This segment was broadcast on 10 November 2016. Some information may be out of date.

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
  • On December 8: Other reasons

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Mary Holm is a freelance journalist, a director of Financial Services Complaints Ltd (FSCL), a seminar presenter and a bestselling author on personal finance. From 2011 to 2019 she was a founding director of the Financial Markets Authority. Her opinions are personal, and do not reflect the position of any organisation in which she holds office. Mary’s advice is of a general nature, and she is not responsible for any loss that any reader may suffer from following it.