Capital Guaranteed

This option invests mainly in cash with some fixed interest investments such as bonds. It’s designed to guarantee the security of your capital by investing in defensive assets that generate cash-like returns.
2.34%
10-year average
annual super return
as at 30 June 2018
For a detailed overview of this option including pension returns, visit the performance page.

Why you’d invest

Invest in this option if you want to maintain the capital value of your investment over any time period, while earning a rate of return similar to that of bank bills or from a cash management trust.

The minimum investment timeframe is 1–2 years.

Return objective

To achieve returns after tax and fees that exceed the inflation rate (as measured by the Consumer Price Index [CPI]) by at least 0.5% per year (over rolling 10-year periods).

Risk level

Very low
The chance of a negative annual return is zero in every 20 years.
The risk level is based on the Standard Risk Measure.

Asset mix

Allocation table for Super & TTI

Asset class Benchmark Range
Fixed interest 22% 0-50
Cash 78% 50-100

Allocation table for Pension

Asset class Benchmark Range
Fixed interest 22% 0-50
Cash 78% 50-100
More about investing
Fees and costs
Fees and costs
Each of our investment options has its own set of fees that covers the costs of managing your investments.
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Investment returns
Investment returns
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Your investment choices
Your investment choices
No two CareSuper members are the same so we offer 13 different investment choices.
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