Your Care Package
Your Care Package
Job hunting can be stressful but sorting your super doesn't have to be. You can get ahead with your super in under 10 minutes.
While you play to your strengths, we’ll play to ours
We’re one of Australia’s best-performing funds over the long term.*
*SuperRatings Fund Crediting Rate Survey - SR50 Balanced (60-76) Index, December 2020.
A bigger net benefit
We believe in a simple but powerful equation:
competitive fees + smart, proactive investing = a bigger net benefit.
The result? Over 15 years to 31 March 2021, our Balanced option returned over $63,000 more than the average of all surveyed retail funds and outperformed the average of all surveyed industry funds by over $16,000.
CareSuper Balanced option earnings over 10 years: $145,472.00.
Average* of the retail super balanced options: $82,173.00
You might also like to check out what our Chief Investment Officer, Suzanne Branton, has to say about our investment performance.
|The Govt’s reformed super. Cut through the jargon for how it affects you
Your Future Your Super: Changes to superannuation explained. Tells how a super fund will be ‘stapled’ to you, by 1 November 2021 and explains other legislation coming into effect 1 July 2021.
|9 Ways We’re Spending Our Tax Return In 2021
Ways to spend your tax return. Explores options from buying food and clothes to paying off a student debt and growing your super savings and maybe qualifying for a bonus contribution from the government.
|3 Signs Your Choice Of Super Fund Is Slowly Screwing Up Your Luxe Retirement Plans
Keeping track of your super is easier to do if all your savings are with the one fund. Compare super funds using the RateMySuper tool. Align your choice with your values and insurance benefits to fit the industry you work in.
|What net benefit means to your super if numbers make no sense to you
Net benefit is how much money you earn on your super contributions over time. Start with the investment return on funds in your chosen super fund account, subtract any fees, insurance fees and taxes and the leftover number is your net benefit.
|How to ask friends for work without decimating your relationship in the process
The workforce has become very competitive over the last year. If friends offer to put in a good word for you, make sure you’re clear about your service offer and have already set yourself up with a super fund and an ABN (if contracting).
|How to know whether your boss is short-changing your salary
Find out the pay entitlements for your industry and make sure super contributions are going into your super fund account. You can also lodge an enquiry on the ATO website: Employee superannuation guarantee (SG) calculator tool
|Toxic money habits to avoid
Some common bad habits to avoid if you want to build your finances long-term. Check your bank statements to make sure you’re not paying for services you don’t use. And consider consolidating your super to make sure you’re only paying one set of account fees.
|How much withdrawing your super early really cost you
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the government allowed some people to access up to $20,000 from their super to keep them afloat. But what did that really cost them in the long run? Find out in this article.
|How contributing extra to your super now can really set you up
The earlier you save super the more interest you’ll earn on it. Even the smallest contributions to your super now can make the biggest difference in 40 years’ time. Read about some ways to easily contribute.
|Everything you need to know about super
Some handy info about superannuation – oh and planning calculators so you can start thinking about when you’d like to retire and how much you’ll need to live life on your terms.
|How to tell if you hate your job or if it’s just a case of New Year’s blues
It may be making you blue, but before you push the eject button on your job, consider sorting your savings, credit cards and, yes, even your super.
Make sure you know where your money is and how much you need now and in the future.
|What your super might be worth eventually
There are many options for people to add to their superannuation pie and making small contributions now can add up to large amounts by the time retirement comes. Check out some detailed calculators on MoneySmart and super fund websites like CareSuper to see how much your money might be worth in the future, and how the pension, your super, and your age all impact each other.