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KiwiSaver case of worker with Down Syndrome supported

Saturday, 11 August 2018, 12:13 pm | Commission for Financial Capability

Action by mother Joan Fairhall on behalf of her 39-year-old son, Tim, to have his KiwiSaver funds released early is being supported by the Commission for Financial Capability (CFFC), and its head, Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell. More >>

KiwiSaver law changes adopt Commissioner’s recommendations

Monday, 2 July 2018, 12:32 pm | Commission for Financial Capability

Proposed changes to KiwiSaver in a bill introduced to Parliament will open the scheme to people over 65 for the first time, and enhance it for thousands of others, says Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell More >>

Ageing workforce white paper highlights the need to act

Friday, 29 June 2018, 3:59 pm | Commission for Financial Capability

Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell said the Commission for Financial Capability (CFFC) valued being part of the group that today released a white paper on the ageing workforce, viewing it as a springboard for future work. More >>

KiwiSavers miss out on $270 million – employers may be to blame

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 2:15 pm | Commission for Financial Capability

More than half a million KiwiSaver members left $270 million of government contributions unclaimed last year, and employers may be partly to blame. More >>

Money summit tackles barriers to wealth

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 9:57 am | Commission for Financial Capability

The risk of many New Zealanders reaching retirement with little or nothing will be addressed at the New Zealand Financial Capability Summit on June 12. More >>

Fighting the fraudsters

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 6:25 pm | Commission for Financial Capability

New research has found 33 per cent of New Zealanders have been actual or intended victims of scammers. More >>

Cooking up Ways to Combat Debt

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 4:47 pm | Commission for Financial Capability

Hospitality students from Ignite Colleges teamed up with the Commission for Financial Capability last week, to help South Aucklanders tackle debt. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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