Children and money

NZ Herald 22 July 2017

Q&As: Helpful Rule of 72, and which KiwiSaver return is most accurate?; Correction on KiwiSaver fee breaks for children; A good way to choose a financial adviser; Online event on women’s financial futures.

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NZ Herald 15 July 2017

Q&As: Gift vouchers have their faults, but they’re not scams; How to find a financial adviser that doesn’t receive commissions; Why KiwiSaver returns on your own contributions are so high; KiwiSaver providers that don’t charge fees for under-18s; Winners of seminar tickets contest.

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NZ Herald 17 June 2017

Q&As: Should retirees stop their health insurance?; 2 reasons why students should participate in KiwiSaver; My maths was OK!; Reader suggests doing a trial run on retirement budgeting; Retired couple doing fine on $600,000; More research needed on changing NZ Super age.

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NZ Herald 10 June 2017

Q&As: Don’t miss KiwiSaver tax credits — and why kids do miss out; How to calculate tax credits for new KiwiSavers and those turning 18 or 65; Savings goal from adviser looks too high; Please email to say how well you’re doing in KiwiSaver.

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NZ Herald 13 May 2017

Q&As: Would-be foreign exchange trader should give it a miss; Are credit cards sometimes tied to mortgages? Does it matter?; Young son might learn more than one lesson; Reader suggests ways to cut food bill.

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NZ Herald 15 April 2017

Q&As: Best long-term investment for entrepreneurial teen; Reader aghast that beneficiary can keep savings; Pictured foot is impressive; Grateful reader’s pension rises after reading column. Plus: Free online booklet about investment risks.

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NZ Herald 1 April 2017

Q&As: University probably the best route to a new start for woman; Credit cards not linked to mortgages; Clearing up info on Residential Care Subsidy and gifting; Do small gifts count when apply for that subsidy?

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NZ Herald 18 March 2017

Q&As: Trusts may no longer enable well off elderly to get subsidy; Possible trap for parents giving money to adult children; What KiwiSaver rules would change when under National plan; Partial KiwiSaver tax credit in year you turn 65 — or 18; Good reasons for using a credit card.

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NZ Herald 11 March 2017

Q&As: Mum objects to teenager being offered credit card; Newish Code places more responsibility on lenders; Another reader has trouble extending credit card limit; Help for people struggling to pay rates.

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