Gold

RNZ Radio 19 May 2016

KiwiSaver performance, and timing markets: When should we take note of KiwiSaver performance?; What’s happened since KiwiSaver started; Why shares always do best over long periods; Why timing markets doesn’t work; What to do about that.

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NZ Herald 8 August 2015

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.

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NZ Herald 1 August 2015

Q&As: Gold bugs disappear now that their price has plunged; 2 Q&As about older bank customers getting poor service; How to judge your financial adviser; 76-year-old doesn’t have to reduce risk.

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NZ Herald 23 May 2015

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.

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NZ Herald 20 September 2014

Q&As: Gold fans no longer to be seen now price has plummeted; Reader wishes she’d never heard of tax refund company; Alternative to KiwiSaver for 67-year-old; Is Buffett a better bet than an index fund?

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NZ Herald 26 April 2014

Q&As: Single mum can’t decide whether to renovate or sell; How come some seemed to get more Genesis Energy shares?; No I won’t give info on gold savings plan; What might be behind gold plan?; How many employers stop KiwiSaver contributions at 65?; Is employer playing fair with KiwiSaver contributions?; Complications for some self-employed in KiwiSaver.

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NZ Herald 6 July 2013

Q&As: Mother and son should probably go for the big trip; Reader confused — although not unhappy — with student loan rebate; Update on what’s happened to gold and silver prices; Type of mortgage would matter if bank defaults; Property and shares more alike than reader thinks; Diversification the best way; 2 more KiwiSaver providers that tell members about tax credit.

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NZ Herald 27 April 2013

Q&As: Steer clear of foreign exchange trading; Pensioner should also steer clear of finance companies offering high interest; How you can avoid partial assets sales shares in KiwiSaver; Not saying “I told you so” about investing in gold; Buying a home still a good idea for couple in late 40s.

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