[Book] The Complete KiwiSaver
Wednesday 8 April 2009
Newly released, the best of both earlier books and updated to include the changes made by the National-led government - which have opened up the scheme to thousands more New Zealanders.
By The Landlord
The Complete KiwiSaver
Everything you need to know, By Mary Holm $29.95
Hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders have every reason to be grateful for Mary Holm's widely acknowledged KiwiSaver expertise. Through her seminars and columns, they know that no one understands the ins and outs of the scheme better. Her two previous books on the scheme have been goldmines of information.
Holms' third KiwiSaver book brings together all Mary's expert knowledge, including up-to-the-minute advice on the impact of the recent changes that have opened up the scheme to thousands more New Zealanders, putting them on the path to home ownership or a comfortable retirement. With free money, 'painless' contributions and much more flexibility than most people realise, the question, 'Why wouldn't you join KiwiSaver?' is even more valid now.
This book also extensively surveys all the Kiwisaver providers, so you can find out who offers ultra-safe funds, risky but high-growth funds, 'ethical' funds, flexible contributions and much more. Mary covers issues you won;t find on provider websites. has the ceo invested in KiwiSaver? for example. It's a good question - and Mary dares to ask it, and gets a reply!
Nobody else has done such comprehensive research, and Mary's comparisons make it so easy to decide whether you should stick with your provider or switch to get a better deal. This book is also full of creative new ideas on how to make KiwiSaver work best for you, while keeping risk to a minimum.
This is the book every KiwiSaver and prospective KiwiSaver can't afford to be without.
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