This segment was broadcast on 4 October 2018. Some information may be out of date.

What worries you about KiwiSaver

Listeners’ questions

Topics covered include:

  • Understanding the basics
  • Can the government be trusted?
  • Are fees ripping off children in KiwiSaver?
  • Do parents commit their kids to KiwiSaver?
  • Comparing KiwiSaver and non-KiwiSaver investments

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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.