New research has revealed a gulf between regions in estate planning, sparking concerns about Aucklanders’ low level of financial protection.
The Future of New Zealand’s Estate Planning, an independent research report commissioned by Perpetual Guardian, found Auckland residents were at the bottom of the list in almost every estate planning category. This is a major issue, given that around one in three New Zealanders live in our largest city.
Perpetual Guardian chief executive Grant Kemble says the company commissioned the survey to gather more accurate information about New Zealanders’ estate planning and financial protection, including insights around Wills, Trusts, estates and EPAs...MORE»
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