Retirement boss Diane Maxwell: I wish I'd been better with money when young

Posted by Nicola Hines in Kiwisaver, Retirement, Savings on

Young people, says Maxwell, struggle to project forward a few weeks, let alone 50 or 60 years.

"The problem is trying to talk to young people about 'tomorrow' when every message they are getting is 'today'! We want it now, have it now, if you don't have the money borrow it. You go on social media and everyone has got everything."

Ironically, while we are living longer than ever we seem to be getting worse at thinking long term, Maxwell says.

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