Christian Super

Christian Super Pension

Past 5-year return
5.14%
Admin fee

$65

Calc fees on 50k

$690

SuperRatings awards
GoldInfinity Recognised
Past 5-year return
5.14%
Admin fee

$65

Calc fees on 50k

$690

SuperRatings awards
GoldInfinity Recognised

Pros and Cons

Pros and Cons

  • Ethical and sustainable investments (UNPRI Signatory).
  • Certified by the Ethical Investment Association signifying the funds adherence to Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) disclosure practices.
  • Strong communication and customer care (Internal Call Centre).
  • Values-aligned investing (Microfinance, social infrastructure, renewable energy etc).
  • Cost effective insurance offering.
  • Financial Education Materials and Fact Sheets.

Summary

Christian Super was established to service the retirement needs of members employed within the Christian community. The fund is a public offer fund and allows members from all industries to apply for membership. The fund continues to demonstrate a strong commitment to environmental and social principles and is Infinity Recognised. Christian Super Pension requires a minimum initial investment of $20,000 to commence membership. Christian Super follows an Ethical Investment Charter that focuses on investments that support Christian core values. The fund offers an investment menu of 5 diversified investment options, an index shares option and a cash option. The Ethical Balanced Growth option outperformed the relevant SuperRatings Index over the year to 30 June 2020; however, underperformed over the longer term.Fees are lower than the industry average across small account balances assessed. The fund does not charge a buy-sell spread or switching fees.Christian Super Pension offers a reasonable pension flexibility, with members able to select from fortnightly through to yearly payment frequencies. Members can nominate the proportion of payments to be drawn from each option. Members can also select from reversionary pensions, binding death nomination and non-binding lump sum death benefits.Members can access a range of educational materials, phone-based advice and comprehensive financial planning services. The Christian Super mobile app also allows members to view account details, consolidate multiple superannuation accounts, as well as update beneficiary details.

Features and Fees

Christian Super Fees and Features

    Pros and Cons

    • Ethical and sustainable investments (UNPRI Signatory).
    • Certified by the Ethical Investment Association signifying the funds adherence to Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) disclosure practices.
    • Strong communication and customer care (Internal Call Centre).
    • Values-aligned investing (Microfinance, social infrastructure, renewable energy etc).
    • Cost effective insurance offering.
    • Financial Education Materials and Fact Sheets.

    Christian Super was established to service the retirement needs of members employed within the Christian community. The fund is a public offer fund and allows members from all industries to apply for membership. The fund continues to demonstrate a strong commitment to environmental and social principles and is Infinity Recognised. Christian Super Pension requires a minimum initial investment of $20,000 to commence membership. Christian Super follows an Ethical Investment Charter that focuses on investments that support Christian core values. The fund offers an investment menu of 5 diversified investment options, an index shares option and a cash option. The Ethical Balanced Growth option outperformed the relevant SuperRatings Index over the year to 30 June 2020; however, underperformed over the longer term.Fees are lower than the industry average across small account balances assessed. The fund does not charge a buy-sell spread or switching fees.Christian Super Pension offers a reasonable pension flexibility, with members able to select from fortnightly through to yearly payment frequencies. Members can nominate the proportion of payments to be drawn from each option. Members can also select from reversionary pensions, binding death nomination and non-binding lump sum death benefits.Members can access a range of educational materials, phone-based advice and comprehensive financial planning services. The Christian Super mobile app also allows members to view account details, consolidate multiple superannuation accounts, as well as update beneficiary details.

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    Christian Super Fees and Features

      Fund fees vs. Industry average
      THIS FUND
      INDUSTRY AVERAGE
      Fund past-5-year return vs. Industry average
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      INDUSTRY AVERAGE
      Investment allocation
      INTERNATIONAL SHARES
      AUSTRALIAN SHARES
      PROPERTY
      ALTERNATIVES
      FIXED INTEREST
      CASH
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      Investment option performance
      BALANCED
      HIGH GROWTH
      CONSERVATIVE BALANCE
      GROWTH
      CAPITAL STABLE
      CASH
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