We look at whether you can rid your super of fossil fuels, and how a renewable energy portfolio might affect your nest egg.
Set out below are the latest articles that relate to super investing strategies.
On the surface, industry funds have a lot in common. Not only have they outperformed retail funds, but they have also pioneered largescale investment in unlisted assets. Is that the secret to their success or is there more going on?
While climate change is front of mind for many Australians during a summer of catastrophic bushfires, it is just one of many environmental, social and governance issues driving a growing investor demand for sustainable investments.
If you’re a member of a big super fund, chances are you are a part-owner in an airport, a pipeline or a major shipping port. So why have super funds embraced infrastructure and what’s in it for you as a super fund member?
The investment assets of many super funds are far from transparent – both publicly and for fund members. It’s a situation the government has tried to remedy over a number of years, but from 31 December 2020 all that’s changing.
If you’d like more control over how your super is invested, we have prepared a simple guide to what responsible investment means when it comes to super.
When it comes to delivering a good investment return to their fund members, super funds mix a variety of investment assets and structures together. To understand what your super fund is doing on your behalf, it’s worth learning a little more about these investments – particularly whether they are listed or unlisted.
What’s your risk profile and why is it key to one of the most important decisions you can make when it comes to boosting your super account?
Like it or not, investing to grow a retirement nest egg involves taking some risks. Super funds use a variety of strategies to help reduce the inevitable investment risks they face as they work to deliver good investment returns to their members.
Knowledge, as they say, is power. Find out the ways your super can be impacted by risk so you can, where possible, reduce your exposure.
Most of us delude ourselves about our investments. For example, we talk about our winners while the losers sit quietly in the bottom drawer. The biggest delusion is not adjusting rates of return for inflation, using what is known as the real rate.