Property

NZ Herald 17 December 2022

Q&As:
– Is now a good time to trade up to a bigger house?
– How much will $1,000 grow in KiwiSaver over time?
– An update on the active v passive debate
– More KiwiSaver providers let over 65s withdraw from just one of their funds

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NZ Herald 10 December 2022

Q&As:
– Reader leaves marriage with $3 million – what to do with it?
– Widowed pensioner finds inheritance “very scary”
– Only some KiwiSaver providers offer this service for the retired
– 3 Q&As on investing versus reducing a mortgage

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NZ Herald 3 December 2022

Q&As:
– Drip feed or invest the lot at once?
– Credit cards harder to get in retirement
– Should 11-year-old get into direct investing in NZ shares?
– Mother of 7 gets degree — and comes out on top
– Would-be investor in rental property shouldn’t count on gain
Plus:
– Meaningful Christmas Gifts

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NZ Herald 12 November 2022

Q&As:
– Does couple need to “use the equity” in their home?
– Subdivide and then sell, or rent out the old home?
– Buying and selling in the same market not so simple
– How to sell a property without an agent

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NZ Herald 22 October 2022

Q&As:
– When it can be good to be in debt — how rental property works
– Adviser didn’t listen
– Are term deposit investors being treated unfairly?
– How best to turn shares into deposit for child’s home
– Using KiwiSaver for its lower fees

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NZ Herald 8 October 2022

Q&As:
– Getting out of share market is not wise
– Keep an eye on economic numbers — but not to predict share markets
– Did reader lose during KiwiSaver provider transfer?
– No, don’t cut your contributions!
– Reduce risk on spending money
– Should older investors stick with term deposits?
– 2 readers sing the praises of cross lease property

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NZ Herald 24 September 2022

Q&As:
– Keep that money out of KiwiSaver, unless…
– Does Simplicity’s recent performance prove passive investing is no good?
– Last week’s couple may have been referring to house size
– Reader’s terrible experience with cross lease property
– Justifying NZX50’s inclusion of dividends

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NZ Herald 17 September 2022

Q&As:
– Which type of housing will grow fastest in value? Who knows?
– Should all family members be with the same KiwiSaver provider?
– How to sign up children to KiwiSaver, and how to contribute to it
– Reader suggests alternative investment for 6-year-old with inheritance
– When older people can still get a mortgage

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NZ Herald 10 September 2022

Q&As:
– There’s still hope for scam victims
– Gloomy reader was wrong one year later, and 11 years later!
– Retired couple’s two worries — fluctuating KiwiSaver and access to the money
– What to do with 6-year-old’s inheritance

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NZ Herald 23 July 2022

Q&As:
– Proposed KiwiSaver change would help, not hurt, young Mums
– Changes to KiwiSaver savings suspensions seem to be working
– Rule of 72 tells how long for an investment to double, or what return it earned
– Getting clever with bank term deposits
– What to do when facing KiwiSaver loss

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