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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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Investment returns

Another positive quarter ensured that solid returns were reported for each of the funds in the quarter ended 30 June 2018. The benefits of diversification were evident with lower returns on bonds being more than offset by exceptional returns for shares....

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Ethical at heart

Welcome to the first edition of the quarterly newsletter under the Christian KiwiSaver Scheme banner. As you know, in March we relaunched our KiwiSaver scheme with a new name. Underneath the new name, there are three simple words: ethical at heart. We...

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Investment returns

Returns over one, three and five years were all positive. However, in the latest quarter investors were reminded that returns are not always positive. The three-month returns were affected by many things but largely concerns about international trade,...

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