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RNZ Radio 20 September 2018
Ethical (or responsible) investing - what we say versus what we doView - It's FREE!
NZ Herald 4 November 2017
Q&As: KiwiSaver providers are poor educators (includes list of ethical KiwiSaver funds)
NZ Herald 2 September 2017
Q&As: Taking socially responsible investing a step further - investing in 'good' companies
RNZ Radio 13 October 2016
Listeners' questions, comments and quibbles on the last discussion - on index funds and exchange traded fundsView - It's FREE!
NZ Herald 10 September 2016
Q&As: Ethical investing can be effective - even if it's not done perfectly
NZ Herald 3 September 2016
Q&As: Should student earn interest while running up student loan?
NZ Herald 27 August 2016
Q&As: Who should add a windfall to KiwiSaver, and who shouldn't
Radio NZ 12 November 2015
Two issues: Is home ownership the only way to go? And ethical investingView - It's FREE!
NZ Herald 20 December 2014
Q&As: Couple gets a second chance for the KiwiSaver first home subsidy
NZ Herald 13 December 2014
Q&As: New Zealanders are 'all talk and no action' on ethical funds
NZ Herald 14 December 2013
Q&As: Wisdom for bankrupt couple from one who has been there
Syndicated column 9 October 2010 - Prospering from booze, bets, bombs and butts
It won't be everyone's cup of tea - or perhaps I should say glass of scotch - but the performance of a US share fund called the Vice Fund suggests that investing in what other people shun can pay off.View - It's FREE!
NZ Herald 13 February 2010
Q&As: Some active share funds will do better than passive index funds, but it's impossible to predict which ones
NZ Herald January 31 2009
Q&As: Several options for 20-year-old who worries that the state of the world makes KiwiSaver iffy.
NZ Herald September 13 2008
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Syndicated column April 29 2008: Ethical investing likely to catch on here
Ethical investing - which has been increasingly popular in other western countries - is likely to catch on in New Zealand now that KiwiSaver providers have to state in their investment documents whether they offer this option.View - It's FREE!
NZ Herald July 28 2007
Q&As: KiwiSaver providers that are offering ethical investment funds.