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.
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.
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.
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.