Should couples hold investments in separate names?

Since over 65s have been allowed to open KiwiSaver accounts, more retirees have invested in KiwiSaver. What is the problem with this? KiwiSaver has to be held in the name of an individual and this can cause estate planning problems. If one partner dies, there could be a considerable delay in getting access to investments […]

Second Timers in Retirement

Reaching retirement as a second time around couple can present a number of tricky issues. Planning how to manage money in retirement is complicated enough for any couple, but throwing relationship property issues into the mix makes it even more so. The key issues for retiring second timers are: Should finances be managed separately or […]