Q&As: Online banking timing — which banks do what?; Bank safe deposit boxes becoming a rarity; Why the price of gold is more likely to be heading down than up.
Q&As: What happens to your money when it seems to disappear for a few days in the bank?; Flexibility an issue when deciding how to go about repaying a mortgage quickly; Would gains on the sale of gold or silver be taxable?; The pros and cons of holding on to gold coin gifts.
Q&As: With extra to pay off a mortgage, should you add to principal repayments or shorten the term of the loan?; Graph of gold price history tells some interesting stories; Transferring money from UK to New Zealand to take advantage of higher interest rates here could be risky; Under what circumstances can Inland Revenue take money out of your KiwiSaver account?
Q&As: Can a reader foresee gold and silver prices, and foreign exchange rates? Time will tell; Eggs in baskets matter as much now as ever — plus the difference between active and passive fund management; Can you invest with more than one KiwiSaver provider?; KiwiSaver for New Zealand resident with overseas employer — plus how to choose a provider.
Q&As: A reader goes on a merry-go-round trying to get information on PIR tax rates for couples; I stick to my ground on gold’s unsuitability as a large investment for most people — despite two readers’ arguments; A good reason not to dig up gold on the conservation estate; More on alternatives to “Mum and Dad investors”, and a call for more creativity.
Q&As: Reader’s golden suggestion for investing proceeds of a house sale is worrying; 3 Q&As about KiwiSaver details — for people in other super schemes, children, and newly signed up KiwiSavers; More ideas on alternatives to “Mum and Dad” investors, including from a top government official.