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What's new

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    What does the FMA do?

    Guard dog and guide dog

    Watchdog or guidedog?

    What does the FMA do?

    Listen to Duncan Garner talk to the FMA’s Paul Gregory about our role as both 'guard dog’ and ‘guide dog'.

     

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    Investment scams

    Investment scams – are you a target?


    10 August 2016

    Investment scams are becoming more sophisticated. Fraudsters are smart, friendly, charming and persuasive. Websites look professional and you may even be given an online account showing details of ‘trades’ you’ve made. It can be hard to tell a scam apart from a genuine investment, which is why it’s even more important you know what to look out for.

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    Have your say

    Have your say


    On how the FMA is funded

    25 July 2016

    We have been working with MBIE to review our funding - the first review since our funding was set when the FMA was established in 2011.  

    The initial funding model didn’t take into account our significantly expanded responsibilities under the Financial Markets Conduct Act and other financial markets legislation.

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    KiwiSaver update

    KiwiSaver update: 


    Kiwis read annual statements but fail to follow up

    6 July 2016

    Kiwisaver survey reveals that less than a quarter of New Zealanders read their Kiwisaver statement. 

    Listen to Duncan Garner talk with the FMA’s Paul Gregory about why it is so important to understand your KiwiSaver statement.

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    Life insurance

    Life insurance - who benefits?


    29 June 2016

    In June 2016 we published a report on how financial advisers sell replacement life insurance in New Zealand. 

    Listen to Duncan Garner talk with the FMA’s Paul Gregory about the things to think about when buying life insurance.