects of KiwiSaver nest eggs concluded the big funds offered ''pretty good'' value for money.