Investment returns

NZ Herald 3 November 2018

Q&As: Couple in 70s plan to sell house and rent. Why not?; Stay conservative if you don’t know when you’ll need the money; Member of bank KiwiSaver scheme watching his balance too closely; Future government unlikely to limit KiwiSaver withdrawals in retirement.

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RNZ Radio 8 March 2018

Has rental property had its run?: The market is slowing; Government changes — mortgages, tax on gains etc; Pros and cons of investing in a rental; Why rentals are riskier than they seem; Comparing rental and share returns; The landlord personality.

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RNZ Radio 15 September 2016

Why I’m sticking with shares for the long term — despite recent research: Provocative email from a listener; Research suggests cash deposits beat shares; Quibbles and serious concerns about the research; Best ways to invest in shares; Why I think shares will always win in the long term.

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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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The Investor 6 October 2012

Rental property beats shares — or does it? At first it looked as if a recent article in the Reserve Bank Bulletin might help with the perennial question: Is it better to invest in property or shares? But no such luck!

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The Investor 7 April 2012

Slow and steady not always the way to win. Slow and steady isn’t always best when it comes to regular investing. We’ll look at making annual investments, to keep it simple. But the same principle applies to contributing to KiwiSaver or other investments in which you make more frequent deposits of the same amount.

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NZ Herald 10 December 2011

Q&As: Three readers offer advice to early 60s couple looking for jobs — go and look around the country; check out motels; try a B&B; AMP responds to a KiwiSaver’s concerns about returns; A Christmas message; More letters from readers giving advice to couple seeking work.

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