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One in three Kiwis has no money plan for retirement

28 April 2017

NZ Herald: Young people were the least likely to have a money plan, but even among older people, only 41 per cent knew how much they would need for retirement. More>  

America has a retirement problem, not a saving problem

19 April 2017

The Economist: HOUSE Resolution 67, which Donald Trump signed last week, rolls back a rule that the Labor Department finalised late last year, which would have made it easier for cities and counties to run retirement savings plans for citizens who couldn’t get them through work. More>  

A Scary Percentage of Retirees Blow Through Their Workplace Savings When They Take a Lump Sum

17 April 2017

Yahoo! Finance: A lump sum payment from a pension or 401(k) may sound appealing, but one in five Americans deplete the money in 5.5 years, a study shows. More>  

Aussie retirees dip into super

17 April 2017

News.com.au: A growing number of retirees are dipping into their super savings to pay off debt or fund holidays. More>  

Forum: Retirement Policy in an Age of Uncertainty

12 April 2017

Retirement Policy and Research Centre forum: Two overseas experts will bring an international perspective to the forum and outline the best-practice thinking on future uncertainties in Australia, US, UK and Ireland. More>  

John Mauldin takes a look at some data on retirement savings

7 April 2017

Interest.co.nz: John Mauldin takes a look at some data on retirement savings – or lack thereof. “The trouble with retirement is you never get a day off.”– Abe Lemons. More>  

Economist Bill Rosenberg runs the ruler over NZ Super cost predictions

5 April 2017

 Interest.co.nz: Economist Bill Rosenberg runs the ruler over NZ Super cost predictions, and argues it's not as scary as we've been told; Calls for a proper debate on population policy. More>

FMA's Colmar Brunton research

5 April 2017

 FMA: The FMA commissioned Colmar Brunton to survey New Zealanders aged between 60 and 74 years, to find out their experiences of retirement and how information or advice has helped them manage their retirement savings.  More>

Forum: Retirement Policy in an Age of Uncertainty

31 March 2017

There is much concern here and abroad about what the future holds for retirement policy. Brexit and the Trump election have profound implications for what is happening in the Ireland, England and the US. Australia has its own set of uncertainties and is in the midst of farreaching reform. More>

Many Kiwis have no idea how much income they need to retire

29 March 2017

 Stuff.co.nz: KiwiSaver provider Kiwi Wealth found something odd when developing online tools to help people work out how much to save to get the retirement they want. More>