Christian KiwiSaver Scheme
A mixed quarter as the economies continued to recover around the globe (albeit unevenly). Shares generally performed better than fixed interest investments (in an environment where there was some pressure on interest rates). COVID-19 and vaccine rollout progress continued to make headlines.
Anglican Financial Care (AFC) recently appointed Margaret Bearsley as Chief Executive. After being in the role for a month we decided to sit down and have a friendly Q&A with her.
This was another quarter of good returns with shares again putting in solid performances. As economies reopened and combined with positive economic news globally (though it was uneven across regions) many share markets continued to climb higher.
For many investors “risk” is a scary word when it refers to their investments. A couple of sayings in the investment world are “no investment is without risk” and “investors who take on more risk expect to receive a higher level of return over time”. But what is risk in terms of your investments?
Anglican Financial Care (AFC) recently announced the appointment of Margaret Bearsley as Chief Executive. Margaret will be succeeding Mark Wilcox, who has served as Chief Executive at AFC for almost eight years.
Did you know that if you put money into your KiwiSaver that the Government will give you additional KiwiSaver money absolutely free? We’ve found that some members could benefit even more from this opportunity.
I have been invited to contribute some thoughts for the Easter season, on behalf of the Board of Anglican Financial Care. The first thing that came to mind is that our members and customers are a mixed bunch. Some lay, some ordained, some Anglican, some from other...
It is always difficult to predict what is going to happen. Who would have predicted the pandemic, and the variety of responses, in 2020? Returns in 2021 are likely to be just as interesting. Events like the pandemic come and go but returns over the longer term are...
Investment returns (before tax and fees) for the quarter ending 31 December 2020 are: Returns were solid over the quarter despite the growth in virus cases and renewed lockdown announcements. Equities (shares) in particular posted strong...