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Listener Q&A: Does KiwiSaver benefit from compounding returns?

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Each week Generate are live on Today FM to answer listener questions about KiwiSaver. This week's question: "What is compound interest - and does KiwiSaver benefit from this?"

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April Market Update

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Global markets had a challenging month with negative returns across the vast majority of asset classes. The market faced multiple headwinds over the month including continued COVID-19 restrictions in China, ongoing war in Ukraine, economic caution due to increasing interest rates and lacklustre US corporate earnings.

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Generate fund performance - April 2022

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Share markets struggled in April and this was reflected in the performance of the funds.

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Listener Q&A: Should you take all your KiwiSaver out on your 65th birthday?

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Each week Generate are live on Today FM to answer listener questions about KiwiSaver. This week's question: "Can you take all of your KiwiSaver savings out on your 65th birthday - and should you?"

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Listener Q&A: What is the difference between KiwiSaver and a term deposit?

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Each week Generate are live on Today FM to answer listener questions about KiwiSaver. This week's question: "What is the difference between KiwiSaver and a term deposit?"

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Listener Q&A: Should I switch to an aggressive fund?

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Each week Generate are live on Today FM to answer listener questions about KiwiSaver. This week's question: "I'm 26, working full time and am contributing 3% into a balanced fund. Should I switch to an aggressive fund?"

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Generate fund performance - March 2022

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Global equities were on a rollercoaster ride in March

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March market update

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Global markets exhibited continued volatility in March. Concerns over the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, China Covid restrictions, oil price volatility and inflation’s impact on the consumer remained in focus.

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How to change your KiwiSaver contribution rate

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Your KiwiSaver contribution rate is a key factor in determining how much money you could have saved up at retirement.

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Investing 101: What influences fund risk?

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One of the key factors that influences the level of risk that a fund has, is its 'asset allocation'. The asset allocation shows the percentage of funds that are invested in either 'income or growth assets'. But what does this mean exactly?

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