RNZ Radio

RNZ Radio 12 July 2018

What people still don’t get about KiwiSaver! Plus discussion with a listener on employer contributions: Follow-up to last time about KiwiSaver and employer contributions; Survey on which investments give best returns; Why KiwiSaver should score better; Other concerns with the findings.

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RNZ Radio 28 June 2018

Making KiwiSaver Better: Compulsion?; Change default fund investments?; Get rid of total remuneration?; Change contribution holidays rules?; Rename tax credit and contributions holidays?; Help with income and investments at retirement?; Reminder about tax credit.

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RNZ Radio 14 June 2018

A New Idea For Rainy Day Money: What is rainy day money?; New proposal that could help many; Currently — sources of emergency cash; Where to keep rainy day money; Let charity pay!

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RNZ Radio 31 May 2018

Men, women, spending and investing: Letter from a listener; People who spend too little; Gender differences in money management; Gender differences in investing; Why the differences might be there.

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RNZ Radio 3 May 2018

How to find a financial adviser who has your interests at heart: Why use an adviser?; How to make a short list of possible advisers; Questions to ask them — initially by email; Meet the candidates for the job of advising you.

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RNZ Radio 19 April 2018

Why timing the markets doesn’t work: People always move too late — or too early!; Research on this; When SHOULD you move your investments?; What type of investor are you?; Move gradually — even in KiwiSaver; 2 listener’s letters.

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RNZ Radio 5 April 2018

Why sticking with NZ investments is foolish: Diversification — NZ is a tiny portion of world markets; How to invest offshore — in KiwiSaver and elsewhere; What about foreign exchange risk?; How much of your investments should be offshore?; Is investing offshore disloyal to NZ?; What is hedging, and is it good?

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RNZ Radio 22 March 2018

Is home ownership the only way to go?: Decision to rent for life — or at least in the meantime; Weighing up the finances; Need to save big retirement sum; Short-term pluses of renting; Short-term minuses of renting; Longer-term issues; Psychological issues.

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RNZ Radio 8 March 2018

Has rental property had its run?: The market is slowing; Government changes — mortgages, tax on gains etc; Pros and cons of investing in a rental; Why rentals are riskier than they seem; Comparing rental and share returns; The landlord personality.

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