Shares and share funds

NZ Herald 4 November 2017

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.

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NZ Herald 21 October 2017

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!

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RNZ Radio 19 October 2017

Why shares are the new houses for Generation Rent: A listener’s letter — well done on debt and saving!; How much should renters be saving?; KiwiSaver’s role; Where to put the savings; Where to get advice — banks? advisers?

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NZ Herald 7 October 2017

Q&As: Reader likely to be scam victim. Get out now!; Don’t overlook risks in share v property comparison; Reader offers data, but is it defensible?; 100% from shares in 5 years — without dividends; Does recent history spell doom?

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NZ Herald 23 September 2017

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.

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RNZ Radio 21 September 2017

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.

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NZ Herald 2 September 2017

Q&As: Taking socially responsible investing a step further — investing in ‘good’ companies; Tax-favoured shares not necessarily a wise investment; Lots of fee payments early on worry new KiwiSaver; NZ has low-tax high-dividend share funds.

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