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Playing loan sharks at their own game

Friday, 17 March 2017, 10:13 am | Commission for Financial Capability

The Commission for Financial Capability has unveiled an unusual tactic after hearing stories from young people about being fleeced by loan sharks and the impact this has had on their lives and their futures. Some didn’t know their rights; others ... More >>

Have your say on financial advice legislation

Friday, 17 February 2017, 3:10 pm | Commission for Financial Capability

A draft bill to improve the regulation of financial advice has been published for consultation. More >>

New babybot takes on KiwiSaver

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 9:26 am | Commission for Financial Capability

It’s alive! Artificial intelligence is taking over conversations about KiwiSaver with the launch of a new chatbot. More >>

Should all superheroes get NZ Super?

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 12:11 pm | Commission for Financial Capability

Superman has dealt with his ageing fears, now Batman is tackling the question of who should get NZ Super in the latest release of four new ‘Toys talk retirement’ interactive videos. More >>

Review of Retirement Income Policies: Toys Talk Retirement

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 12:56 pm | Commission for Financial Capability

We promised we were going to do things differently with our 2016 Review of Retirement Income Policies and we don’t like to disappoint. More >>

Should the residency requirement increase for NZ Super?

Friday, 28 October 2016, 3:12 pm | Commission for Financial Capability

A new paper investigates the issues around people who move to New Zealand and become eligible to receive NZ Superannuation. More >>

Got the know-how, time for some action

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 11:29 am | Commission for Financial Capability

New Zealanders have come out near the top of an international survey into financial knowledge, behaviours and attitudes. More >>

Global Forum on ‘Today versus Tomorrow’

Monday, 10 October 2016, 12:16 pm | Commission for Financial Capability

Experts from 48 countries will be meeting in Auckland this week to discuss their challenges and successes in building financial capability across diverse and ageing populations. The global symposium, held in New Zealand for the first time, is jointly ... More >>

Fears over financial security in retirement

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 9:47 am | Commission for Financial Capability

A sobering picture of the worries felt by New Zealanders about retirement has been revealed in a new survey. The snapshot poll was carried out by the Commission for Financial Capability and found 86% were apprehensive about their financial security ... More >>

Money Week 2016: Keeping your trolley loaded

Monday, 5 September 2016, 11:08 am | Commission for Financial Capability

New research has revealed that many New Zealanders underestimate how much filling their shopping trolley in retirement will cost them. But they also don’t realise how well KiwiSaver could help them meet those bills. More >>

Today vs Tomorrow? NZ-OECD Agenda Released

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 12:37 pm | Commission for Financial Capability

An array of international speakers has been lined up to give their insights into financial capability at the NZ-OECD Global Symposium in Auckland. More >>

Businesses ignore NZ’s ageing workforce

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 10:45 am | Commission for Financial Capability

The number of New Zealanders working past 65 is on the rise but a new survey has found most businesses are not geared up for them. More >>

KiwiSaver Hits and Myths

Friday, 29 April 2016, 12:31 pm | Commission for Financial Capability

The largest ever public survey of KiwiSaver has revealed the reasons why people join, highlighted their concerns and discovered what makes them stop saving. The most popular reason to enrol was the most obvious and the reason KiwiSaver was set up – one ... More >>

KiwiSaver – what would you do?

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 8:44 am | Commission for Financial Capability

Two and a half million of us have joined KiwiSaver since it began, but not everyone is benefiting or getting the most out of it. The Commission for Financial Capability has been asking why and what can be done about it, as part of a review of retirement ... More >>

Why the mouse had to go

Friday, 1 April 2016, 11:34 am | Commission for Financial Capability

After 16 years the Sorted mouse has taken some of his own financial advice and decided to live life large in retirement. In his place is a new and improved Sorted, full of personalised tools and designed to work perfectly on mobiles and tablets, so that ... More >>

Police offered programme to improve their financial know-how

Friday, 12 February 2016, 3:12 pm | Commission for Financial Capability

Police personnel are being offered the chance to improve their financial know-how through the Police Moneywise Course, a collaboration between the Commission for Financial Capability and the Police and Families Credit Union. Research has shown that financial ... More >>

 

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