Tips for managing your SMSF
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You need to be diligent about managing your SMSF

- February 25, 2022 4 MIN READ

At what point does a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) become viable against the big funds? It’s one of the age-old questions of superannuation: at what point is it viable from a cost and performance perspective to transition to a SMSF? In years past, a general rule of thumb was that you’d need to have $750k-$1… Read more »

Your super plan for the new year
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Make a super plan for the new year

- December 17, 2021 4 MIN READ

Keep ignoring your superannuation and you’ll most likely lose out. Instead, put a decent super plan into place and really optimise your nest egg. UniSuper opened its doors to everyone in July this year. The fund has been exclusive to the higher education and research sector for over 40 years to great acclaim, and now… Read more »

How to read your superannuation statement
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How to read your superannuation statement

- August 30, 2021 3 MIN READ

Each year your superannuation statement is one of the most important bits of paper you’ll receive. Here’s our jargon-free guide to help you read your super statement to ensure your fund is delivering what you need. The average Australian is among the richest in the world. Why? Because of the value of their home and… Read more »

Best superannuation funds
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The best superannuation funds over the past year

- July 26, 2021 3 MIN READ

Even though you may not own any shares directly, it is worth following the health of the sharemarket because your superannuation fund is doing it for you. The good news is that your retirement nest egg has certainly had a big boost from the booming sharemarket. The top 20 performing balanced option super funds all… Read more »

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Super Funds have a welcome return to form

- June 24, 2020 2 MIN READ

According to estimates from leading research house SuperRatings, the median balanced superannuation option rose 2.1 per cent in May, driven by a strong rise in share markets on the back of better-than-expected economic news and the beginning of a staged reopening of the economy. Based on current estimates, the financial year-to-date return for the median… Read more »