Risk

RNZ Radio 30 May 2019

Understanding risk and return: A survey suggests New Zealanders don’t get it; What investments give the highest returns?; What do we mean by risk?; Who should take investment risk?

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RNZ Radio 21 February 2019

How the New ‘Smart Investor’ Tool Can Help You. What is Smart Investor? Listeners’ letters and how the tool might help them: Investing beyond term deposits; Mortgage or KiwiSaver? And saving outside KiwiSaver; Diversifying beyond KiwiSaver.

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NZ Herald 16 February 2019

Q&As: Should readers put inheritance into a rental property?; Should another reader keep their rental or seek higher returns?; Property versus shares over the last 10 years; Couple in late 70s should reconsider shares — and their adviser; Reader perhaps overrates paying down mortgage.

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NZ Herald 9 February 2019

Q&As: Self insure only for the small stuff; KiwiSaver not good for rainy day money – but diversification is important; Can’t beat mortgage repayment after taking tax into account; Mortgage versus KiwiSaver revisited.

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NZ Herald 26 January 2019

Q&As: Market timing is upside down – but reader shouldn’t do it anyway; Another reader seeks advice on timing, plus switching KiwiSaver providers; Use bond funds, not balanced funds, in retirement; Have I followed my own financial advice?; A correction about percentages of retirees in long-term residential care.

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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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