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"I just want to show all the people that you don't have to sit & die just because you get old. Keep doing things."

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Decorated war veteran, Jim (Pee Wee) Martin, of Xenia, Ohio, touched down Thursday on the same French field he and other members of the 101st Airborne Division heroically landed on in 1944

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The mortgage or KiwiSaver?

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The Reserve Bank is expected to increase the official cash rate again tomorrow putting more pressure on mortgage holders budgets. But should you cut your KiwiSaver contributions and divert the money into paying for higher loan costs?

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Mary Holm: Taking on troubling KiwiSaver myths

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Contrary to rumours, Govt has no plans to muddy retirement scheme, and hardship withdrawals are possible

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Labour reveals its KiwiSaver plans

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Labour Leader David Cunliffe restated his party's commitment to "universal" or compulsory KiwiSaver.

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Timely Reminder

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Would you say no to the Government giving you $20,000 over your working lifetime towards your retirement savings? I didn't think so.

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Thanks for having my back, KiwiSaver

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Dear KiwiSaver, Happy 7th birthday for July 1, and thank you for being in my life.

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Why New Zealand's Retirement System Works So Well

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America, you’ve undoubtedly heard, is facing a retirement crisis. Millions of boomers fear, often justifiably, that they’ll outlive their savings. But what you may not have heard is that some U.S. retirement experts think New Zealand may have the answers that would avert a crisis here.

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The Generate KiwiSaver Scheme strongly supports the stance taken by Commerce Minister Craig Foss

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Seriously ill Kerikeri woman Judi Finegan wanted access to her KiwiSaver to tide her over while recovering from a double mastectomy, but her provider ANZ Investments didn't think she was sick enough to receive her $14,700.

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Stop selling product and start advising, FMA warns

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The Generate KiwiSaver Scheme strongly believes New Zealanders should be given simple and effective advice on their KiwiSaver. It could mean the difference of hundreds of thousands of dollars to people in their retirement. We are proud to say that over 95% of our members have joined through an adviser and best of all that service is absolutely free!

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Social Security in decline: What the U.S. can learn from New Zealand's KiwiSaver program

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A good question to start with: What if workers controlled more of their retirement savings and the federal government less? The AARP and the Brookings Institution recently teamed up for an event on New Zealand's auto-saving plan: the KiwiSaver program. New Zealand ranks among the top five countries in the Heritage Foundation's Index of Economic Freedom, far ahead of the U.S., which was ranked 12th in the latest edition.

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