Articles & Audio

RNZ Radio 20 September 2018

Ethical (or responsible) investing: What we say versus what we do — Survey on New Zealanders’ views; But are we acting on those views?; Why not, and what can be done about it; Avoid “bad” companies or engage with them?; One worry — keep an eye on fund risk.

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NZ Herald 15 September 2018

Q&As: KiwiSaver first home grants seem impossible on the Coromandel; Setting up Airbnb studio fairly risky for 68-year-old; Should retiree get into direct share investing?; 52-year-old should get into KiwiSaver.

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NZ Herald 1 September 2018

Q&As: Family rescues woman from ‘loan shark’; Couple should concentrate on reducing mortgage; Should couple be with same KiwiSaver provider?; KiwiSaver review good but not ideal; Money Week coming.

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NZ Herald 25 August 2018

Q&As: Could the government be making money out of KiwiSaver?; Dad not an idiot for playing safe with kids’ inheritances; Steer clear of this type of KiwiSaver growth fund; Keep hoping for banks to operate 24/7.

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NZ Herald 18 August 2018

Q&As: Locking in KiwiSaver savings might work well; An idea for KiwiSaver with Down Syndrome; Westpac’s computer too clever; KiwiSaver best place to save for grandson; Pensioner helps granddaughter in the here and now.

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RNZ Radio 9 August 2018

How to get women more interested in investing: Research shows men are more knowledgeable and confident; Women are in more conservative investments; Why? — some thoughts from a recent discussion; Suggestions on how to close the gap.

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NZ Herald 4 August 2018

Q&As: Should student extend his student loan so he can invest in KiwiSaver?; Reader challenges what I said on dollar cost averaging, but ignores psychological side; Another reader warns about costs of dollar cost averaging; Why isn’t all KiwiSaver money in growth funds?

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NZ Herald 28 July 2018

Q&As: Should solo mum take on a bigger mortgage?; Is it wise to use KiwiSaver money to buy a first home?; Should you be allowed to use KiwiSaver money to pay down a mortgage?; Over how long should you drip-feed $200,000 into an index fund?

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