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Mark Lister: Five reasons to sell your NZ shares

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"For the past few years, New Zealand has been the place to be for share investors. Our market has powered ahead, proving more resilient during weak periods than overseas markets, yet rising just as much during periods of strength."

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KiwiSaver schemes' members in dark as banks spread risk

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"Bank KiwiSaver schemes are making a poor fist of telling savers where their cash is invested. KiwiSaver schemes hold a lot of cash, with many default and conservative savers opting for cash funds, or conservative funds with heavy cash holdings."

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KiwiSaver schemes' members far from informed

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"More than one-third of KiwiSaver schemes' members do not know which fund they are in, a survey says"

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Choose a change for the better says FSC to Kiwi savers

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"Most people are now choosing their own KiwiSaver scheme, the just released sixth annual review of KiwiSaver by the IRD reports, which hopefully sees a shift from conservative funds to a better earning balanced or growth scheme where savings nest eggs could be at least $250,000 bigger, says Financial Services Council CEO, Peter Neilson."

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Brave KiwiSaver schemes' members reap rewards

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"KiwiSaver growth funds lead the way with 10% rise a year for the past five years".

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KiwiSaver: The five biggest myths

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Experts look at the top five myths about KiwiSaver. Read this article to find out some of the common misunderstandings

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Getting KiwiSaver schemes to the masses

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“Undoubtedly one of the biggest issues in the market is the aggressive attitude banks are taking towards getting people to switch to bank-run schemes”

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Best time to switch KiwiSaver provider

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"The KiwiSaver scheme you are in should be the one you expect to produce the returns you need to deliver the savings you think you need in retirement, market researcher Colmar Brunton was paid to interview 1000 KiwiSaver schemes' members aged 65 or over, and one of the questions it asked was whether they had switched provider at any time, and why they did it"

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KiwiSaver Q&A With Generate

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Generate's CEO sits down with New Zealand Asset Magazine in a special report. "With Over 50 KiwiSaver schemes already in the market, why start another?"

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KiwiSaver Scheme Managers Need Third-Party Adviser

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"There is no doubt the land grab that started when KiwiSaver was launched is in full swing. There is also little doubt the banks with their size, distribution force and access to customers are all conquering."

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