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Time for financial advisers to step up on KiwiSaver

3 June 2020 - New Zealand’s KiwiSaver market has probably reached the critical mass required to create opportunities for financial advisers to assist, the Financial Markets Authority’s chief executive says.

Retirement Commissioner: Collective effort from advisers needed

27 May 2020 - Advisers may need to find a way to work collectively to help New Zealanders through the Covid-19 disruption, Retirement Commissioner Jane Wrightson says.

Don't use KiwiSaver for investment property - yet

4 February 2020 - The Interim Retirement Commissioner’s proposal to allow KiwiSaver first-home withdrawals to be used for investment properties came tantalisingly close but didn’t quite make it to the recommendation phase.

Increase Govt KiwiSaver contribution: Commission

29 October 2019 - Almost quadrupling the value of the Government's member tax credit for KiwiSaver members might get more self-employed people contributing, the Retirement Commissioner says.

Allow KiwiSaver withdrawals for investment properties

15 October 2019 - KiwiSaver rules should be relaxed so that first home withdrawals can include investment properties, the Interim Retirement Commissioner is proposing.

FMA tackles green-washing

1 October 2019 - The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) wants providers to explain what makes their investment products "responsible".

Financial advisers help tackle stress

27 September 2019 - Financial advisers have a significant role to play in helping New Zealanders overcome money stress, the Commission for Financial Capability (CFFC) says.

Advice rules created 'two-tier' market, working group says

10 September 2019 - More advice is needed to boost the fortunes of the New Zealand capital markets, a new report says.

Smart Investor tool wins prize

25 July 2019 - Smart Investor, the online tool that enables people to search and compare New Zealand investments such as KiwiSaver, shares and bonds, has won an international...

Have your say on Super and KiwiSaver

16 July 2019 - Submissions are now open on the government’s Review of Retirement Income Policies, including questions around Superannuation and KiwiSaver. The...

Fund managers worry comparison tool unfair

27 February 2019 - Fund managers have taken issue with Sorted’s new tool for investors, which allows quick comparisons of a range of investments, including managed funds.

Investors given Disclose insight

20 February 2019 - A new online tool, Smart Investor, is being launched today to help Kiwis search and compare New Zealand investments such as KiwiSaver, shares, bonds and other types of managed products for the first time.

Shanks: Use Money Week to have advice message heard

4 September 2018 - Financial advisers should take the opportunity of Money Week to remind New Zealanders what they can do to help build their financial resilience, Financial Advice New Zealand says.

Funds not 'true to label': Researcher

7 September 2017 - When is a 'balanced' fund not a balanced fund? When it takes the risk of a growth fund, one researcher says.

New legislation may give advice industry new life

16 August 2017 - The financial advice industry is well-positioned for growth, if it is willing to make changes.

Bigger questions to ask of retirement policy: Report

25 July 2017 - Analysts says the 'jokey' 2016 review from the Retirement Commissioner missed some of the big questions.

It's official: Retirement Commissioner calls for change

15 December 2016 - The Commission for Financial Capability has called on the Government to make sweeping changes to the eligibility criteria for NZ Super in the second phase of its 2016 Review of Retirement Income Policies.

Ken and Barbie used to sell retirement message

13 December 2016 - The Commission for Financial Capability is winning industry plaudits for it's use of a digital interactive platform that uses Ken and Barbie dolls to raise awareness about New Zealand's ageing population and the need for increased saving.

CFFC calls for seven changes to KiwiSaver

8 December 2016 - The Commission for Financial Capability has recommended to the Government that KiwiSaver providers should disclose the total dollar cost of all fees on annual statements in its just released 2016 Review of Retirement Income Policies.

Fee debate welcomed

5 December 2016 - The Commission for Financial Capability has welcomed fresh debate on the touchy subject of KiwiSaver fees after a new report suggested there was an "unhealthy focus" on fees - rather than the overall outcome delivered by various schemes.

Pension changes could hit migrants hard

1 November 2016 - Some advisers may have to redo their clients’ retirement calculations if a proposed change to the entitlement rules for NZ Super goes through.

Industry must embrace change: CFFC

6 September 2016 - Too many New Zealanders are still confused about where to get advice, how to work out whether it is the right advice for them and whether it is any good.

Associations swerve Money Week

31 August 2016 - Adviser groups are giving Money Week a miss this year.

Ageing workforce an issue for advice

15 June 2016 - New Zealand’s financial advice industry is being warned it will need to come to grips with questions about ageing.

