Information about SAVING and
INVESTING in New Zealand.......

Contact Us

Stuart Scott
SavingWorks (NZ) Ltd
5 Rupi Court, Mt. Wellington, Auckland 1072
Phone: (09) 527 8449
Mob: 0274 901 884

Saving & Investing in New Zealand

Many of the "experts" say New Zealand has a low savings rate. State welfare has traditionally been
blamed for undermining private savings rates.

Similarly the ability to borrow to invest in residential property and the subsequent tax effectiveness that can be generated from this have made the traditional savings pathways of bank deposits & super schemes look very second rate.


The savings landscape has been changed by the introduction of KiwiSaver and the inducements the Government is offering to people who join up.

 If you would like to find out about KiwiSaver Scheme  performance and to learn about the very few KiwiSaver Schemes that are actually getting good results get my free white paper  that discusses my suggested strategy. CLICK HERE.

Workplace Superannuation Schemes

Recent Governments have added incentives not to save such as workplace superannuation and the Cullen Fund. The message the latter send is a very loud "don't worry we'll look after you" - so rational but ill-informed households dont worry and their savings rate plunges.

UK Pension Transfer 

Transferring your pension from the UK can give a worthwhile end result, but there are a number of traps for the unwary. Many operations and advisors do not point out these traps because they are more interested in the fees they generate rather than giving you advice that benefits you. GO HERE TO GET THE PENSION TRANSFER GUIDE.

The Best Way to Save

I believe it is important that you save on a regular basis, and the ideal savings vehicle has the following features: