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Investment returns

The December quarter saw a sharp drop in the value of shares which resulted in negative performances for the Growth and Balanced Funds. Strong performances in earlier times, however, ensured that returns remained positive in periods greater than 1 year.  While our...

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Ethically growing your investment

As Christian KiwiSaver Scheme members we are a group of “ethically-minded Christians” who believe in the value of sound stewardship and in investing in assets that reflect Christian values.  That could sound rather boring and dull. However, one of our...

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What type of investor are you?

Being in the investment fund that best suits you is very important. Not knowing can cost you money if you make decisions that are a reaction to investment markets (e.g. a negative return) rather than a change in your personal circumstances or your feelings...

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Christmas message

Greetings and peace in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. At the end of another busy year, it is my pleasure and delight to wish you all a holy and blessed Christmas. This is a holy time in the Church’s year when we pause to celebrate the birth of Jesus...

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No fees for members under age 18

We are helping those under 18 get a start with their longer-term savings. We’re introducing a change from 1 January 2019 where Christian KiwiSaver Scheme members under age 18 will not have fees deducted from the quarterly investment earnings allocated to their account...

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Investment returns

September was another bumper quarter for investment returns. Equity markets continued to soar with the NZ and global share portfolios returning 7.4% and 7.3% respectively for the quarter. The performance of the lower risk bond portfolios was more mixed but...

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Time – the asset money can’t buy

When it comes to investing young people have a huge advantage: TIME. Time - you can never get it back. It’s the asset money can’t buy. The sooner savings begin, the sooner compound interest can start and its ‘magic’ needs time. Being in KiwiSaver gives a...

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Changes to KiwiSaver – what do they mean for you?

The Government has recently proposed some changes to KiwiSaver for next year. More contribution rates for employees. At the moment you can contribute at 3%, 4% or 8% of your pay. From 1 April 2019, it's intended that you’ll also be able to...

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Getting back into a savings habit is good for you

In a recent NZ Herald article Retirement Commissioner Diane Maxwell said "I was terrible with money, I didn't think I was going to live to grow old." She went on to say "I look back and I could weep over all the money I've wasted." How many times have you said...

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KiwiSaver gives the self-employed great options

If you’re self-employed then KiwiSaver provides a handy and cost-effective option to save for retirement. If you know someone who is self-employed then tell them, your friends and your family about Christian KiwiSaver Scheme, a KiwiSaver scheme...

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