How to prepare your super to take flight

If you’re preparing to come back to work or have recently returned, here are a couple of quick things you can do to dust off your super account and make sure it’s in good shape.

What’s the average super balance for your age?

Like many things when it comes to your finances, the amount of super you need to live out your retirement dreams depends on your personal circumstances and the goals you have for your time after work.

How to set your super up for the new financial year

While some prefer to wait until January 1 to set new resolutions and do a bit of life admin, here at Qantas Super we believe the new financial year is another great occasion to get your super sorted.

Australians have $13.8 billion in lost and unclaimed super left to find

Australians were reunited with $7 billion in lost and unclaimed super over the 2019/20 financial year, but a further $13.8 billion still remains to be claimed.

Busting super myths

Some of the things people say and hear about super aren’t always correct. To help you separate fact from fiction, we’ve busted a couple of common super myths.

How 10 women have taken control of their super

This International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the contributions of the women in the Qantas Super team and looking at how they’ve taken control of their super.

The 10 postcodes with the highest average super balances

Your parents probably taught you that you shouldn’t compare yourself to others, but sometimes it can be fun to look at what others are up to – particularly when it comes to money.

Why you should talk super with your Valentine

Whether you go all out on Valentine’s Day or not, the time around February 14 can be the perfect occasion to talk super with your partner.

The 10 postcodes with the most lost and unclaimed super

The amount of lost and unclaimed super across Australia grew from $17.5 billion to $20.8 billion over the 2018/19 financial year, according to new data released by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). This sum includes money spread across long-forgotten super accounts, and small balances that have been transferred by super funds to the ATO.

Australia’s pension system is ranked third globally

Receiving a grade of B+, Australia ranks behind only the Netherlands and Denmark in the 2019 Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index. According to the Index, the B+ denotes a system that “has a sound structure, with many good features”, with some areas for improvement.

How much super do women need?

Women generally live longer and retire with less super than their male counterparts. As we join the International Women’s Day #pushforprogress we turn the spotlight on women and super, looking at how much women will need for a comfortable retirement.

How to boost your confidence in super

Only 12% of Australians feel confident about their financial future. But confidence leads to a greater chance of success and achieving the outcomes you want. Here are some of the ways to boost your confidence.