Q&As: Why 55-year-old Mum shouldn’t give up on home ownership; Important to save a little, even if you have a mortgage, to gain market knowledge over the years; Banks “are just like car dealers”; Will below-market share buyer lose it all in tax?
Q&As: Repaying debt should be Number One priority — with one important exception; Money can’t buy the most important things in retirement; Last week’s numbers on NZ Super were incomplete — sorry; Let’s demystify share trading, and share holding; One more advantage of owning shares.
So much for the “can’t afford to save” excuse. Practically all New Zealanders can save. If they want to. In the wake of the release of the Savings Working Group (SWG) report on February 1, various people have been saying that many New Zealanders just can’t afford to save. I don’t buy it — or should I say save it.