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Time to enjoy

Time to enjoy     

In recent years, super contribution rules have been relaxed to give members more opportunity to add to super as they grow older. Here’s an overview of how you could keep your super growing as you near retirement and, possibly, afterwards. Employer contributions If you’re still working part-time and earning $450 or more per month from […]

Super advice for the season

You’re never too young or too old for some quality advice about your super. But sometimes it’s not easy to know where to start – or even what to ask. To give you a better understanding of the advice services we offer, here’s a breakdown of some of the topics we help our members tackle. […]

First Super has won two 2020 Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) awards at a virtual award ceremony.  In its 39th year, the awards for “Marketing Excellence” celebrate individuals and organisations Australia-wide who demonstrate success through innovative and effective marketing.   First Super was the recipient of two state awards for its “Don’t be crazy! Find your lost super” campaign. Recognised in the Loyalty […]

Time to enjoy     

Households struggling with rising energy bills are paying more than they should be for their electricity. By not reading up on the finer details of their bills they are often paying avoidable charges and excessive fees, a new report warned. And with more Australians tipped to work from home well into summer – when the […]

September usually heralds the start of warmer weather, longer days and a seasonal clean-out of our homes. But beyond whipping out a duster in a show of springtime TLC, money experts say the same approach can be applied to personal finance. Finder money specialist Taylor Blackburn said polishing up an assortment of financial staples can […]

First Super will soon be sending out your annual member statement. The pack will have full details of your super account, investment performance, and any insurance benefits for the 2019/20 financial year. You’ll also receive a Full-Time newsletter with a message from CEO Bill Watson and other useful updates. During October, you will receive your […]

If you earn below $54,837 a year, you could be eligible for a super co-contribution of up to $500. It’s a great way to grow your super without having to do it all yourself. Here’s how it works. The Government Co-contribution Put a little extra money into your super before the end of the financial […]

Saving and paying down debt have become national pastimes as Australia enters its first recession in nearly three decades.   Amid revelations of a record economic contraction, household spending fell by $35.2 billion in the three months to June 30 while household savings rose by a whopping $42 billion.  Fitzpatricks Private Wealth certified financial planner Randall Stout said […]