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Poor outlook for conservative KiwiSavers

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KiwiSaver members in conservative funds are in for poor returns, according to a new report by the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research.

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Kickstart axe 'won't deter savers'

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Key says $1000 grant immaterial over typical 45-year working period.

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Budget 2015: New KiwiSavers lose $1000 'kick-start'

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New Zealanders who sign up to KiwiSaver will no longer get a $1000 "kick-start" payment.

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Safety-first KiwiSavers risk losing out

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KiwiSaver providers are struggling to move savers out of the default funds despite a requirement by the Government to give people more information on their choices.

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AML relief for advisers

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Generate KiwiSaver announced last week that it could take over the bulk of AML/CFT reporting responsibilities for the KiwiSaver members advisers introduced to its schemes, provided the advisers met a number of criteria.

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Home buyers new hope

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KiwiSaver rule change will free up cash for thousands looking for a first home. Tens of thousands of first-home buyers stand to benefit from a KiwiSaver change coming into effect next month.

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Comprehensive review- Aggressive KiwiSaver Funds March 2015

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interest.co.nz have released their comprehensive review of regular savings returns to March 31 2015 for aggressive KiwiSaver funds, identifying who has the best long term returns.

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Is this $521 yours?

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Found: a big five hundy left lying on the table. Don't forget yours!

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Super options can get you a home

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KiwiSaver is generally the best way to save for a first home. After at least three years in the scheme, you can withdraw not only your savings but also employer contributions and - as of this past week - the Government's tax credits.

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KiwiSaver: Women at home can still contribute

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Break from work for family reasons usually means a KiwiSaver pause but voluntary payments a good idea.

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