Who is VicSuper?

Who is VicSuper?

VicSuper Fund opened in 1994 and was originally a Victorian public sector fund administered by the Victorian Superannuation Board (VSB), a Government organisation set up to administer the superannuation accumulation benefits of many Victorian public servants.

What is VicSuper called now?

Aware Super
We’ve completed the merger between VicSuper and First State Super (now called Aware Super), making us the second largest super fund in Australia.

How do I contact VicSuper?

We’re here to support you Our dedicated Advisor Assist team can provide you with assistance on VicSuper products & member information to enable you to service our mutual clients effectively. Contact us on 1300 585 815.

Is VicSuper an industry fund?

On July 1 2020 we merged with Aware Super becoming one of Australia’s largest industry funds.

Is VicSuper any good?

VicSuper has received SuperRatings’ Platinum rating – their highest rating – seven years in a row (2014-2021), confirming that VicSuper continues to be one of the “best value for money funds” in Australia.

What kind of super fund is VicSuper?

profit-to-member fund
Type of fund Aware Super is a public offer fund (open to the public) and a profit-to-member fund, offering both superannuation and pension (retirement income) products.

How do I withdraw from VicSuper?

How to make a withdrawal. You can request a withdrawal through MembersOnline, or contact our Member Centre on 1300 366 216 for details on making a withdrawal.

What is the best superannuation fund in Australia?

The Best Overall – AustralianSuper It’s Balanced Fund received the Finder award for the best Australian super fund in 2021 and has been one of the strongest performing super funds of all time.

How is VicSuper performance?

The VicSuper Flexible Income Growth option returned 19.7%. These are some of the highest returns we’ve witnessed in a financial year. Superannuation is about the long-term, however. Importantly, over longer periods of 5 and 10 years to 30 June 2021, we continue to deliver strong, positive returns to our members.

Is VicSuper a good superannuation fund?

VicSuper FutureSaver has been awarded Canstar’s 5-Star Rating for Outstanding Value Superannuation for two years running – in 2020 and 2021. We were one of only six super funds across Australia to receive this rating.

Can I take out all my super?

You can choose to access all or some of your super, subject to the rules of your fund. There are no legal restrictions on the amount you can access, but withdrawals must be taken as tax-free lump sums. Learn more about early release of super due to a terminal medical condition.

When can we withdraw super?

You can get your super when you retire and reach your ‘preservation age’ — between 55 and 60, depending on when you were born. There are special circumstances where you can access your super early.

Which super fund is best 2021?

Aware Super has been named Best Super Fund in Money magazine’s 2021 Best of the Best Awards. The awards for Best Pension Fund and Best MySuper Product were taken out by Cbus and AustralianSuper respectively.

Who owns AustralianSuper fund?

the Australian Council of Trade Unions
AustralianSuper is owned by the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) and employer peak body the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group).

What is the best super fund in Australia 2021?

How much super can you have and still get the pension 2021?

If you own your own home and are of age pension qualifying age, a couple can save up to $394,500 in super and other assets and receive the full age pension under the Centrelink assets test. If you have less than $863,500 in super and other assets*, you may qualify for a part pension from Centrelink.

Can I use my super to buy a car?

You can use your super to buy a car. However, the purchase of the car must be for the benefit of members and cannot prove a present day benefit. Specifically, the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994 outline the rules of an SMSF purchasing collectables and personal use assets, such as a car.

What is the cheapest super fund in Australia?

Hostplus has the lowest total fees at just 0.22% ($110 per year on a $50,000 balance) for its Indexed Balanced option. NGS Super, Rest and HESTA also have options below 0.30%. By comparison the median fee across all funds is 1.07%, which is nearly 5 times as much.