Fin-Ed Centre News

Financial literacy is a global issue which attracts much attention in the media. The Fin-Ed Centre's unique overarching expertise means that its financial literacy specialists are often called upon for comment by the media, across a broad range of topics.

Proposed KiwiSaver changes good, but don’t go far enough
KiwiSaver expert Dr Claire Matthews says proposed changes to the scheme being considered by government are a step in the right direction, but could...
Superannuation shortfall widens – but it’s not all bad news
The gap between NZ Superannuation how much retirees spend has widened significantly and many are working beyond the age of 65 to pay for the...
Should student debt be a parent's problem?
It's the million-dollar question for many parents out there - if your child has a student loan, should you help them to pay it off? Dr Pushpa Wood...
Fin-Ed Centre director recognised by Indian community
Dr Pushpa Wood has received the Indian Diaspora Award in recognition of her contribution to education and improving New Zealanders' financial...
Five budgeting tips for retirement planning
Retirement can be expensive. It's hard enough to calculate how much money you'll need to live, let alone how to plan for hidden and unexpected costs.
Should you give your kids pocket money?
As director of the Westpac Massey Fin-Ed Centre, one of the most common questions Dr Pushpa Wood gets is, 'Should I give my children pocket money?'
Young adult reliance on parents for financial advice could be risky
Young New Zealanders still rely on their parents for financial advice, despite many harbouring doubts about the quality of that advice, new Massey...
Why you should care about your staff’s finances
Your employee's financial concerns and problems are your problems too, writes Fin-Ed Centre director Pushpa Wood.
A DIY approach to retirement planning
How much should I save for retirement? It's a question that often freaks people out - but that doesn't need to be the case because there's plenty of...
Superannuation shortfall still significant for most
Rising housing and household utility bills mean most Kiwis' superannuation payments still don't cover their costs of living, despite an increase in...

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