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Get Sorted: KiwiSaver gets even better

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Three promising changes to KiwiSaver will help people get better results.

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Sam Goldwater

Sam Goldwater

The big changes coming to KiwiSaver

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Retirement savings scheme KiwiSaver is to undergo a raft of changes next year if they get the thumbs up from politicians.

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Henry Tongue

Henry Tongue

Low KiwiSaver fees no guarantee for biggest returns

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Choosing the cheapest KiwiSaver fund will not guarantee you get the most in your pocket, research suggests.

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Weini Winslow

Weini Winslow

Generate #1 KiwiSaver Fund in two categories at 31 May 2018

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The latest KiwiSaver performance tables show fantastic results for the Generate Funds.

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Henry Tongue

Henry Tongue

Get Sorted: Financial feminism can close the gender wealth gap

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View life as a race, and you're bound to feel left behind. There are always others who started earlier, started ahead, are natural runners, had longer legs, had better shoes – whatever the reason. "Getting ahead" financially, though, is not about getting ahead of someone else. That's not the point. It's about getting to a better future position from wherever we're at right now – making the most of our money situations through the best possible decisions.

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Tiffany Xu

Tiffany Xu

Five KiwiSaver mistakes to avoid

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One of the five mistakes is choosing a provider before an investment option. Liz Koh: "There is nothing wrong with paying higher fees if the provider delivers consistently higher net returns after fees."

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Generate Focused Growth fund is the #1 performing for the financial year ended 31 March 2018.

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Generate Focused Growth fund is the #1 performing and therefore best value for money KiwiSaver Diversified Growth Fund for the financial year ended 31 March 2018. Returning 14.85% for the year after fees! Disclaimer: Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Returns are after fees and before taxes and administration fees. Results are from the FundSource website for KiwiSaver Diversified Growth Funds.

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Sam Goldwater

Sam Goldwater

2018 Roadshow Presentation

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Active v Passive? Platinum International Fund has returned 13% p.a. since inception which is close to double what global markets have offered over that 23 year time period. They are one of Generate's underlying fund managers and here is a great presentation from them.

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Henry Tongue

Henry Tongue

Should teens learn essential life skills at school?

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English, Biology Statistics and everything in between are still obviously essential school subjects. But Erin Reilly thinks a Life class is essential too – one that should be compulsory. In this class, students could learn how to be safe (and kind) on the internet, including how to identify fake news and read critically. It would dive right into money management; not simply budgeting, but making money work for them including spending well, saving, investing, giving, Kiwisaver and retirement, buying a house.

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New Zealand has one of least generous pensions: OECD report

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Retirees in the Netherlands receive more than 100 per cent of their country's average working wage but Kiwi superannuitants get just 43 per cent - ranking it 6th worst equal with Australia. But it could be worse.

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