This segment was broadcast on 25 January 2018. Some information may be out of date.

Apprentices v graduates

The importance of starting to save early
  • How can 2 conflicting studies both be true?
  • How much difference 2 years makes to lifetime saving
  • Applying this to KiwiSaver
  • Taking inflation into account

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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.