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MySuper vs Super Choice

Section: 3.2

3.2 MySuper vs Super Choice


MySuper is a standardised and low-cost superannuation product. MySuper products have a simple investment strategy and aim to provide a balanced level of risk and return over the long term.

Designed to be default options for individuals who do not actively choose a specific superannuation fund or investment option. Employers are required to contribute employees' superannuation contributions into a MySuper product if the employee doesn't choose a specific fund. Since 1 July 2017, all member accounts in default superannuation investment options are required to be invested in a MySuper product.

Super Choice

Super Choice of fund refers to the right of Australian workers to choose the superannuation fund into which their employer contributions are deposited. Under the Superannuation Guarantee legislation, most employees have the ability to select their preferred superannuation fund. This means they can decide where their employer's compulsory contributions are directed.

Super Choice of fund provides individuals with the flexibility to choose from a range of superannuation funds available in the market, which may offer different investment options, fees, insurance coverage, and additional services. By exercising this choice, individuals can take greater control over their retirement savings and tailor their superannuation to suit their specific needs

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Last modified: Wednesday, June 28, 2023