Welcome to Australia’s independent super website
How super works
Covers the most popular questions on how superannuation works, including how to find lost super, how much money is enough, and simple step-by-step superannuation guides.
Comparing super funds
Which super fund is most suitable for you? Find out how to compare funds, where to find the latest information on fund performance, and discover the important features of super funds.
Best performing super funds
Superannuation and Tax
Find out how your super is taxed, including what happens if you retire before the age of 60, how the earnings on your super savings are taxed, how your super contributions are taxed, and much more.
SMSFs (Self-managed super funds)
This section is for Australians running self-managed super funds, covering the current issues facing SMSF trustees, setting up, running and investing in your SMSF.
Retirement planning covers how much super is enough, planning for retirement, boosting your super, starting an income stream, claiming the Age Pension, and lots more.
Boost your super
Find out how much your employer must pay into your super fund, how much you can contribute, the tax-free bonus the Government gives you and other contribution strategies.
Superannuation contributions guides
Find out how to legally access your super, including what happens before the age of 60, or you move overseas, or you want to withdraw your super to cover your mortgage or other bills.
The must-read section of SuperGuide. These popular and compelling columns generate debate about issues affecting Australians planning for retirement, or living in retirement.
- SMSFs: ATO supervisory levy must be paid in advance February 24, 2017
- Broken promise? Government fails to cut SMSF ATO levy February 24, 2017
- SMSFs: Is the ATO supervisory levy ‘value for money’? February 24, 2017
- SMSFs: Enough super to justify SMSF running costs? February 24, 2017
- SMSF supervisory levy can’t fix large fund issues February 24, 2017
- Do you fit the latest profile of a ‘typical’ SMSF trustee? February 23, 2017
- SMSFs: How much does a DIY super fund cost? February 23, 2017
- Oops! Top 10 SMSF boo-boos for 2016 financial year February 22, 2017
- Comparing super funds: Who’s who in the super zoo? February 22, 2017
- SMSFs surge towards 600,000 controlling $650B-plus in assets February 22, 2017
- SMSF confidential: the inside story on DIY super funds February 22, 2017
- Large funds outperform SMSFs over 9 years, just February 22, 2017
- Can I contribute $540,000 in non-concessional (after-tax) super contributions for the 2016/2017 year? February 21, 2017
- Cashing in on the co-contribution rules (2016/2017 year) February 21, 2017
- Coping with myGov: Why the government wants you to go online February 20, 2017