Q&As: Who should add a windfall to KiwiSaver, and who shouldn’t; Reader gets fun out of direct share investment; Was Rabobank included in recent stress tests?; Is there any point in reader continuing pension contributions?; Which KiwiSaver funds are ‘ethical’.
Q&As: Should we bail out of bank accounts if house prices plunge 40 per cent?; All bank accounts and term deposits affected if a bank fails; Thanks but no thanks to a suggested video; Share funds much safer than finance companies were; 65-pluser should stick with KiwiSaver given employer’s generosity.
Q&As: 80-year-old is still spending up large; What happens when bank KiwiSaver providers invest heavily in their own products?; The complexities of buying an apartment; Another KiwiSaver provider offers regular withdrawals in retirement; Auckland housing market not a Ponzi scheme, but how about the Greater Fool theory?
Q&As: Banks shouldn’t favour new customers, but reader shouldn’t have big credit card debt; Gold doing OK in NZ dollars, but that’s not the point; Why advisers tend to favour low-risk investments and why they shouldn’t; Banks have a wide range of financial advisers.
Q&As: Financial advisers fail to give good advice on risk to woman in 20s; If a bank fails, a percentage of all accounts would be frozen…; And only a small amount in transaction accounts would be exempt; Reader is disappointed that I didn’t discuss the tax on gains from property.
Q&As: How should high-saving couple allow for emergency money?; Will reader’s children squeak through and get KiwiSaver kick-start?…; …And will another reader’s partner?; Some bank depositors’ money at risk if bank gets into trouble; Shouldn’t borrowers be the ones who bail out a bank?