Investment optimism remains high

The news is pretty good in the latest barometer reading of people‚Äôs intentions. Investor confidence is at record high levels, managed funds are picked as the second most popular investment and the awareness of KiwiSaver continues to grow. Continue reading “Investment optimism remains high”

Economic outlook and the savings challenge

This morning I would like to give you a quick snapshot of the economy; in particular, an overview of the main economic challenges New Zealand faces and the steps the government is taking to deal with them. Continue reading “Economic outlook and the savings challenge”

Financial planning firm appoints KiwiSaver specialist

Southland financial planning firm Bennett and Co is embracing KiwiSaver by taking on a new staff member specifically to promote the savings scheme to employers. Continue reading “Financial planning firm appoints KiwiSaver specialist”