A way to make friends and relatives happy at Christmas. Changes to invitation to Capital Market Taskforce meeting. Q&As: Less insurance can save big money and work well — if you are healthy and careful; Gradually get rid of preference shares you don’t want any more.
Excerpt from The Complete KiwiSaver: Which Assets Are for You? This week, Mary Holm’s Q&A column is replaced by an excerpt from her latest book, “The Complete KiwiSaver”. The principles she discusses here apply not just to KiwiSaver but to investing in general. Her Q&A column will resume next week.
Q&As: Independent fee-charging advisers — the ones readers should be able to count on — to be listed in this column; Are accountants obliged to minimise tax, and to not dob in their clients to Inland Revenue?; Contributing to adult children’s KiwiSaver accounts a good idea, even if they end up losing some of it in a marriage break-up. Also: An invitation to attend a breakfast representing investors.