Lower for longer interest rates and trade wars continue to leave markets guessing

Australasian share markets were standouts in July with the NZX50 Gross index up 3.

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Simplicity hits $1 billion and tops the performance charts

Today Simplicity hit a combined $1 billion in funds under management via our KiwiSaver and Investment funds.

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How much debt is too much?

New Zealanders love borrowing.

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What a difference a month can make! June markets rally on US posturing and confidence

Investors may have suffered from a bit of whiplash last month as US equity markets drove a sharp U-turn recovery...

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Don't treat investors like idiots

The KiwiSaver industry sometimes struggles to treat investors like the intelligent people they are.
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How to make your KiwiSaver grow faster at Christmas time

KiwiSaver may not be at the top of the traditional xmas wish-list but here's why...
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Simplicity offers KiwiSaver accounts free of annual fees to foster children

We recently discovered from one of our members that few foster children have a KiwiSaver...
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What does it mean to be an ethical investor and where do you draw the line?

Dumping tobacco, landmines, cluster weapons and nuclear weapons manufacturers from our investment portfolio was a...
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Brexit, Trump and the end of the bond market rally and what it means for KiwiSavers

2017 may be a new year in terms of the calendar, but for investment markets...
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Farewell 2016. Bring on the party in 2017 for NZ KiwiSavers and Investors

In spite of recent earthquakes, real and political, I’m as bullish on NZ as I’ve ever...
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Craig's guide to a well planned retirement. Don't panic, get planning

It's fair to say many folks have no idea on how much to save between...
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How to choose a KiwiSaver fund Part One The Conservative Fund deconstructed

Recently we released our first fund updates showing our performance and ranking it against our...
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Flagship Simplicity fund takes second place in the rankings, bolstering case for low fee funds

Our first fund performance figures are in, and we're delighted to share the results.
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Gov't tabling proposed changes in KiwiSaver fees disclosure

Sometimes change is glacial, sometimes violent.
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