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Time to think ahead

School doesn’t teach us much about superannuation, so you’d be forgiven for reaching your mid-20s (or older) and not knowing much about how it works.  What we mostly take for granted is that it’ll kick in when we start working. While that’s true for most of us, some people are left out through no fault of their own. Why?  Ever […]

Around three million Australians withdrew super early last year to the tune of more than $36 billion. That’s more people than live in the whole of Western Australia, and about a third of the amount that’s been paid out on JobKeeper. Since then, there have been calls for the Government to top up super for […]

After a turbulent 2019/20 financial year, it was heartening to see investment returns firmly in the positive for the first half of 2020/21. Global share market performance was varied early in the 2020/21 financial year. As economies and businesses slowly started to recover from the impact of COVID-19, the US and China produced large positive […]

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. […]

This year has been hard on everyone, including our super balances! That’s especially true if your working hours and employer contributions were reduced, or you were forced to withdraw some super early to get by. The good news is superannuation is incredibly flexible, and there are simple ways to start building your super back up. […]

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 […]

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 […]