Monthly Archives: May 2019

How trends and attitudes affect retirement income policy

31/05/2019 I have listed the various ways in which government policy in New Zealand contributes to retirement income adequacy – led by NZ Superannuation and Kiwi Saver, but also including various health benefits, the Accommodation Supplement, Super Gold Card and … Continue reading

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Decumulation Revisited

17/5/2019 This is the year for another Retirement Income Policy Review, carried out three-yearly by the Commission for Financial Capability (as successor to the Retirement Commission it inherits this requirement). At the end of April, I took part in a … Continue reading

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Better Later Life – He Oranga Kaumātua

3/5/19 As I foreshadowed in my previous blog, the Seniors’ Minister Tracey Martin released a discussion document in Auckland on 12th April and opened consultation on a new ageing strategy. There is much to admire in this document and very … Continue reading

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