Q&As: KiwiSaver providers are poor educators (includes list of ethical KiwiSaver funds); No extra protection for KiwiSaver funds; Pros and cons of property v shares; The believer, the atheist and the agnostic.
Q&As: KiwiSaver and other managed fund investments protected from provider bankruptcy; How NZ shares have performed without the stars; Employee scheme helps reader double his share investment; Borrowing has big effect on property v shares; Property investors should remember improvements made; Hurry if you want to move to Whanganui!
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.
Response to a listener’s challenge on index and active share funds: One of his examples argues against him; The other is a questionable choice; The issue of US vs NZ data; Long terms prove nothing; Why fees matter; Another reader asks what if everyone did index investing.