Q&As: Should teacher buy in Whanganui now so she can move there later?; Reader gets it wrong about share market index; Mixed bag of comments on shares v rentals.
Q&As: Is this the time to get out of the share market?; Reader questions last week’s couple’s financial management; Another suggests they look at private schooling; Yet another suggests selling their home and renting elsewhere; Just one provider lets KiwiSavers invest directly in shares.
Investment risks — Part 1. In a four-part series, Mary talks about the risks described in the newly updated booklet she wrote for the Reserve Bank, “Upside, Downside — a guide to risk for savers and investors”. You can download it here. In this session: The one high-return, low-risk ‘investment’; Risk is not a dirty word.
Q&As: Is the family home an investment?; You can get a benefit even if you have savings…; …And having 1 or 2 boarders won’t affect your benefit; 2 letters on study options for last week’s correspondent; One way to save for retirement travel in Europe; Should ‘whingers’ take care of elderly parents themselves?
Q&As: Which is better — a KiwiSaver share fund or KiwiSaver property fund?; KiwiSaver investments don’t change at 65, unless you’re in a life stages option. What are they?; No tax consequences of parents’ gift to help pay off mortgage; Bring UK shares over and pay down mortgage.