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Empowering women to make the most of their KiwiSaver investment

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The gender savings gap is real, and women in the workforce need to be more engaged in their KiwiSaver plan for a better financial future.

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Investing 101: What is a recession?

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Listen to Generate Portfolio Manager, Dan Frost, explain why a recession is a common part of the economic cycle – and what a recession might mean for Kiwis.

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Whānau Whuture$ share their family’s financial journey

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In November of 2021, two of our Generate members began sharing their financial journey through the Instagram account Whānau Whuture$. They share their story to inspire more Kiwis to take control of their financial futures.

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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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How the war in Ukraine affects your KiwiSaver investment

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is having devastating humanitarian effects in Europe, and has also caused volatility in financial markets around the world.

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How to use your KiwiSaver savings to help buy your first home

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A lot of would-be first home buyers are sitting on quite healthy KiwiSaver balances. Yet, not everyone is aware their KiwiSaver savings can help them get into that first property. Here’s an overview of what you need to know for a first home withdrawal.

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Step up your KiwiSaver savings in 2022

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Feeling motivated to save more in 2022? It could be easier than you think. A few updates to your KiwiSaver account now could make a huge difference to your savings in the long-term

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Saving KiwiSaver: why contributions matter more than fees

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Fees have been in the spotlight recently but Mint head of sales and marketing, David Boyle, explains why we need to dig deeper to understand what is really stopping KiwiSaver members from saving…

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KiwiSaver topped $70 billion at end of September, Morningstar says

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KiwiSaver funds broke the $70 ​billion mark at the end of September, fund researcher Morningstar says. In its September quarter review of the sector, Morningstar says the KiwiSaver funds it tracks held a combined $70.9b​ of shares, bonds, property and cash at the end of the month. That was up from $63.1b​ at the end of December.

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Generate the first KiwiSaver provider to invest in social housing - 118 new, warm, dry and secure houses for families without homes

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The Generate KiwiSaver Scheme has become the cornerstone ‘impact investor’ in The Salvation Army Community Bond. The $15m transaction – facilitated by Community Finance – means we are the first KiwiSaver provider to invest into community housing via our investment into the creation of 118 new, warm, dry and secure houses for families without homes. This investment was only made possible because of our members so – as always – a big thank you for your support. The Community Bond is a fixed interest, 5-year impact investment yielding 2.30% per annum and delivers members a sound investment return and social impact.

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