Grow your super

How much will I need?

There are a number of different factors that will determine how much you’ll need when you retire. But the most important factor is how you want to spend your time after work.

Think about the thing you want to do and that will give you a starting point for how much you might need to retire comfortably.

Super industry experts suggest a couple will need over $600,000 to be comfortable in in retirement.* 

Stay ahead of the game with these 5 simple steps, or see how far your super could take you using our Retirement Super Tracker calculator.

While you continue to receive the compulsory super guarantee contributions of 9.5% from your employer, this may not be enough. Remember, every cent counts and it’s never too early to start contributing to super.

Top-up your super

In addition to the Superannuation Guarantee (SG) contributions made by your employer, you can also top-up your super by contributing in other ways.

Each year the government applies a limit on the amount you can contribute to your super without paying extra tax. We’ve outlined the contribution caps for 2017/18 here

*https://www.superannuation.asn.au/resources/retirement-standard 

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How far will your super go?

Will you have enough super to last you? Use the super calculator as a guide to see how making extra contributions along the way can make a difference.

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Protect the things that matter most

Insurance is one of the key features of your super account. Make sure you have the right cover.

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