If you have worked in New Zealand and have a KiwiSaver account, it’s possible to transfer those savings across the ditch if you have since moved to Australia. Just don’t expect it to be easy.
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.
Low fees went even lower in 2019, as revealed in the top 10 super and pension funds with the lowest fees.
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.
Buy/sell spread fees are something we’re all likely to see a lot more of thanks to ASIC’s new disclosure rules for annual fund member statements. So just what are these mysterious charges and how do they work?
If you’re unhappy with how your super savings have grown, it’s worth considering whether you’re in the right investment option in your super fund. To help you work through the process of making an investment option switch, check out our simple explainer.
In the last few weeks SuperRatings and SelectingSuper have announced the winners of their Fund of the Year Awards.
It can be difficult for young adults to think long-term, but engaging your kids early can make a big difference to their future.
A significantly large proportion of industry funds and some retail funds offer member direct options that enable members to choose stocks from the ASX along with ETFs, LICs and trusts and term deposits.
This article analyses the cost-effectiveness of SMSFs for small, medium or large fund balances, examining both set-up costs and running costs.
When it comes to choosing a superannuation fund, it’s natural to think that big is better, but does being big really make a super fund better?
Not everybody is eligible to select the super fund into which their employer directs the Superannuation Guarantee (SG) contributions they make on their behalf.
A common argument put forward against individuals starting a self-managed super fund is that budding SMSF trustees could lose their hard-earned super savings through inexperienced investing, and bad investment decisions.
The way the super industry tends to invest your money can be compared to a team sport, which more often than not involves third parties to execute investment strategies on their behalf.