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    The Investor: Are Bonds Really all that Beautiful?
    NZSE40 - Past 30 Days
     20 October 2012
    Bonds are beautiful. That's certainly the message when you look at a recent Reserve Bank list of returns on 11 different types of investments, including New Zealand, Australian and international shares, property, farms, bonds and cash.
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    The Investor: Property beats shares – or does it?
    6 Oct 2012: At first it looked as if a recent article in the Reserve Bank Bulletin might help with the perennial question: Is it better to invest in property or shares? But no such luck!... more
    The Investor: Help Needed For Retirees To Live It Up A Bit
    22 Sep 2012: I'm disappointed. Retired people have been gaining access to their KiwiSaver money for several months now, but there's no emergence of good new products to help them manage their savings.... more
    The Investor: Retirement Spending Puzzle Solved
    25 Aug 2012: It was a question that got people thinking. Massey University senior lecturer Claire Matthews had just finished a presentation at the Workplace Savings NZ conference on how much people spend in retirement. "How come most of the spending totals for two-person households are more than twice the one-person totals?," somebody asked.... more
    The Investor: Tax Deductions Not All They’re Sometimes Cracked Up To Be
    11 Aug 2012: A comment I overheard from a young man recently worried me. Talking about some kind of investment in race horses, and he said, "I put in $1000 a month. But I can deduct $800, so it's hardly costing me anything." ... more
    The Investor: Kiwisaver Graduates Face Some Choices
    28 Jul 2012: It's decision time for the first KiwiSavers "graduates" – those over 65 who have been in the scheme for five years. But there’s no rush.... more
    The Investor: More than One Way to Fill a Financial Gap
    14 Jul 2012: This is one of those columns – like the one in which I confessed that I don't have a goal for my retirement savings – that might make the 'conventional wisdom' people cross. But here goes: We don’t all need a sizable emergency fund sitting in a savings account.... more
    The Investor: Many Kiwisavers Contribute Too Much Or Too Little
    16 Jun 2012: Some people are putting too much into KiwiSaver– arguably anyway. Meanwhile, others contribute nothing or too little to get the most out of the scheme, and would be rewarded for taking steps to change that in the next two weeks.... more
    The Investor: The Older You Are, The Better The Deal In Kiwisaver
    19 May 2012: Wake up and smell a more comfortable retirement, middle-agers! A survey released today shows that no-longer-youthful New Zealanders are less likely to be in KiwiSaver and more critical of the scheme. And yet arguably they get the best deal out of it.... more
    The Investor: How the Lolly Choice has Changed
    5 May 2012: The economists have given up on the idea, and it’s time the rest of us did too. I’m talking about making financial decisions based only on the cold hard facts and numbers, and not taking into account emotional and psychological factors.... more

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