Shares and share funds

RNZ Radio 8 March 2018

Has rental property had its run?: The market is slowing; Government changes — mortgages, tax on gains etc; Pros and cons of investing in a rental; Why rentals are riskier than they seem; Comparing rental and share returns; The landlord personality.

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NZ Herald 3 March 2018

Q&As: Alternative commission gives real estate agents incentive to get you a high price; Yes I was dead serious about telling woman to save less and spend more; Great granddad’s KiwiSaver gift a great idea; Ideas for 16-year-old’s inheritance; Helpful website for tiny house owners and people with land to share.

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NZ Herald 24 February 2018

Q&As: How to tell if you’re on track with your KiwiSaver savings; Reader is saving too much, spending too little on fun; Even conservative KiwiSaver funds go negative sometimes; Allowances paid to employees not included in KiwiSaver contributions.

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NZ Herald 17 February 2018

Q&As: It’s not crazy to buy when the share market falls; Recent volatility helps KiwiSaver members decide about their fund; KiwiSaver or term deposits for a retiree?; Withdrawals from all managed funds are tax-free; What happens to KiwiSaver tax credit in the year you turn 65?; Is internet banking safe?

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NZ Herald 10 February 2018

Q&As: What to do when employer doesn’t make KiwiSaver contributions on overtime pay; Is it OK for employer to encourage workers to join KiwiSaver?; KiwiSaver withdrawals not taxed; Long-term share and rental property investments about equal; Better to buy a section for tiny house?; Last week’s angry reader now remorseful.

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RNZ Radio 8 February 2018

Coping with a falling KiwiSaver balance: What share market declines do and don’t mean; How much does a drop in shares affect KiwiSaver and other investors?; What you should do; Another way your balance could fall — interest rate changes.

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NZ Herald 3 February 2018

Q&As: Is a tiny house on wheels financially wise?; Young couple should go ahead and buy a home, despite the market; Last week’s binary options victim “deserves to be fleeced”; 2 Q&As about Israel’s connections to binary options; Do more bathrooms mean more use of water?

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NZ Herald 25 November 2017

Q&As: House prices do fall — plus what to do if you’re worried about new rateable values; Tips if you’re considering a tiny house…; …or a mobile home; Why I’m sticking with passive — or index — funds.

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RNZ Radio 16 November 2017

How to invest $10,000: Inheritance? A win? Goal achieved? Celebrate!; Repay high-interest debt; Emergency fund; Repay mortgage; Investment — how long? risk tolerance? In KiwiSaver?; Short-term; Long-term scared; Long-term brave.

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NZ Herald 11 November 2017

Q&As: A way out for couple who seem to be deprived of KiwiSaver first home help; Shares v property 1 — each to his or her own; Share v property 2 — don’t follow the crowd and don’t pay too much; 2 Q&As on atheists and agnostics.

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