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Anger at Superlife's KiwiSaver $100 'transfer' fee

31 March 2017 Sam Arora is taking a stand over his KiwiSaver provider's decision to charge him $100 to leave. Arora has his money invested with KiwiSaver provider SuperLife, but is considering shifting to rival provider Simplicity. More>

Stubbs calls for crack down on snail-paced KiwiSaver transfer times

13 February 2017 It's time to crack down on super-slow KiwiSaver scheme transfers, says Sam Stubbs, founder of the Simplicity KiwiSaver scheme.Stubbs says 16 in every 100 people who have switched to its scheme from a rival KiwiSaver scheme have had to wait 20 or more days for their money to be transferred over.  More>

Britannia launches new scheme

8 February 2017 Pension transfer provider Britannia has launched a new scheme, with lower fees and exposure to New Zealand assets. Britannia chief executive Gavin Dixon said the new scheme would follow the existing model of "smart beta" funds. More>

Pension transfers may get cheaper

5 October 2016

A British move to scrap its “advice safeguard” for people thinking about transferring their pensions overseas would save migrants money. But one New Zealand pension transfer adviser says it would remove a safeguard that is useful to some. More> 

RIG to launch into pension transfers

8 September 2016

RIG, which offers the country’s first variable annuity product, is to launch a pension transfer scheme within the next couple of months. Chief executive Ralph Stewart said he hoped it would be live by mid-October. More>