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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 >>

Simplicity KiwiSaver gets a podium finish first up

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 5:25 pm | Simplicity

In its first reporting period, Simplicity KiwiSaver's flagship growth fund was ranked third amongst 16 funds, according to fund survey analysis by Meville Jessup Weaver. More >>

Australian Banks Keep Truth From Kiwisaver Customers

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 5:08 pm | Simplicity

Simplicity Kiwisaver CEO Sam Stubbs has just announced that the new not-for-profit Kiwisaver scheme will fill the information gap left by banks who don’t want to disclose their actual fees in dollars and cents to KiwiSaver clients. More >>

New Vanguard ethically focussed fund welcomed

Monday, 31 October 2016, 11:06 am | Simplicity

Nonprofit KiwiSaver manager Simplicity today announced its decision to fully adopt a new Vanguard fund that eliminates investments in nuclear weapons, other controversial weapons (eg. landmines, and cluster bombs) and tobacco. More >>

Simplicity KiwiSaver welcomes ethically focussed fund

Friday, 28 October 2016, 2:54 pm | Simplicity

Nonprofit KiwiSaver manager Simplicity today announced its decision to fully adopt a new Vanguard fund that eliminates investments in nuclear weapons, other controversial weapons (eg. landmines, and cluster bombs) and tobacco More >>

Simplicity Kiwisaver Calls for Industry Transparency

Monday, 19 September 2016, 9:21 am | Simplicity

New nonprofit KiwiSaver scheme Simplicity today called on the Kiwisaver industry to address widespread deficiencies in their disclosure regimes and start being honest with their customers. More >>

KiwiSaver disruptor Simplicity beats targets, opens early

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 11:56 am | Simplicity

Major KiwiSaver disruptor Simplicity announced today that it would open early to thousands on its waiting list. More >>

Why I agreed to become a trustee for Simplicity KiwiSaver

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 2:57 pm | Simplicity

(Peter Neilson will be a Trustee of the Simplicity Charitable Trust. He is a former finance minister and former CEO of the Financial Services Council. The views expressed are his own and do not constitute financial advice} More >>

A New Era Kiwisaver Plan Declares War on Fees

Monday, 1 August 2016, 9:43 am | Simplicity

The launch of a new nonprofit KiwiSaver Plan today declares war on high fees, and a new online era for New Zealand’s future retirees. More >>