This segment was broadcast on 5 November 2015. Some information may be out of date.

KiwiSaver for children and younger people

  1. Under 18s
  • Differences in KS for under 18s
  • Should you sign up a baby or child under 18?
  • Should you make contributions to a child’s KS account?
  1. Over 18s
  • Best way to save for first home
  • KS help for first home buyers — 2 aspects
  1. Which type of fund for the young?

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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.