Money Week 2016

Money Week is an annual campaign run by the Commission for Financial Capability to get New Zealanders engaged with money matters.

Money Week 2016 focuses on helping New Zealanders make a plan for their future. It will take place from 5 – 11 September 2016. During the week there will be a range of activities, events, workshops and seminars as well as a wealth of information to help New Zealanders build their financial capability.

Co-op Money NZ, as the collective voice for credit unions and mutual building societies in New Zealand, is proud to provide services to its Member credit unions that enable them, in turn, to provide support to their members for their financial wellbeing.

Retirement saving tips

MW RetirementPlanning for retirement

It pays to plan for your retirement as early as possible. A range of tools and planners are available here to help. Click here to read more

MW KiwiSaverKiwiSaver: how it works
KiwiSaver is a voluntary savings scheme for New Zealand residents aged up to 65, aimed at helping you provide for your long-term retirement saving. Click here to read more

MW Retirement 2Tips for funding your retirement
New Zealand Super for a married person or someone with a partner is $549.88 after tax. Here is a list of tips on how you can fund your retirement to supplement that. Click here to find out more

Timing key to adequacy of retirement savings
If you get the timing of your retirement and withdrawal from your retirement account right, you’ll be home and hosted. But get the timing wrong and you could find yourself short in your later retirement years. Click here to read more

MW How much in KiwiSaverSuperannuation might meet only modest needs
Westpac Massey University Fin-Ed Centre and Workplace Savings released their latest calculations on the spending of current retirees. Click here to read more

Government contributionHow much will the government contribution be worth in your KiwiSaver?
The government’s contribution to your KiwiSaver may not seem a lot but it adds up over time. Click here to read more

guide-to-retirement-1x1Your emotional portfolio – the best guide to retirement
Instead of focusing on one’s financial portfolio, it can be better to think about one’s emotional portfolio in retirement. Click here to read more

facing-an-uncertain-retirement-1x1How to face an uncertain retirement
While contemplating the scary things that may eventuate is neither easy nor pleasant, there is some truth in the saying that forewarned is forearmed. Click here to read more

3702337311_5b8469551b_z-1x1Retirement an encore, not an ending
For some people the thought of not having something to do and not being needed is horrible. For others, early retirement is nirvana. Click here to read more

Fisher Funds KiwiSaver Scheme

Co-op Money NZ and its member credit unions are proud to distribute the Fisher Funds KiwiSaver Scheme.

Fisher Funds is a specialist investment manager and was founded in 1998. It is the largest New Zealand owned and operated KiwiSaver provider looking after the savings of nearly 270,000 clients. We are proud to have been in partnership with them since March 2012 allowing us to offer our clients a market leading solution to help save for a better tomorrow.

Fisher Funds is the winner of the 2016 Consumer New Zealand’s People’s Choice award for KiwiSaver Provider and was also recently named INFINZ Fund Manger of the Year, Bonds.

Find out more about Fisher Funds KiwiSaver Scheme here

Useful tools

Retirement calculator

Life expectancy calculator

Savings calculator




Budgeting Te Reo


Debt Te Reo


Goals Te Reo


Saving Te Reo

For more resources, please visit the Money Week website here.