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ASSET CLASS CONSERVATIVE FUND
Conservative fund type
Here's what the provider says about this fund:
The Asset Class Conservative Fund invests mainly in income assets, but includes some growth assets. It is suited to investors looking for a low to medium level of risk and are willing to accept a moderate level of returns.
The combined fees are how much you would have been charged for the year ended 31 March 2019 on the average KiwiSaver balance.
All the averages you see are for this same type of fund, so you’re comparing apples with apples.
Combined fees include
Membership fees per year
Here you’ll find the total breakdown of the combined fees. These don’t include other fees such as for switching or withdrawing.
+ Total fund fees
Annual management fee
Other fees and costs
Your KiwiSaver money is invested by a professional fund manager, so there are always fees to pay. Fees can have a big impact on your nest egg, especially in the long run, so it pays to keep a close eye on how they add up.
Combined fees example
On a conservative fund of $17,800 the annual fees would be approximately:
From the September 2019 KiwiSaver provider survey
We surveyed KiwiSaver providers on how many different ways they help their members with investment options, communicate with members, and the extra services they offer.
So this rating is more about the quantity than the quality of services.
Help with investment options
Communications to members
Here ‘help’ means things like online forms, tools, calculators and information on how to optimise your KiwiSaver.
More communication is not always better communication, but if the provider gives you options on how you like to be reached, that usually helps.
These extras include a range of additional services that are helpful.
Since October 2014
Warning about returns!
These show how funds have performed in the past, but that’s not a good guide to how they’ll perform in the future. Don’t switch funds based on past returns.
Compare past returns
Last twelve months
April 2018 - March 2019
April 2017 - March 2018
April 2016 - March 2017
April 2015 - March 2016
The last twelve months refers to October 2018 to September 2019.
In general, it’s good to look at the longest possible time period when weighing returns. After all, with retirement savings, it’s the long game that counts.
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What’s in this fund
At 30 September 2019
This shows the actual mix of investments that this fund held on 30 September 2019. This mix continually changes because of market swings and managers’ rebalancing, so these percentages are a snapshot. But it will give you a good idea of where your money is being invested.
How this fund invests your money
- Number of members
- Total value of fund
- Date fund started
- 01 Jul 2014
Top 10 investments
These assets make up 100% of this fund.
|Kind of investment||Country||Percentage of the fund||Name|
|AU||25.7||Dfa Five Year Diversified Fixed Interest Trust|
|AU||19.4||Dfa Global Bond Trust|
|AU||19.23||Dfa Two Year Diversified Fixed Interest Trust - Nzd Hedged|
|AU||13.57||Dfa Global Core Equity Trust|
|AU||5.12||Dfa Global Real Estate Trust - Nzd Hedged Class Units|
|AU||4.71||Dfa Global Core Equity Trust|
|AU||4.61||Dfa Emerging Markets Trust|
|NZ||4.28||Nz Core Equity Trust|
|Cash and cash equivalents||NZ||1.97||Nz Cash (Bnz Bank Trust Account)|
|AU||1.41||Dfa Australian Core Equity Trust|
|Name||Current position||Time in role|
|Bhanu Singh||Director And Head Of Asia Pacific Portfolio Management, Dimensional Fund Advisors||4 years, 1 months|
|Jed Fogdall||Head Of Global Portfolio Management And Chair Of The Investment Committee||0 years, 7 months|
|Joseph Chi||Ex Officio Member Of The Investment Committee||0 years, 7 months|
|Nicholas Stewart||Executive Director, Stewart Financial Group Limited||17 years, 4 months|
|Don Stewart||Executive Director, Stewart Financial Group Limited||32 years, 9 months|