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First Super has delivered another year of robust investment performance for its members, reporting annual returns of 10.68% in the Balanced (default) option, 11.90% in Growth, and 13.91% in Shares Plus*. First Super’s cash option also performed strongly, returning 2.31% over 2017/18. The Growth option return saw First Super outperform most other superannuation funds in […]

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“You may have heard or read that the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry begins its superannuation-focused hearings in Melbourne on 6 August. First Super has not been called to give evidence at the hearings. “Ahead of the hearings, the Royal Commission asked First Super (along with other financial […]

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First Super CEO Bill Watson gives a summary and his thoughts of the recent Financial Services Royal Commission hearings into superannuation funds. “The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry has uncovered constant and ongoing misconduct and conduct falling below community standards and expectations over many years by retail superannuation […]

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First Super has delivered another year of robust investment performance for its members, reporting annual returns of 10.68% in the Balanced (default) option, 11.90% in Growth, and 13.91% in Shares Plus*. First Super’s cash option also performed strongly, returning 2.31% over 2017/18. The Growth option return saw First Super outperform most other superannuation funds in […]

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Most members should receive their annual statements by the end of September 2018. What type of account do you have? When will you receive your statement? Super Fund From Wednesday 5 September 2018 Pension Fund From Monday 3 September 2018 If you became a member after 30 June 2018, you won’t receive a statement. You […]

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“You may have heard or read that the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry begins its superannuation-focused hearings in Melbourne on 6 August. First Super has not been called to give evidence at the hearings. “Ahead of the hearings, the Royal Commission asked First Super (along with other financial […]

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So your business is up and running and you’ve set up a Facebook business page account. A few months go by and you’ve barely had a hit. What are you doing wrong? Follow these tips to maximise your exposure, generate followers and potential sales. Tip1: Housekeeping First thing’s first: You need to create a Facebook […]

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The government has made a number of changes to superannuation this financial year, which are designed to improve the system for all Australians. While these changes may not affect you now, it’s important to be aware of them should your circumstances change in the future. Recent major changes to the super system include: changes to […]

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Three out of four Australians believe a stylish home is the key to personal fulfilment. Do you aim to make your home Instagram worthy? Dream of having a lounge room that would sit proudly on Pinterest home decor? If you answered “yes” to these questions, you could be among the 76% of Australians who say […]

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Moving a loved one into aged care can be an emotional time for families. Finding a facility that provides the right balance of care and independence at an affordable cost presents challenges. There are key issues families should be aware of before taking this important step. A well-researched choice will help avoid stress and ease […]