Why sticking with NZ investments is foolish: Diversification — NZ is a tiny portion of world markets; How to invest offshore — in KiwiSaver and elsewhere; What about foreign exchange risk?; How much of your investments should be offshore?; Is investing offshore disloyal to NZ?; What is hedging, and is it good?
Q&As: Car buying decisions not always rational; Should young man invest in Fiji, buy a house, or neither?; Why it takes so long to process KiwiSaver contributions; When must self-employed make employer contributions to KiwiSaver?; I will try to run more non-KiwiSaver Q&As; Last week’s picture offends a reader.
Q&As: Paying off mortgage — and getting rid of badly undiversified portfolio — are two great ideas; KiwiSaver can work well for student; Laying out the details on KiwiSaver exit fees; Buying shares directly from overseas broker cheaper in short run, but may not be wise.
Q&As: Some active share funds will do better than passive index funds, but it’s impossible to predict which ones; Don’t go chasing high-performing KiwiSaver funds — here’s how to choose your provider; Another index fund available in New Zealand; Fee-charging advisers don’t gain from putting clients in higher risk investments than they should.