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Simplicity produces first KiwiSaver document in Te Reo

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 9:26 am | Simplicity

In a first for the KiwiSaver industry, nonprofit Simplicity has published the country’s first bilingual Product Disclosure Statement (PDS), the key public document for all KiwiSaver funds. More >>

Simplicity enters mortgage lending with 2.95% home loans

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 8:55 am | Simplicity

Simplicity, NZ’s fastest-growing KiwiSaver plan, today announced it would provide NZ’s lowest cost home loans to Simplicity’s first home buyers. More >>

Simplicity reaches $1B with best in class fund returns

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 9:37 am | Simplicity

Not-for-profit KiwiSaver and investment fund manager Simplicity reached $1 billion in total assets under management this week. This has been achieved in under three years, and almost two years ahead of schedule. More >>

Survey shows NZ businesses trail individuals in generosity

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 10:06 am | Simplicity

New research from nonprofit KiwiSaver manager Simplicity shows NZ companies give much less to charity than equivalent companies overseas. More >>

Research exposes wildly different kiwisaver projections

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 9:22 am | Simplicity

Simplicity today released a research paper showing up to a $1m difference in projections of KiwiSaver members future wealth, using the same assumptions. More >>

Simplicity announces new board members

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 10:01 am | Simplicity

Simplicity, NZ’s fastest growing KiwiSaver scheme, today announced the appointment of two new independent directors, and a future director, to support its growth. More >>

Aussie Bank Profit Clock’ launches

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 11:38 am | Simplicity

Simplicity today launched an ‘Aussie Bank Profit Clock’, which gives a live estimate of the profits of Australian owned banks operating in New Zealand. More >>

CGT clarification shows Kiwisaver gains for lower earners

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 2:03 pm | Simplicity

Clarification on the benefits of increased Member Tax Credits has led Simplicity to revise its estimates. Simplicity interpreted the wording of the final report as meaning that a 75c tax credit for every $1 contributed would apply, up to the current ... More >>

CGT benefits low income KiwiSavers at high earners' expense

Monday, 25 February 2019, 3:01 pm | Simplicity

Capital Gains Tax benefits low income KiwiSaver members, at expense of high earners More >>

Low fee Simplicity takes top spots for KiwiSaver returns

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 4:31 pm | Simplicity

The latest KiwiSaver returns for the 12 months to Nov 30th show Simplicity, NZ’s lowest cost manager, has ranked #1 in returns for Balanced and Conservative fund returns, and ranked 4th for Growth funds. More >>

Simplicity makes largest donation yet to save Kiwi lives

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 1:11 pm | Simplicity

Simplicity has become the first member of Lifeline’s ‘72 club’ launched yesterday, and is donating $72,000 to the charity. More >>

Simplicity Kiwisaver Opens the Door for Foster Kids

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 11:40 am | Simplicity

Simplicity, NZ’s fastest growing KiwiSaver Scheme, has today offered KiwiSaver accounts free of annual fees to foster children. More >>

24 questions to be answered in Royal Inquiry

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 8:58 am | Simplicity

Simplicity, NZ’s fastest growing KiwiSaver scheme, released today a list of questions that it believes should form the basis of a Royal Inquiry into the banking, insurance and finance sector. More >>

Simplicity launches NZ focussed funds with record low fees

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 10:18 am | Simplicity

Non-profit Simplicity has launched NZ-focused investment funds with record low management fees, as it seeks to offer more choice to members wanting to invest in NZ’s stock and bond markets. More >>

Fund managers pull in $40 million in fees since January 1st

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 9:50 am | Simplicity

While New Zealanders were on holidays in January, KiwiSaver fund managers charged more than $40 million in fees and will likely charge more than $525 million by end of the year. More >>

Simplicity Launch Free Financial Education in Plain English

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 5:36 pm | Simplicity

Non-profit KiwiSaver and fund manager Simplicity has launched free financial education for all New Zealanders, written in plain English, delivered 100% onlineand direct into workplaces. More >>

Kiwis care most about children at risk, the homeless and...

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 3:23 pm | Simplicity

A members’ survey carried out by nonprofit Simplicity KiwiSaver has confirmed that New Zealanders want charity focussed mostly on at risk children, the environment and the homeless. More >>

New KiwiSaver fund guarantees retirees income for life

Friday, 22 September 2017, 10:28 am | Simplicity

In a first for KiwiSaver, Simplicity is launching a new fund that guarantees its members a minimum after tax income of at least 5.00% per annum, for the rest of their lives. More >>

Top economist and Google exec to join Simplicity board

Friday, 2 June 2017, 12:54 pm | Simplicity

Economist Shamubeel Eaqub and senior Google executive Reuben Halper have agreed to join the board of directors of KiwiSaver Simplicity, reflecting its rapid growth and online, disruptive business model. More >>

Simplicity to launch lookalike KiwiSaver funds

Monday, 6 March 2017, 10:05 am | Simplicity

Simplicity unveiled plans today to branch into the investment funds sector, offering funds that operate outside of the KiwiSaver plan, but with fees at a fraction of the industry price. More >>

 

 

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