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MILFORD KIWISAVER PLAN

MILFORD KIWISAVER CONSERVATIVE FUND

Milford Funds Limited

Conservative fund type

Here's what the provider says about this fund:

The Fund

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Combined fees

This fund
1.17%
vs
Average
1.01%

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.

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Combined fees include

Membership fees per year

This fund
$36.00
Average
$26.57

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

This fund
0.95%
Average
0.85%
Annual management fee
0.89%
0.74%
Performance-based fees
0.00%
0.00%
Other fees and costs
0.06%
0.13%

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.

Must-knows of KiwiSaver fees.

Combined fees example

On a conservative fund of $16,400 the annual fees would be approximately:

This fund
$191.80
Average
$165.64

Services

From the September 2018 KiwiSaver provider survey

This fund
71%
vs
Average
81%

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. 

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Help with investment options

This fund
79%
Average
77%

Communications to members

70%
84%

Other services

61%
82%

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.

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Returns

Since April 2014

This fund
6.42%
vs
Average
4.77%

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.

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All returns shown are after total fund fees (not membership fees) and tax (28% PIR).

Last twelve months

This fund
4.40%
Average
4.30%

April 2017 - March 2018

4.53%
3.48%

April 2016 - March 2017

5.46%
3.41%

April 2015 - March 2016

3.08%
2.71%

April 2014 - March 2015

15.07%
5.18%

April 2013 - March 2014

8.53%
2.35%

The last twelve months refers to April 2018 to March 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.

Must-knows of KiwiSaver returns.

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Conservative fund type

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What’s in this fund

At 31 March 2019

This shows the actual mix of investments that this fund held on 31 March 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

How this fund invests your money
Cash Bonds Property Shares Other
Assets 7.52 81.77 3.7 7.01 0

Fund information

Number of members
2,512
Total value of fund
$90,574,787
Date fund started
01 Oct 2012

More information

More information can be found at:

www.milfordasset.com/

Top 10 investments

These assets make up 21.42% of this fund.

Top 10 investments
Kind of investment Country Percentage of the fund Name
New Zealand fixed interest NZ 4.03 Asb Bank 6.65% 15/06/2024
Cash and cash equivalents NZ 3.11 Nzd Cash Current Account (Nab Bank)
New Zealand fixed interest NZ 3.01 Anz Bank 2.90% 17/04/2019
International fixed interest AU 2.96 Nab Float 26/02/2024
New Zealand fixed interest NZ 1.57 Christchurch City Holdings Ltd 3.58% 27/11/2024
International fixed interest AU 1.37 Qbe Insurance Group 6.75% 02/12/2044
International fixed interest AU 1.37 Anz Bank Float 08/02/2022
New Zealand fixed interest NZ 1.34 Nz Government Inflation Indexed 2.00% 20/09/2025
New Zealand fixed interest NZ 1.33 Asb Bank Float 22/02/2022
New Zealand fixed interest NZ 1.33 Anz Bank 3.03% 20/03/2024

Key personnel

Key personnel
Name Current position Time in role
Paul Morris Portfolio Manager 3 years, 2 months
Mark Riggall Portfolio Manager, Senior Dealer 4 years, 3 months