This article was published on 7 May 2020. Some information may be out of date.

I won’t say “I told you so”. But I sort of did!

  • Listener points out that I warned of share plunge a week before
  • At least people have learnt from what’s happened
  • Renewed interest in share investing
  • Don’t believe market forecasters

No paywalls or ads — just generous people like you. All Kiwis deserve accurate, unbiased financial guidance. So let’s keep it free. Can you help? Every bit makes a difference.

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.