If you’ve lost income due to COVID-19 you’ll understandably be feeling financially stressed. You may be considering a KiwiSaver significant financial hardship withdrawal as a short term solution. The trouble is, this kind of short term relief can have an irreversible long-term impact on your retirement fund. Gillian Boyes, Manager of Investor Capability at the Financial Markets Authority has rounded up the key things you need to know.
This International Women’s Day, we talk to Alexandra Lipski, founder of Closing The Gap, which aims to get more women into investing. Alex is a keen investor herself, and was luckily keen to share some of her experiences and tips with us.