Q&As: Million-dollar savings goals do more harm than good; Retirement expectations rise and so should saving; Don’t like one housing forecast? Here are some more; Several NZ passive fund providers.
Q&As: Many reasons why a winning active share fund won’t stay on top; Why do husband and wife’s funds perform so differently?; Offset mortgages more vulnerable than revolving credit loans; No plans for 2 big banks to follow others with offset mortgages; Do employers deserve praise for contributing to KiwiSaver?; Update on proposal to raise NZ Super age.
Q&As: Risky to put all your money in a single share; Reader recommends book and website about index funds; NZ research on active v passive similar to elsewhere; My maths is called into question; A reader doesn’t like debate in column…; …But another reader is happy; KiwiSaver rules if you move overseas.
Listeners’ questions, comments and quibbles on the last discussion — on index funds and exchange traded funds: How to begin at share investing; Some critical views about shares, index funds and corporations; Why fewer than half active funds can beat index funds; Medians and averages — the difference, and when it matters.