Risk

RNZ Radio 9 August 2018

How to get women more interested in investing: Research shows men are more knowledgeable and confident; Women are in more conservative investments; Why? — some thoughts from a recent discussion; Suggestions on how to close the gap.

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NZ Herald 30 June 2018

Q&As: Reader’s analysis is iffy — NZ shares have grown more than house prices; KiwiSaver member unhappy with post-65 withdrawal process; Do the calculations on whether higher term deposit rates are worth it; Simple and fair taxation impossible, but we have to try.

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NZ Herald 23 June 2018

Q&As: Check credit ratings before investing in finance companies; Reader gets higher term deposit interest by asking; Possible interest rate rise and what to do about your mortgage; How KiwiSaver employee contributions are counted towards tax credit.

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NZ Herald 24 March 2018

Q&As: How to tell term deposit institutions apart; Frugal superannuitants seem hurt by last week’s column; Real estate agent defends colleagues, and shares a couple of secrets; Dividend reinvestment plans work well for many shareholders; 2 Q&As on who is a professional.

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RNZ Radio 27 April 2017

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.

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NZ Herald 15 April 2017

Q&As: Best long-term investment for entrepreneurial teen; Reader aghast that beneficiary can keep savings; Pictured foot is impressive; Grateful reader’s pension rises after reading column; Free online booklet about investment risks; Correction about internet link.

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RNZ Radio 30 March 2017

Gender and Investing: How gender affects goal setting; Are men or women more likely to take risks?; Are women or men more likely to trade frequently?; Which gender is scammed more?; As a result…; Messages for each gender.

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RNZ Radio 21 April 2016

Good borrowing: How gearing boosts returns — and losses: Good and bad borrowing; A simple example of gearing; Compare this with investing without borrowing; 2 other ways gearing is risky; Can you cope with gearing?

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