One year experiment investing in Index Funds in New Zealand

Index Funds Experiment For the last year, I have conducted an experiment in investing in Index Funds. Over the year I have invested $10,000 in about 570 different companies in New Zealand, Australia, and the United States. Our investment has returned $85.00 of dividends (that’s 19 free coffees a year millennials) and increased approximately 8%…

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How important are low fees for your KiwiSaver

Why does it matter? This is the final part of my KiwiSaver series looking at just how important low fees are for your KiwiSaver. Choosing a low fees, passive KiwiSaver provider could end up adding thousands to your retirement balance by the time you retire. This is advice I personally follow. Firstly, lets recap: In the…

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Whats the best KiwiSaver fund for me?

Why it matters It seems like most Kiwis have no idea about what is the best KiwiSaver fund they should invest in. This is a huge problem as being in the wrong fund, especially if you are under 40, could cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars by the time you retire. When I first…

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