KiwiSaver changes “chip away at certainty around retirement planning”

Budget changes to KiwiSaver may make the scheme less attractive for people to join, according to Tower Investments CEO Sam Stubbs. “Perhaps more disconcerting for potential members is that KiwiSaver’s rules have been changed again by the Government, which starts to chip away at certainty around retirement planning arrangements.” Stubbs made the comments as default […]

KiwiSaver remains best saving option for most, says ISI

Despite the changes to KiwiSaver announced in the last Budget the scheme remains the best long term savings vehicle for most New Zealanders, according to the Investment Savings & Insurance Association (ISI). As expected the changes signalled by the Government include halving the Government-paid Member Tax Credit from July 1, making employer contributions subject to […]