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Time to invest

After a volatile first half of the 2018/19 financial year, investment returns between 1 January and 30 April 2019 have boosted your Fund’s performance. Volatility in Australian and international share markets between October and December 2018 meant that First Super’s investments – like those of other super funds – posted negative returns. Since then, the […]

More than 2,000 members have updated contact details over the past 3 months to be entered into First Super’s Member Competition. Launched on 1 March 2019, the competition asks members to update their details (email addresses and mobile phone numbers) for the chance to win a $500 Visa Gift Card each month between March and […]

High property prices are making it tough to pull together a first home deposit. But with interest rates still historically low, chances are you could handle the home loan repayments. If getting on the property ladder is on the agenda, it’s time to think outside the box and explore new ways of buying your first […]

First Super is moving

After several years at our North Melbourne office, First Super is moving to new premises on Friday 7 June. As the relocation will involve all employees across the Trustee office, the administrator and our contact centre, we have had to prepare for some disruption to service. Please note that from 12.00 noon on Friday 7 […]

Make an after-tax contribution into your super account before the end of financial year and, if you’re eligible, you’ll benefit from a super boost through the Government Co-contribution Scheme. If you earn less than $52,697 (the upper limit for the 2018/19 financial year), you can receive up to 50c for every dollar contributed into their […]

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Nine out of ten Australians don’t trust their bank, according to research conducted by industry super fund-owned bank ME. If you’ve started to question whether your bank is really acting in your best interests, you’re not alone. Research by ME shows 94% of Australians are feeling ‘bank-xious’ – unsure about whether they’re being charged fair […]

First Super has been sending communications to particular groups of members to raise awareness of the incoming Protecting Your Super Package (PYS) laws and what they mean for them. The PYS Package was introduced by the Federal Government in February 2019, and is effective from 1 July. It means that super funds must follow new […]

First Super will soon be sending out your mid-year statement – an update on your super savings and investment performance as at the halfway point of this financial year. In the coming days, you will receive your statement in the mail, as well as your e-statement if you have selected that option. The statements include […]