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Time to enjoy

Time to enjoy     Time to invest     News & Media     

Industry super fund-owned bank ME shares a few ideas on how to enjoy summer while keeping your finances in great shape. The sun is shining, the days are longer and opportunities for get-togethers are everywhere. Check out ME’s affordable ways to relish the fun so you can head into autumn without a burnt-out budget. 1. […]

Time to enjoy     News & Media     

The Super Downsizer Measure, which started on 1 July 2018, allows eligible over-65s to sell their homes and contribute up to $300,000 of the proceeds from the sale into their super account. Recent figures show that more than 5,000 people across Australia have made this type of contribution. However, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has […]

Time to enjoy     News & Media     

The First Super team is well underway with its 2019/20 program of Planning for Retirement seminars. Starting in November, First Super has so far hosted seminars in Dandenong and Traralgon in Victoria, and Mount Gambier in South Australia. The attendees learned about building their super while working, how much super is enough, claiming the Government […]

2018/19 Annual Report

The Fund’s 2018/19 Annual Report is available online, with in-depth details on the Fund’s financials and governance. This year’s report includes: an ‘at a glance’ summary of the Fund’s deliverables during 2018/19 in-depth information and features on the Board, Executive and other individuals who take care of your Fund a breakdown of the Fund’s financials […]

First Super welcomed members and other stakeholders from across the country to its Annual Members’ Meeting on Tuesday 19 November. The Fund hosted live events at the Jasper Hotel in Melbourne and the Traralgon Greyhound Racing Club. For the first time, the event was also live streamed, so that members unable to attend in person […]

After a huge year for creative communications to our members, First Super walked away double winners at the AIST Awards for Excellence on 4 December. The Australian Institute for Superannuation Trustees (AIST) – which is the peak body for profit-to-member super funds – holds it awards program to recognise the achievements of funds like ours […]

First Super makes MySuper Top Ten

The super regulator’s recent review of super fund performance named First Super as sixth out of 85 providers, as industry super funds continue to lead the market. Industry Super Australia (ISA) has used latest figures from the super industry regulator to rank the country’s 60 registered MySuper products – and First Super made the top […]

Don’t panic on investments

Amid concerns about a possible recession, a share markets expert explains why now is not the time to make a panicked decision on your super investment option. Rising talks of a recession, interest rates moving towards negative territory and tumbling stock markets have given people plenty of reason to worry. However, letting the negative data […]