Super fund fees are in the government’s sights, and funds are beginning to take notice.
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.
Now updated to 30 September 2020. Have you ever looked at your super fund’s investment returns and thought “that looks pretty good”, or “that’s disappointing’’, and wondered how your fund compares with similar funds? Is it a consistently high performer or an inveterate underachiever?
The Government has committed $159.6 million over four years to implement superannuation reforms that it says will save members $17.9 billion over the next decade.
Superannuation is a long-term investment but that doesn’t mean you can afford to put off thinking about it indefinitely.
Uncertain about whether or not you can choose your own super fund? Check out our simple guide to the current fund choice rules.
On this page you can find a list of all super funds that are regulated by APRA. This is essentially every fund except for SMSFs and small APRA funds.
Whatever your circumstances, it’s important to canvass all your options before you make your final selection. It’s also worth remembering that your choice of fund is not a life sentence. If you are unhappy with your fund for whatever reason, you are free to switch funds provided you have choice.
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.
Is your super fund a star performer or a lemon? Follow our 6-step guide to assess if your super fund is right for you.
APRA has released a ‘heatmap’ of MySuper superannuation funds designed to smoke out underperformers. We look at why it’s come about, and what insights it presents.
While the big funds absorb recent legislation, some noteworthy innovation is coming from entrepreneurial outsiders hungry for a slice of that $2.9 trillion pie. We look at some of the leading innovations over the past year and what they tell us about where super is headed.
Industry super funds continue to hold their edge over retail funds for member satisfaction, with Cbus rating highest.
Increasingly super funds offer support through education, advice, apps and rewards – find out if your fund stacks up in terms of what it does for you.
As a member of a defined benefit super fund, how much you receive on retirement will depend on factors such as length of employment and your final salary.