Is your KiwiSaver account working as hard as you? - Milford Asset

Is your KiwiSaver account working as hard as you?

Murray Harris

Head of KiwiSaver & Distribution

Murray is responsible for Milford’s KiwiSaver business and the distribution team managing Milford’s institutional and intermediary relationships.

Since joining Milford in January 2013, Murray has held a number of senior roles across the business including Head of Wholesale and Head of Wealth Management & Advice. Murray has over 20 years’ experience in financial services in New Zealand and London. Previously, Murray was part of the Senior Management Team at Spicers Portfolio Management, a Director at Goldman Sachs JBWere Asset Management and Vice President at BT Funds Management NZ.

Murray is a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, where he completed a Diploma of Financial Markets and is a Business graduate from Massey University. He is a member of Workplace Savings New Zealand and the Institute of Finance Professionals of NZ (INFINZ).

Have you ever wondered how your KiwiSaver fund stacks up against the others? The latest report from independent investment research company Morningstar sheds light on who’s delivering the best returns to their members.

We’re pleased to report our members are achieving outstanding results. Milford’s KiwiSaver Active Growth Fund is the best-performing KiwiSaver Growth Fund in the country over the past 10 years. Plus, our KiwiSaver Balanced Fund is the best-performing Balanced Fund over the past 10 years and our KiwiSaver Conservative Fund is the best-performing Conservative Fund over the past 5 years.

10-Year KiwiSaver Growth Fund Annual Returns

Data sourced from Morningstar KiwiSaver Survey June 2021. Returns are after fees and before tax. Please note past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. 

By focusing on long-term investment returns achieved after fees have been deducted, Morningstar’s research reveals the true value KiwiSaver providers are adding to their member’s savings.

Is your KiwiSaver account working as hard as it should?

Even a small increase in your annual investment returns can make a big difference to the amount you could have at retirement. In many cases, this could mean thousands of dollars extra for your future. That’s why it’s worth checking your KiwiSaver provider’s long-term performance. Although it’s not a guarantee of the future, it does give you a sense of how skilled they are at growing your savings over time.

At Milford, we’ve produced excellent returns for our KiwiSaver members by combining our world-class investment expertise with an insatiable drive that keeps us constantly asking how we can do better.

And while investment returns are important, like you we have other things that are important to us. So, when you invest with Milford you can take comfort in knowing you’re also supporting the local community, you’re investing sustainably and you’re getting peace of mind because all Milford employees invest their own retirement savings in Milford’s Funds – right next to yours.

If that sounds like the kind of company you’d like looking after your savings, why not join our award-winning KiwiSaver Plan right now?

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Disclaimer: The material contained herein is based on information believed to be accurate and reliable although no guarantee can be given that this is the case. This is intended to provide general information only. It does not take into account your investment needs or personal circumstances. It is not intended to be viewed as investment or financial advice. Before making any financial decisions, you may wish to seek  financial advice. Please note past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Please read the Milford KiwiSaver Plan Product Disclosure Statement as issued by Milford Funds Ltd (found here) before investing.