Superannuation

Do a quick super health check


Taking just a few minutes out of your day to review your superannuation can leave your retirement savings in much better shape.

SPARING just a few minutes to review your superannuation now can leave your retirement savings in much healthier shape once you stop work.

As we near the end of the quiet summer holiday season, there’s no better time to give your superannuation a mini health check.

We’ve asked the experts how to do it with just a few quick steps.

1. UPDATE YOUR DETAILS

The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees’ chief executive officer Tom Garcia said one of the first things you should do is so simple — contact your fund or login online and check your personal details are up-to-date.

“Make sure that your super fund has your correct details including your mobile, e-mail and postal address,” he said.

“Remember to contact your fund during milestone events — such as moving house.”

If a fund cannot contact you there’s a large chance your superannuatio…

Read the full article at: http://www.news.com.au/finance/superannuation/do-a-quick-super-health-check/news-story/4b5701e5087f047d1c430097c730779e

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