Investing basics



Essential information and tips for beginners and seasoned investors alike looking to navigate the world of investing.


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Guide to auto-investing

Put your investing on repeat. Learn about auto-investing - the consistent investment approach to help save for your future. Learn more >

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Why it’s important to have investment goals

Understanding your investment goals can provide a sense of purpose when investing and are an essential part of financial planning. Learn more >

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The benefits of financial advice

Financial decisions you make today can have long lasting results on your future. Find out if it's worth getting financial advice and the benefits of it. Learn more >

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Our simple guide to term deposits

Your one-stop guide to understanding term deposits, including how they work, their pros and cons, and how to choose the right one for you. Learn more >

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Is your Prescribed Investor Rate tax rate set correctly?

Set your PIR tax rate correctly so you don’t have to deal with more tax return paperwork at the end of the financial year! Learn more >

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Term deposit vs savings account

We break down their key differences between term deposits and savings accounts to help you decide which is best for you and your financial goals. Learn more >

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How to save for a house deposit faster

When you’re saving for your first home, every dollar counts. But with the right saving strategies, you can get into your own home sooner. Learn more >

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Term deposit laddering explained

Explore how term deposit laddering works, the pros and cons associated with this investment strategy, and how you can get started with laddering. Learn more >

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Guide to index investing

Explore what index investing is and why it can be a smart strategy for Kiwis looking to enter the investment game. Learn more >

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PIE Income & Tax: What You Should Know

Learn about what a Portfolio Investment Entity (PIE) is, and the tax impacts that holding investments in a PIE can have. Learn more >

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How much money do I need in retirement?

Discover how much you might need for retirement based on your lifestyle and get tips to boost your savings for a comfortable retirement. Learn more >

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How much to save for my first home loan deposit

Figure out the first home deposit you’ll need, and how to reach that goal with the help of your KiwiSaver. Learn more >

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Managed Funds
Managed Funds

The smart, easy, low-cost way to make your money work hard for you.

KiwiSaver
KiwiSaver

Enjoy greater control over your future with the help of AMP KiwiSaver Scheme. Where will your retirement savings take you?

Workplace savings
Workplace savings

New Zealand Retirement Trust (NZRT), our flexible workplace-based retirement savings scheme designed to help you save for a more comfortable retirement.

Aussie Super Transfer
Aussie Super Transfer

Our guide can help you make an informed decision about whether or not to transfer your Aussie retirement savings to New Zealand.

UK Pension Transfer
UK Pension Transfer

Transferring your retirement savings from the UK can help you to consolidate your assets, making it easier to control and manage your savings.

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All investments

No matter what your goal is, or how long you have to get there, we’ve got a range of investment options to help you achieve the retirement you deserve.