Insights from conference on retirement income

Conference run by Retirement Policy and Research Centre at University of Auckland, 26 April 2019. Speakers included Minister of Consumer Affairs Kris Faafoi.

  • Broad aim: Smoothing lifetime consumption. What does that mean?
  • NZ Super: How poor are 65+ people? Can we afford Super in future?
  • Health in old age: Not all worrying
  • Decumulation (spending retirement savings): Help from government needed. Home ownership issues
  • NZ on world stage: What we do well

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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.