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  •   Home > News > Business > Features >  Subscribe to NZCity's Personal Finance articles  Personal Finance
    Surprising confusion over NZ Super
     30 April 2006
    One of the most surprising results of the recent ANZ-Retirement Commission Financial Knowledge Survey was the amount of confusion over NZ Super (New Zealand Superannuation).
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    Kiwis need to be more interest-savvy
    8 Apr 2006: Do you know how to minimise the interest you pay on debt, and maximise the interest you earn on savings?... more
    Thinking About Investing?
    11 Mar 2006: Imagine if, like the subject of a recent Sorted Poll, you were left $50,000 by your Aunt Edna. What would you do with the money?... more
    Retirement savings – how much do I need?
    12 Feb 2006: Seventy per cent of your current income is a good rule of thumb for working out how much you need to fund your retirement.... more
    Not interested in Interest? You should be
    26 Nov 2005: This month the Reserve Bank increased the Official Cash Rate by 0.25% and commentators are picking mortgage interest rates may hit 9.5% by the end of the year. ... more
    Financial planning for women
    3 Nov 2005: If you're a woman, the good news is that you can expect to live years longer than the men you know of the same age. But the downside of a longer life is that your finances are going to have to last longer too. ... more
    How to take control of your retirement
    29 Oct 2005: Dreaming of retiring and traveling the world or partially retiring so you can turn your hobby into an occupation? If you want to give yourself choices about how you live in retirement, it’s time to get serious. ... more
    What you owe – and what you own
    22 Oct 2005: How much cash would you have in your back pocket if you sold everything and paid off all your debts today? That’s your net worth - the difference between what you own and what you owe. ... more
    No magic in making money grow
    2 Oct 2005: Pocket money day - it's a perfect opportunity to teach your kids some real money skills. Rather than seeing it as a payment for good behaviour, or for doing jobs around the house, try using it to teach your children about saving, spending and making money grow.... more
    The five step guide to getting a mortgage
    28 Sep 2005: House buying is like looking for a needle in a haystack – it’s often hard finding the home you love and that fits your budget. Chances are you’ll also have to negotiate a mortgage. So how do you go about getting a good deal on a mortgage?... more

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