KiwiSaver: the gift that keeps on giving

By Linda Sanders In Money

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16th June, 2012
If you saw $2 lying on the footpath, you’d probably bend down to pick it up. And if you could save $5 when buying something at the supermarket by choosing a cheaper option, assuming everything else was equal, you’d select the better value item. Right? These are two ways of thinking about some of the benefits of joining KiwiSaver. For each dollar you save, you get almost another dollar from your employer and another 50c from the government. KiwiSaver literally is a gift that keeps on giving. A friend asked me the other day why she should bother joining KiwiSaver, given her earnings were ...

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