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Shelley Hanna: Foreigners working here not eligible for scheme

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The eligibility rules to join KiwiSaver state that a person must be living or normally living in New Zealand, or employed overseas under the State Sector Act, and be a New Zealand citizen or entitled to remain in NZ indefinitely. They must also be under the age of 65. Any person not meeting these criteria cannot join.

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KiwiSaver: Land part of deal for first-home buyers

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Would-be owners cannot withdraw funds from savings scheme to help pay for the building of a house alone.

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More than one way to own your own home

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ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE: Who could you take the first step towards home ownership with

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Exceptions to the rules of debt

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OPINION: There is a basic rule of personal finance: pay off debt before you start to invest.

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Fears over KiwiSaver incentives

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KiwiSaver members are being wooed with free insurance and credit card rewards schemes, prompting concern from regulators and other providers.

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Buffett's stock pickers are beating the market

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Berkshire’s Ted Weschler and Todd Combs are delivering, according to Fortune’s analysis.

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Smart savings tips for students

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SIT student Olivia White, left, Harbour Asset Management managing director Andrew Bascand, director Oyvinn Rimer and SIT student Frances Smith chat after a Money Week talk at SIT.

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Consumer Watch: Get the best out of your nest egg

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Joining KiwiSaver doesn't mean your retirement savings are automatically sorted. Susan Edmunds talks to the experts about five crucial areas to get right to maximize a return.

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KiwiSaver's comeback Kings

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Thousands of "second-chancers" who fell off the property ladder, have climbed back on using KiwiSaver

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Five ways to stretch your savings across increasingly long retirement

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With people living longer one of the biggest worries for soon-to-be-retired folks is how to make their savings stretch out for the long-haul.

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