Q&As: Would trading down to a cheaper home help couple save for retirement?; Government’s questions about family trust fair enough; Two Q&As about couples who have no trouble living inexpensively in retirement.
Q&As: Fortnightly mortgage payments not all they’re cracked up to be; When the overnight money goes in and out of bank accounts; How to organize retirement savings; The downside of using rental property for retirement savings; Last week’s correspondent exaggerated his woes.
Are bonds really that beautiful? Bonds are beautiful. That’s certainly the message when you look at a recent Reserve Bank list of returns on 11 different types of investments, including New Zealand, Australian and international shares, property, farms, bonds and cash.