Q&As: Are Bonus Bonds a good place for retirement savings?; How safe are Bonus Bonds?; Another KiwiSaver provider that allows regular withdrawals in retirement; Happy reader moving into new home — thanks partly to this column.
Q&As: Calculators that measure your life expectancy more accurately; Is it better to repay a mortgage or save?; Don’t overreact to worry that KiwiSaver retirement withdrawals could be limited; Don’t assume any interest rate trend will continue; What would happen to members’ savings if a KiwiSaver provider went bust.
Q&As: Financial advisers fail to give good advice on risk to woman in 20s; If a bank fails, a percentage of all accounts would be frozen…; And only a small amount in transaction accounts would be exempt; Reader is disappointed that I didn’t discuss the tax on gains from property.
Q&As: Women’s gifting circles look to be illegal, and…; …they could lead to ‘an abundance of hate’; Shortish-term money shouldn’t be in shares, despite adviser; An advantage of regularly investing the same amount, whatever the market does; One provider charges less for non-KiwiSaver funds.
Q&As: Why are NZ banks following the lead of their Aussie parents?; Should reader spread money over several banks, just in case?; Two readers have no sympathy for younger daughter in recent Q&A, but…; Another reader’s idea is more harmonious; Auckland house prices too high? Try Taupo.