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The Kiwi Saver scheme is now 6 yrs.’ old, with budget changes announced in 2008 and 2011 respectively. Máire Dwyer’s paper is a timely review of Kiwi Saver principles and the fit and place of Kiwi saver, within the evolving retirement income system.
Australian Researcher says NZ Super as good as Aussie. A comparative analysis.
Professor Rob Guest’s comparative article for 2013 CFLRI Review
Do you belong to a Superannuation Scheme related to your work? How much do you know about it? About 10% of working people still belong to a Superannuation Scheme related to their employment other than KiwiSaver. Although the FMA ( Financial markets Authority) has overview of such schemes and produces a report each year with overall statistics, there is not much to be found elsewhere about individual schemes and their advantages, disadvantages and security.
Let us know about any scheme you belong to, its reputation and how happy you are with it? Comments will be anonymous.
The University of Auckland Business School contains a Retirement Policy and Research Centre (RPRC) with a vast range of papers and materials on New Zealand Retirement income . Finding their website and details, using the Auckland School of Business website as the first step, I find difficult and not helpful, but when you get there the information available is excellent. Continue reading
The latest RPRC quarterly Update is now available here.
Please note the information about the Overseas Pensions forum at the University of Auckland on 6 June (page 4).