Set out below are all SuperGuide articles that relate to Comparing super funds.
Small APRA funds aren’t sexy, but they can offer valuable benefits if you want more control of your super investments without the trustee responsibilities.
New legislation will ‘staple’ members to their first super fund until they retire unless they choose otherwise. There are benefits but also some pitfalls to be aware of.
The urge to merge is gaining momentum among super funds, leaving members to weigh up the costs and benefits.
For the first time, the regulator APRA has required super funds to publish annual member outcomes assessments (MOAs) on their websites. These self-assessments show the extent to which funds actually help their members save for retirement and how they compare to other funds.
Superannuation is now very much super-sized, with 187 super funds and $2.9 trillion invested. Here we list the 20 largest super funds in Australia so that you can benchmark your own fund.
The impressive share market recovery since the end of March last year has boosted returns for all Lifecycle age cohorts during that period, but younger members with higher allocations to shares have enjoyed the best of bounce back.
There is still a big gap between the retirement savings of women and men, but some funds are offering support when younger women and families need it most.
Given that the sole purpose of super is to provide income for your retirement, super pension funds get less attention than they deserve. We aim to put that right.
Chant West held their Super Fund Awards on May 26th 2021.
If you have savings in a KiwiSaver account, you can voluntarily transfer them to an Australian super fund under the provisions of a Trans-Tasman Retirement Savings Portability scheme that was introduced on 1 July 2013.
APRA statistics released this week show retail funds have lost nearly $23 billion in value since December 2017, while over the same period industry funds grew by nearly $40 billion. This represents a change in value of assets of -6% for retail funds and +4% for industry funds.
MySuper funds have been around since 2014, but they are undergoing change in an effort to improve investment performance and lower fees.
Ever wondered why your super fund is set up like it is, or who provides all the services to members? We have the simple answers to all your questions.
Superannuation is a long-term investment but that doesn’t mean you can afford to put off thinking about it indefinitely.
Checking your annual super fund statement is important. Here are 10 key points you need to review to ensure your super fund is working hard for you.