KiwiSaver — heading into retirement and after you retire: What happens at retirement; 60–64 and not in KiwiSaver? Join!; What type of KiwiSaver fund?; Is a listener’s plan good?
KiwiSaver: Why some people aren’t in it (Part 3), and listeners’ questions about the scheme: Final reasons for not taking part in KiwiSaver; Conclusion — what are valid reasons?; Best way to contribute to KiwiSaver; Suggested changes to contributions holidays; Other listener questions about KiwiSaver.
Why some people are still not in KiwiSaver, or are on a contributions holiday. Part 1: Basically why you should be in; Should US election results affect KiwiSaver? Common reasons for not joining: Worries and fears; Bad experience with managed funds; Lack of trust of government; Fears about economy; Ethical reasons
Eating your house: Ways to make use of the value of your house in retirement — Comfort for struggling younger savers?; Sell and buy smaller, but…; Various ways to share your home with others; Getting a break on rates; Reverse mortgages a.k.a. home equity release — a good idea?; FOLLOW-UP from last week to listener’s question on how to buy shares.
Listeners’ questions, comments and quibbles on the last discussion — on index funds and exchange traded funds: How to begin at share investing; Some critical views about shares, index funds and corporations; Why fewer than half active funds can beat index funds; Medians and averages — the difference, and when it matters.
My favourite type of share investment — Index funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs): Don’t bother to try to beat the market; A good company is not necessarily a good buy; Lusha the chimp; What are index funds and ETFs, and how to get into them; The Buffett bet; 2 misunderstandings.
Why I’m sticking with shares for the long term — despite recent research: Provocative email from a listener; Research suggests cash deposits beat shares; Quibbles and serious concerns about the research; Best ways to invest in shares; Why I think shares will always win in the long term.