How to help those in need during the Covid-19 Lockdown

Covid-19 is a horrible beast, we have also seen some strange things that we never expected to see in Aotearoa –...


Market Update - March 2020

Market performance


What does Coronavirus mean for my KiwiSaver


Your personal instincts could pose the biggest danger to ...

Do we listen to our natural instincts or do we have the confidence to stick to a long-term plan?


KiwiSaver is Broken?

When introduced, KiwiSaver was supposed to be a  breakthrough for the everyday Kiwi


Coronavirus and your KiwiSaver

What is Coronavirus, why is the market crashing and how will this impact your KiwiSaver?


Chasing KiwiSaver performance is a bad idea

A common disclaimer you will find in finance is “past performance is no indication of future performance.” 


The rising tide of Digital Advice: How New Zealand compares ...

Digital Advice has taken off overseas but is a relatively new concept in New Zealand.


Market Update - January 2020

January has been a month of two halves with improving growth due to the signed US/China trade deal & the Coronavirus


Understanding the types of KiwiSaver funds

Choosing the type of fund your KiwiSaver is invested in will be a critical decision you take for your retirement.


Five Evergreen Finance Books to Binge Read in 2020

Looking to improve your financial pow-wow in 2020? This reading list of evergreen finance books is for you.


2019 Podcast Roundup

Check out some of our favourite finance and economics podcasts (yes, they really do exist)


Market Update - November 2019

Global markets continue to rise with improving economic outlooks in Europe and the hope of a US-China trade deal


The value of advice - an external perspective

A common piece of feedback we receive at kōura is why do I need advice and what is the value of advice.


Your nest or your nest egg, what comes first?

Deciding between paying the mortgage or building your retirement nest egg is tough - what do you prioritise & how?


NZ's Zero Carbon Bill and what it means for your KiwiSaver

Its about time we all start acting on climate change. How can our KiwiSaver investments play a role in this fight?


What should you do with your KiwiSaver in a market downturn

Predictions of financial markets doom are everywhere you look. What does this mean for your KiwiSaver?


Hundreds and Thousands Better Off - Your guide to KiwiSaver

Buying a house and saving for your retirement are two financial decisions you need to think hard about and get right.


Kōura Monthly - October 2019

kōura's launch, a report on active investing by Kiwi Wealth and a study on the use of AI in financial services


Market Update - October 2019

Markets briefly reached fresh highs, though with the constant flow of news there have been lots of ups and downs


Digital advice and how it helps your retirement

Digital advice may seem impersonal but it's not. It can play a big role in helping us invest for our retirement.


What Does Risk Really Mean When KiwiSaving

What's your risk appetite? How do you make the right choice and how will it impact your KiwiSaver?


Young New Zealanders are missing out on billions

The Spinoff talks to Rupert Carlyon and finds out how young kiwis are missing out on billions in their KiwiSaver


Passive Investing: Your Questions Answered

What's the difference between active and passive investing? Here's why passive is better, especially for KiwiSaver?


An open letter to New Zealand’s active fund managers

We are also surprised that passive vs active investing is still a debate!


Over 50% of Kiwis are in the wrong KiwiSaver fund

Scoop covers the launch of kōura and highlights how over 50% of Kiwis are in the wrong type of KiwiSaver fund.


kōura KiwiSaver launches today in crowded KiwiSaver space

Radio New Zealand speaks to KiwiSaver newcomer, kōura, to understand the edge that kōura brings to the market.


KiwiSaver members want online research, not advice

Good Returns covers kōura’s launch and research that shows most people would prefer online research to an adviser.


kōura kicks in with flat-fee pricing

Investment News covers our launch, speaks about our kōura’s low fees and customer focused digital advice platform. 


Saving 3pc in KiwiSaver will only replace half your income

Tamsyn Parker talks to kōura founder Rupert Carlyon and showcases the recent research we uncovered about KiwiSaver.


KiwiSaver Insights 2019 - new research from kōura

kōura delved into the country’s KiwiSaver behaviours and surveyed 1,000 New Zealanders. Here's what we found out. 


Fixing your KiwiSaver contribution - things to consider

It's hard deciding how much you should contribute to your KiwiSaver - here are some things to consider.


How much money do I really need to retire

What’s the magic figure you need for a wonderful retirement? Like everything in finance, the answer is 'It Depends'.


Choosing the KiwiSaver fund that’s right for you

How do you choose the KiwiSaver fund that's right for you? Check out our basic guide.

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