Everyone is now familiar with KiwiSaver. As of New Zealand’s main retirement savings schemes, it has been instrumental in raising the awareness to all about being prepared for your future retirement.
You can join at any age up to 65, from the day you are born. A work-based scheme that is voluntary to join but compulsory for employers to contribute to. KiwiSaver was created to help financially prepare New Zealanders for retirement with the help of professional managers such as Booster (formally Grosvenor).
When you start working, you can choose to contribute at a rate of 3%, 4% or 8% of your income while the compulsory rate for employers is 3%. It is an easy way to save and prepare for the future. The government has added numerous incentives to the KiwiSaver programme as well. At age 65 and at least a minimum of 5 years enrolled, you will receive a lump sum payout.
For more information or a copy of the Booster KiwiSaver Scheme Investment Statement, please visit www.booster.co.nz
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