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Home Equity Release
The following is a selection of articles and radio broadcasts mainly from January 2005 to the present. To explore this topic in more depth and access earlier columns, please use the search box.
NZ Herald 15 December 2012
Q&As: The pluses outweigh the minuses when putting kids into KiwiSaver
NZ Herald 8 December 2012
Q&As: Child's KiwiSaver account highly unlikely to shrink to zero
NZ Herald 1 December 2012
Q&As: Reverse mortgages can work well, if you know what you're doing
Syndicated column 22 September 2012 - Help needed for retirees to live it up a bit
I'm disappointed. Retired people have been gaining access to their KiwiSaver money for several months now, but there's no emergence of good new products to help them manage their savings.View - It's FREE!
NZ Herald March 24 2007
Q&As: Should we blame the banks for soaring house prices?
NZ Herald March 10 2007
Q&As: Many elderly, and others, could benefit from rates postponement schemes.
NZ Herald March 3 2007
Seeking your questions about KiwiSaver
NZ Herald January 27 2007
Q&As: Unclaimed money may be yours!
NZ Herald January 13 2007
Q&As: Options for a newly retired couple with $200,000 and no home include part-time work, buying a home with a flat attached, an interest-only mortgage and equity release.
Holm Truths autumn 05
Moving the goalposts: Working part-time in retirement makes a huge difference to how much you need to save