Q&As: Would Labour’s capital gains tax affect KiwiSaver; How KiwiSaver is taxed, and how that might change; Another view on how fast new cars depreciate; 2 Q&As about other criteria for choosing a new car; Is NZ Super fair?
Q&As: Insuring KiwiSaver against losses in last year an idea worth considering; Disagreement on the rate at which cars depreciate; A good car buying strategy; Reader is confused about overseas pension and NZ Super; What countries your spouse worked in can also affect your NZ Super.
Q&As: Could money in a bank-run KiwiSaver be transferred to pay debt owed to the bank?; No easy way out for reluctant KiwiSaver member; Could long-ago OE in Australia mean Aussies pick up a New Zealander’s pension tab?; Reader’s Australian pension amounts to $1 to $2 a week; Keeping a list of your jobs is helpful when you later apply for NZ Super; How to negotiate over buying a precious car.
Q&As: Should young NZer in Middle East send savings back home now or later?; Another factor to consider about foreign investing, but don’t be put off; Hassle when applying for NZ Super if you’ve lived in Australia; When you can and cannot get two pensions; Don’t leap to conclusions about man buying new car.
Q&As: Car buying decisions not always rational; Should young man invest in Fiji, buy a house, or neither?; Why it takes so long to process KiwiSaver contributions; When must self-employed make employer contributions to KiwiSaver?; I will try to run more non-KiwiSaver Q&As; Last week’s picture offends a reader.
Q&As: Reader says column includes too much on KiwiSaver — which won’t work well anyway. Also, new ‘tool’ duds retirees; Is employer’s way of getting employees to basically pay their own KiwiSaver employer contributions legit?…; …Might such practices be outlawed? And how are political parties proposing to change KiwiSaver?; Family Budgeting Services could be a big help to a couple.
Q&As: Priorities for a family making a KiwiSaver financial hardship withdrawal; Use savings to pay off mortgage; Is KiwiSaver really tax-exempt?; How to calculate KiwiSaver tax credit for the year in which you turn 65; Older KiwiSaver goes for riskier funds; Is there age discrimination in KiwiSaver?