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Why you shouldn’t necessarily choose a fund based on fees

15 Nov 2021

One marketing tactic used by KiwiSaver providers is to advertise “low fees.” But should low fees guide your decision when choosing a KiwiSaver fund?

Can default funds ever be ethical?

7 Nov 2021

If you’re a conscious consumer, shouldn’t you also be a conscious investor? Read on if you want to figure out how.

Default funds 101: Everything you need to know about default KiwiSaver funds

31 Oct 2021

What does it all mean? Could you be missing out on money? What should you do? Read on and we’ll tell you everything you need to know.

Step-by-step guide to home loans

25 Oct 2021

Don’t let the home loan process intimidate you. I’ve put together a step-by-step guide to walk you through it so you can be prepared and confident.

Is your KiwiSaver provider catfishing you?

18 Oct 2021
Joe Taylor
Joe Taylor

How can you be certain that your KiwiSaver provider is being truthful about where they invest your money?

What really happens to my KiwiSaver when I turn 65?

11 Oct 2021

Your KiwiSaver fund is designed to help you save so that you can live comfortably in retirement. Read more as to what your options are next.

The ultimate guide to KiwiSaver returns

3 Oct 2021

Are you confused about KiwiSaver returns? Understanding KiwiSaver returns will help you make sure you are in a fund that performs well - meaning it makes you more money.

Why getting financially savvy can help your mental health

27 Sep 2021

Money-related stress is linked to anxiety, depression and sleeplessness. When we feel depressed or anxious, it can be harder to make good financial decisions.

How do I withdraw my KiwiSaver funds?

20 Sep 2021

As always, BetterSaver is here to give it to you straight. What can you use your KiwiSaver funds for, when and how do you get access, and how much will you have?