As Australian banks make more and more money in New Zealand, they contribute less and less to the economy. Here's what we can do about it.
KiwiSavers like you and me are the benefactors New Zealand's infrastructural development is looking for, says Simplicity’s Sam Stubbs.
With over 2.8m members, KiwiSaver is the most successful financial product in New Zealand since the chequing account. Simplicity managing director Sam Stubbs looks at its potential for New Zealand.
Things might be bleak internationally, but as we close out 2016 there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about our own economic future, as Sam Stubbs explains.
Over the past month, buried in the finance and markets pages of the Herald and elsewhere, there’s been a war brewing over KiwiSaver. The cause is the arrival and quick success of Simplicity, a not-for-profit Kiwisaver scheme. Simplicity’s Sam Stubbs responds to the latest, most aggressive attack from the sector.