9 April 2018This year, for the first time, all KiwiSaver providers have to show you the total amount of fees you’re paying in dollars.
The dollar amount you pay will vary depending on a number of factors.
2 October 2017
As part of World Investor Week 2017, we’ve put together some tips for smart investors. These include always using a licensed financial services provider, avoiding investing via offshore online businesses without understanding the risks, and ignoring unsolicited offers.
Read more about what you need to know when thinking about investing and how you can protect yourself.
22 September 2017
Some businesses and individuals register on the Financial Services Provider Register (FSPR) to mislead overseas investors that their activities are regulated by us or other authorities.
We do not oversee or maintain the FSPR – the Companies Office performs this role – but we do have the power to deregister a business or individual or prevent them from registering in the first place.
Read about the work we’re doing to tackle misuse of the register and some useful case studies that provide examples of where we’ve taken action.
31 January 2017
Listen to Graeme Hill at RadioLive talk to the FMA’s Paul Gregory about how to avoid getting into trouble when investing online.
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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