KiwiSaver Kick-start ends. Q&As: Patience needed on new first home KiwiSaver withdrawal rules; How to get around KiwiSaver guardian rules; Reader skeptical about Reserve Bank statements.
Q&As: How would Labour’s proposed variable KiwiSaver contributions rate work?; Labour’s capital gains tax and… shares; …public submissions before the tax is enacted; …how inheritances would be treated; …family homes and baches in a trust; …using part of the home for business; …its effect on house prices; …its effect on rents.
Q&As: Use accessible KiwiSaver money to repay credit card debt, and probably mortgage too; What exactly does growth in GDP mean?; 3 readers are unhappy with charities asking for more…; And a fourth points out how complicated it can get; An error last week about donations to St Johns?; Reader happy with his healthcare insurance.
Ill wind not as bad as it seems. An email from a Christchurch reader has got me thinking. “In any game it is either a win, loss or a draw,” he writes. “Right now there are plenty of losers, nationally and globally — individuals, institutions, banks, organizations, even one or two countries. So who are the winners?”