Introduction to investing

Investing for your future is an important part of your financial wellbeing.

If you are new to investing, this guide will introduce you to key investment topics, including the different types of asset classes and how they work. It will also introduce different investment styles and some of the risks you may face as an investor.

KiwiSaver plays an important part in many New Zealander’s financial plans. This guide also looks at how it works, its benefits and how to make the most of the opportunity it represents.

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As part of our commitment to you, this document meets the WriteMark Plain Language Standard. The WriteMark is an internationally recognised plain language quality mark.

This document was entered in the Best Plain Language Document – Private Sector category in the 2022 Plain Language Awards and was Highly Commended by the judges.


A bit more about Summer

If you need a little more information read about the Summer KiwiSaver scheme or take a look at our product disclosure statement.

If you have any questions about the Summer KiwiSaver scheme, or KiwiSaver in general, please feel free to contact the Summer team on 0800 11 55 66 or send us a message.


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