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The New Daily’s YourSuper Editor, Rod Myer, reports on new research that reveals how much people are receiving as retirement lump sums on and how they are spending this money. For many people the day they retire and take their superannuation is the day they receive the biggest unencumbered windfall of cash they have seen […]

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As you consider options to provide for your loved ones after your death, you may be wondering if funeral insurance is right for you, or whether you should rather opt for a more comprehensive life insurance policy. Answering the question of which insurance is better, you need to understand the difference between funeral insurance and […]

Member AGM 2018

Members and employers heard about First Super’s strong 2017/18 performance at its AGM (annual general meeting) in Sydney on 31 October. This year’s event location, Parramatta, was chosen as it’s central to one of the heartlands of Fund members and industries in New South Wales. First Super CEO Bill Watson gave the main presentation of […]

First Super has just released its 2017/18 Annual Report. The publication marks 10 years since the Furniture Industry Retirement Superannuation Trust, the Pulp & Paper Workers’ Superannuation Fund and the Timber Industry Super Scheme merged in July 2008 to become First Super. Inside this year’s report, you’ll find highlights of the year, an overview of […]

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If you’re looking ahead to retirement, but you’re unsure about planning your finances, First Super has an upcoming event designed for you. The earlier you start planning for your eventual retirement from work, the more options you have to achieve the income and lifestyle you’re hoping for. Our financial planners are heading to Traralgon next […]

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When you receive your Annual Statement, it’s the perfect time to do a health check on your super or allocated pension account, as well as looking over the rest of your financial situation. To make your money work best for you, you need to make sure your funds are invested in the right investment option […]

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It’s natural to want the best possible retirement for yourself. For many Australians, that means managing the complex relationship between superannuation and the Age Pension. In this article, Industry Super Australia explains what happens when you take a super lump sum when you retire. Since its introduction in 1992, Australia’s superannuation system has undergone many […]

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Are you keeping your super safe from scammers? If you are still working and making contributions to your super account, you need to be aware of a new rort around early release of super, which in many cases is illegal. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is warning that con artists are promoting schemes that encourage […]