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Magellan Asset Management - Brexit Update

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Hamish Douglass discusses his thoughts around the Brexit development in a video update.

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Ryan Edwards

Ryan Edwards

Platinum Asset Management - Brexit Commentary

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The decision by the British people to withdraw from the European Union (EU) took markets by surprise. Yet, it did not occur in a vacuum. Britain's vote to leave the EU needs to be seen in the context of a confluence of global social and economic trends.

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Sam Gapes

Sam Gapes

Mark Wilson discusses saving for retirement in New Zealand

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Mark Wilson is the New Zealand-born Group Chief Executive Officer of the UK’s largest insurer Aviva. Mark shares some great suggestions on how New Zealanders can ensure they are well prepared for retirement.

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Henry Tongue

Henry Tongue

Double check before you sign

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Buying your first home can be daunting. You may have family and friends who can step you through the process. If not, where do you start? Here are the 10 basic steps to get you on the road to home ownership.

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Sam Gapes

Sam Gapes

How to get rich, slowly

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People often ask billionaire investors like Warren Buffet for investment advice. He will ask them to forget about schemes to get rich quickly - his tips involve getting rich slowly. Learning to save is one of the most important pieces of advice he offers. It sounds simple. The tricky part for many people is putting the advice into practice.

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Nicola Hines

Nicola Hines

Budget Buster: The curious case of the shrinking KiwiSaver balance

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Has anyone else's KiwiSaver balance been mysteriously going backwards lately? Despite faithful monthly contributions, mine's been shrinking faster than a The Biggest Loser contestant's waistline. It's not a great feeling watching your retirement savings melting away. But it's important not to panic before making any rash decisions.

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Nicola Hines

Nicola Hines

KPMG: Average Kiwi 'financially illiterate'

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The average New Zealander could be losing up to hundreds of thousands of dollars by not managing their KiwiSaver accounts properly, according to leading financial consultancy firm KPMG.

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Sam Gapes

Sam Gapes

Kiwis miss out on KiwiSaver millions

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More than a million people did not receive any or all of the government's KiwiSaver subsidy in the last financial year leaving $300 million-plus on the table.

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Sam Goldwater

Sam Goldwater

Generate KiwiSaver Scheme surpasses $100m in FuM

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Award winning New Zealand owned and operated KiwiSaver specialist, the Generate KiwiSaver Scheme, has surpassed $100 million of funds under management.

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Henry Tongue

Henry Tongue

KiwiSaver start-ups face pressure

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A financial adviser who used to manage a small KiwiSaver scheme says the pressure will be on Pie Funds if it launches into the market.

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