This segment was broadcast on 19 October 2017. Some information may be out of date.

Why shares are the new houses for Generation Rent

  • A listener’s letter: well done on debt and saving!
  • How much should renters be saving?
  • KiwiSaver’s role
  • Where to put the savings
  • Where to get advice — banks? advisers?

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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.