31 January 2013
New KiwiSaver figures confirm fears that women aren't keeping up with men on retirement saving.
30 April 2012
Kiwisavers turning 65 should be able to set up free regular payments to supplement their incomes when the first retirees become eligible in July, says Workplace Savings NZ.
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.
27 October 2011
Increasing the age of eligibility for New Zealand superannuation to 67 will put it on a more sustainable footing for the long term, according to Workplace Savings NZ. The Labour Party has today announced plans, if it wins power, to gradually lift the age of eligibility from 65 to 67 over the next 22 years, with no changes to start until 2020.
13 July 2011
Politicians need to address the future cost of New Zealand's aging population before it is too late, a retirement policy expert says.
1 April 2011
Pension fund expert Don Ezra, of Russell Investments, was our special guest speaker at our recent industry breakfasts in Wellington and Auckland. His presentations were well attended by Workplace Savings NZ members and those from wider industry. His presentation is available to download here.
24 August 2010
New Zealand should look to overseas experience as this country debates the adequacy of our approach to retirement income.
10 November 2009
New research across the Tasman has quantified the annual income needed by retirees to fund either a comfortable or modest standard of living in retirement.
15 July 2009
Giving New Zealanders returning permanently from Australia the ability to bring their compulsory retirement savings back home if they so choose is a positive move, according to the Association of Superannuation Funds of New Zealand (ASFONZ) which promotes workplace savings.