Lack of advisers a '10- to 30-year problem'

23 May 2016 - An ageing adviser workforce means New Zealanders may not be able to get advice when they need it - and the problem could last decades, AMP's director of advice says.

Sorted site redesigned

3 February 2016 - Sorted.org.nz’s relaunch is set to take place in March. Sorted is run by the Commission for Financial Capability, and offers tools and resources to help...

Retirement income policy review terms tabled

2 February 2016 - New Zealand’s retirement commissioner is being asked to look at how retirees managing their money using things such as annuities and reverse mortgages.

Five-year KiwiSaver break too long

14 January 2016 - KiwiSaver members should not be allowed to “set and forget” a five-year contributions holiday, providers and industry commentators say.

Associations should step up to help consumers find advisers: Boyle

10 December 2015 - Adviser associations and other industry groups should be doing more to inform consumers of how they can access advice, the Commission for Financial Capability says.

KiwiSaver drain on Government coffers

24 September 2015 - Government's contribution to KiwiSaver balances has been “substantial”, a new Treasury report says.

Appetite for annuities

1 September 2015 - New research shows many New Zealanders nearing retirement age are interested in an annuity-type product that will give them a guaranteed income.

Retirement planning has to start somewhere: FMA

13 August 2015 - It is difficult for people nearing retirement to get access to the financial advice they need, it has been argued.

Retirees have low risk tolerance but high expectations

12 August 2015 - Advisers who want to encourage their clients into less conservative investment options to provide better retirement income may have a hard road ahead of them, new research indicates.

Advisers offer free service

11 August 2015 - IFA advisers will be manning the phones to provide free advice during Money Week this week, but the association’s chief executive isn’t expecting them to be run off their feet.

Options discussed to improve KiwiSaver

15 July 2015 - A number of simple steps could dramatically improve the financial wellbeing of KiwiSaver members if there was industry collaboration to implement them,  investor education workshops have been told.

Review should consider how to attract advisers

15 July 2015 - How to attract the next generation of advisers into the industry has been identified as a key concern at a recent panel discussion.

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AIA 4.55 3.19 3.19 3.49
AIA Special - 2.69 2.69 2.99
ANZ 4.44 3.15 3.25 ▼3.39
ANZ Special - ▼2.55 ▼2.69 ▼2.79
ASB Bank 4.45 3.19 3.19 3.49
ASB Bank Special - 2.69 2.69 2.99
Bluestone 4.44 4.44 4.44 4.44
BNZ - Classic - 2.65 2.69 2.99
BNZ - Mortgage One 5.15 - - -
BNZ - Rapid Repay 4.60 - - -
BNZ - Std, FlyBuys 4.55 3.25 3.29 3.59
Lender Flt 1yr 2yr 3yr
BNZ - TotalMoney 4.55 - - -
China Construction Bank 4.49 4.70 4.80 4.95
China Construction Bank Special - 2.65 2.65 2.80
Credit Union Auckland 5.45 - - -
Credit Union Baywide 5.65 4.75 4.75 -
Credit Union South 5.65 4.75 4.75 -
First Credit Union Special 5.85 3.35 3.85 -
Heartland 3.95 2.89 2.97 3.39
Heartland Bank - Online - - - -
Heretaunga Building Society 4.99 4.35 4.45 -
HSBC Premier 4.49 2.60 2.65 2.80
Lender Flt 1yr 2yr 3yr
HSBC Premier LVR > 80% - - - -
HSBC Special - - - -
ICBC 3.99 2.58 2.68 2.79
Kainga Ora 4.43 3.29 3.39 3.85
Kiwibank 3.40 3.40 3.54 4.00
Kiwibank - Capped - - - -
Kiwibank - Offset - - - -
Kiwibank Special 3.40 2.65 2.79 3.25
Liberty 5.69 - - -
Nelson Building Society 4.95 3.45 3.49 -
Pepper Essential 4.79 - - -
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Resimac 3.49 3.45 3.39 3.69
SBS Bank 4.54 3.29 3.19 3.49
SBS Bank Special - 2.79 2.69 2.99
The Co-operative Bank - Owner Occ 4.40 ▼2.69 ▼2.75 ▼2.99
The Co-operative Bank - Standard 4.40 ▼3.19 ▼3.25 ▼3.49
TSB Bank 5.34 ▼3.35 3.49 3.79
TSB Special 4.54 ▼2.55 2.69 2.99
Wairarapa Building Society 4.99 3.75 3.99 -
Westpac 4.59 4.15 4.09 4.49
Westpac - Offset 4.59 - - -
Westpac Special - ▼2.55 2.69 2.79
Median 4.55 3.19 3.22 3.39

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