2022 was a turbulent year for investors. Globally, share markets fell by over 15%, while here in New Zealand KiwiSaver funds fell on average 6% to 10% over 12 months. The big question on everyone’s mind now is what will 2023 bring? Are things going to improve, will it be more of the same, or could it get worse? And what should I do?
Is GST on KiwiSaver fees a stealth wealth tax?
The recent introduction of a taxation bill in Parliament was designed to tidy up aspects of charging GST.
In defence of Reserve Bank governor Adrian Orr
Given the recent berating of Reserve Bank governor Adrian Orr for overstimulating the economy during Covid, leading to raging house...
Simplicity blasts Fletcher Building for lack of Gib
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How to keep your head in the heat of a market crisis
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Coronavirus: 10 reasons to feel optimistic about jobs and the economy amid Covid-19
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Sam Stubbs encourages CEO's to self-sacrifice during tough economic times
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Keeping your nerves during the Coronavirus market freefall
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Government moves to change settings for default funds: Q&A with Amanda Morrall
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Lower for longer interest rates, predicts Sam Stubbs
I fear making economic predictions.
What happens to debt when you die? Amanda Morrall talks SmartMoney
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"Thanks for the $12b, minister. But please, give us the plan, man."
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The future of money in 500 years; Sam Stubbs reads the tea leaves
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The coming decade of wealth: why Sam Stubbs is so confident we're heading into a boom
It's dangerous to make economic predictions.