This segment was broadcast on 5 October 2017. Some information may be out of date.

Worries and misunderstandings about NZ Super

  • Is Super likely to be reduced for those with more money?
  • Is the age of eligibility likely to rise?
  • Is Super an investment you’ve made over your working life?
  • How NZ Super is taxed
  • What might happen to NZ Super rates and starting age

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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.