Money

Why making additional contributions to your super may benefit you

Saving and investing for your future is one of the wisest and most important things you can do, whether you are just starting out in your career, cementing financial foundations, or approaching retirement. To live the lifestyle you want in retirement, you may need to make additional contributions to your super, over and above the … Read more Why making additional contributions to your super may benefit you

July 2020 Market Update

Our Chief Investment Officer Tim Macready explains what happened in financial markets during the 2019/20 financial year as a result of COVID-19, and how this has impacted your super. Watch our video summary, or read more details below.   How did my super perform last year? According to research company Chant West, the median growth investment option^ finished the … Read more July 2020 Market Update

How to Choose a Financial Advisor

This blogpost is PART FOUR, of our series on Financial Advice. In this final post of the series you will learn all about how to choose a financial advisor.< PART ONE: Self-Serve Financial Advice Options PART TWO: Phone-Based Financial Advice Options PART THREE: The Value of Financial Advice and How a Full-Service Advisor Can Help PART FOUR: How … Read more How to Choose a Financial Advisor

STEWARD: A 30-Day Devotional

The word “steward” from a theological perspective represents both our identity and responsibility before God. The noun evokes a sense of the role that we, as believers, have in looking after the resources of our Lord. The verb “to steward” speaks of the activity that we engage in as caretakers of all that is entrusted … Read more STEWARD: A 30-Day Devotional

9 Tips to Get Ready for EOFY and Boost Your Super

The End of Financial Year (EOFY) is coming up next month. Now is a great time to get your finances in order and plan ahead. While 2020 has looked very different for most of us, it’s still important to prepare for EOFY early to avoid the last-minute scramble in June. To help you make the … Read more 9 Tips to Get Ready for EOFY and Boost Your Super

Contentment in a World of Want

Greed is one of the many vices we grapple with as human beings. It seems a modern dilemma, but it is as old as time. We are blessed to be alive in the 21st Century in the developed world. With amazing medical advances, prosperity and technological advantages, we live longer and more comfortable lives than … Read more Contentment in a World of Want

March 2020 Market Update

We have no doubt that our members are concerned about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impacts on our society and economy. The Christian Super investment team have supplied the following market commentary to help explain what is happening and what we might expect to see in the coming weeks and months. Markets are dominated by … Read more March 2020 Market Update

Your Guide to Our Ethical Index Shares Investment Option

Christian Super recently introduced an Ethical Index Shares investment option which is available to all of our members. While some superannuation funds offer indexed investment options (which you may have heard about if you follow Scott Pape, the ‘Barefoot Investor’), Christian Super is the first and only super fund in Australia to offer an ethically screened indexed investment … Read more Your Guide to Our Ethical Index Shares Investment Option

How Did Your Super Perform in 2019?

Superannuation returns hit a six-year high in 2019, mainly driven by international and domestic shares, which both performed strongly during the last year. Read on to find out how your super performed in 2019. We delivered strong returns for our members in 2019 Christian Super members in our default My Ethical Super option received a … Read more How Did Your Super Perform in 2019?

Keeping Your Super Safe

It can feel like every day the media reports on new scams, identity theft and other fraudulent activity. The nuisances in discrepancies between each activity are never ending. Needless to say, superannuation is not immune to this crime. Identity theft occurs when someone wrongfully obtains your personal information to carry out fraudulent activity, like accessing … Read more Keeping Your Super Safe