The 5 Most Popular KiwiSaver Blogs Of 2017

09 March 2018 / Published in Your Money

There’s no better time to start thinking about your future than right now. Whether it’s planning for when you can put your feet up in retirement or how you’ll get into your first home, you should be checking on your KiwiSaver account regularly.

We’ve pulled together the five most read ASB KiwiSaver Scheme posts of 2017, an excellent starting point for those interested in making the most of their KiwiSaver account.

10 Years of KiwiSaver: Time for a KiwiSaver Check-Up

KiwiSaver hit a big milestone last year when it turned 10yrs old. To celebrate, ASB senior wealth economist Chris Tennent-Brown looked back on its first ten years and offered some helpful tips for checking up on the health of your investment.

KiwiSaver and your retirement (even if it’s close)

Even if you’re close to retiring, it’s still important to understand how KiwiSaver can work harder for you and how the simple choices you make now can make a big difference for your future. Here’s a quick breakdown of KiwiSaver and how it can complement superannuation.

Saving for your first home with KiwiSaver

Saving for your first home isn’t easy. So it’s important you know how KiwiSaver may help contribute towards your first home purchase. These are some of the things to keep in mind if you choose to use your KiwiSaver for first home withdrawal.

Our KiwiSaver Facebook Live Q&A (and even more answers to your questions)

As interest in KiwiSaver has grown, so too has the number of questions Kiwis have had regarding their retirement savings. You can check out our full length Facebook Live Q&A and read over the answers to some other commonly asked questions here.

Are you receiving your government contributions?

Lastly, one of the benefits of KiwiSaver is that each year for every $1 you put in, the Government will contribute $0.50, up to $521.43. Find out how you can make sure you get your government contributions here.

Need a little more help with your ASB KiwiSaver Scheme account? To check you’re in the right fund for your goals, head to our help me choose tool or see how much you may have in your ASB KiwiSaver Scheme account for your first home withdrawal or retirement with our calculator. If you’re not already an ASB KiwiSaver Scheme member, you can join or transfer here.

Interests in the ASB KiwiSaver Scheme (Scheme) are issued by ASB Group Investments Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of ASB Bank Limited (ASB). ASB provides Scheme administration and distribution services. No person guarantees interests in the Scheme. Interests in the Scheme are not deposits or other liabilities of ASB. They are subject to investment risk, including possible loss of income and principal invested. For more information see the ASB KiwiSaver Scheme Product Disclosure Statement available from ASB’s website and the register of offers of financial products at www.business.govt.nz/disclose (search for ASB KiwiSaver Scheme).


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