Julian’s partner had stolen $50,000 from his KiwiSaver, by forging a series of small withdrawal applications. Should Julian’s KiwiSaver provider have caught the fraud?
Jorge receives $18,000 less than he expected when withdrawing his KiwiSaver balance, and complains to FSCL
Will a KiwiSaver trustee release money to pay a debt owed to your mum?
What happens when your application to withdraw funds from your KiwiSaver on the grounds of significant financial hardship does not meet the usual criteria?
Deborah’s application to withdraw KiwiSaver funds on the grounds of significant financial hardship is declined because of funds in her partner’s bank account.
Jodie became unwell and could not work. She applied to withdraw money from her KiwiSaver but was told she did not have a serious illness that stopped her from working permanently. Is Jodie entitled to withdraw from her KiwiSaver to pay off her debt?
Ravi is ill and unable to live within his means, but he’s not 65. Can he access his KiwiSaver money early?
Wang lei signed up to a KiwiSaver scheme with the intention of only making voluntary contributions due to his employment contractual arrangement. However, he later found out that he was not eligible for employer contributions to his account. Could Wang lei close his KiwiSaver account?
Inconvenience caused during a significant financial hardship application within the tolerance expected for everyday life.
KiwiSaver trustee declines significant financial hardship application because applicant’s wife had savings the family could have used to meet their minimum living expenses.