The magic of regular saving — both in and out of KiwiSaver: How compounding works; And… you buy more when it’s cheaper; The big KiwiSaver bonus; Beware of KiwiSaver contributions holidays; Take part in KiwiSaver even if you’re heading overseas soon.
Listeners’ questions on rental property and KiwiSaver. Questions include: Rental property — A good idea to buy a second rental?; KiwiSaver — Are providers rated?, Contributions versus mortgage repayment, What happens at 65?, What happens if I die before 65?, Join up under fives?
Why it’s not easy to get rich quick. How you might get rich quick without putting in heaps of time and taking high risk: Not via scams (discussed last year); The other ideas need luck; What would happen if someone found a low-risk easy way to get rich quick?; 3 ways you could try to get rich quick — 1. High-risk shares, 2. Start a new business, 3. Highly geared investments; What do they all involve?
Setting financial priorities — Best thing to do with excess cash: the rule about repaying debt versus investing; Applying this to: credit card and other high-interest debt, mortgages, student loans; Top priority for all: repay credit card debt. Next priorities: If you don’t own a home; If you have a home with a mortgage; If you have a mortgage-free home.