NZ Herald Q&A Column

NZ Herald 1 December 2018

Q&As: Reader prefers “taxpayer pays” rather than “government pays”; How do trusts affect the residential care subsidy?; Stats on retirement income confuse a reader; Book winners — six of the best.

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NZ Herald 24 November 2018

Q&As: Do we need $1 million for retirement?; Is “rule of thumb” offensive?; Advice that has stood the test of time; Reader says property manager well worth it; Is buying jewelry a way to get subsidy?

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NZ Herald 10 November 2018

Q&As: Help for woman whose husband did all the finances — and then left; Rent and hold, rent and sell, or stay put?; Reader points out fishhook in the idea of selling your home and renting in retirement; At least one bank gives KiwiSaver members the option of not seeing balance daily.

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NZ Herald 3 November 2018

Q&As: Couple in 70s plan to sell house and rent. Why not?; Stay conservative if you don’t know when you’ll need the money; Member of bank KiwiSaver scheme watching his balance too closely; Future government unlikely to limit KiwiSaver withdrawals in retirement.

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NZ Herald 13 October 2018

Q&As: Paying down mortgage beats adding to KiwiSaver; Why it can be good to be in more than one KiwiSaver fund; Will this work instead of a reverse mortgage?, readers asks; Come on, KiwiSaver providers!

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NZ Herald 6 October 2018

Q&As: Should reader reduce risk in the current climate?; Is it a good idea to split your KiwiSaver money into two funds?; Is KiwiSaver provider doing what they claim to be doing?; Hold payday lenders responsible, reader says.

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