Cbus

Cbus Super Income Stream

Past 5-year return
7.38%
Admin fee

$104

Calc fees on 50k

$484

SuperRatings awards
Platinum10 Year Platinum PerformanceCareer Fund of the YearMomentum FinalistNet Benefit Finalist Smooth Ride FinalistInfinity Recognised
Past 5-year return
7.38%
Admin fee

$104

Calc fees on 50k

$484

SuperRatings awards
Platinum10 Year Platinum PerformanceCareer Fund of the YearMomentum FinalistNet Benefit Finalist Smooth Ride FinalistInfinity Recognised

Pros and Cons

Pros and Cons

  • The major Industry Super fund for people in the building and construction industry.
  • Established over 30 years ago, run to benefit members.
  • Offer advice services from single issue to referral for full financial plans.
  • Cbus directly invests in property through its wholly owned subsidiary, Cbus Property Pty Ltd.

Summary

Cbus Super was established in 1984 to service members employed within the building and construction industries, and now allows members from all industries to apply for membership. Cbus Super was the winner of the 2021 Career Fund of the Year award and was also nominated as a finalist for the 2021 Pension of the Year, the 2021 Momentum, the 2021 Net Benefit and the 2021 Smooth Ride awards. The fund demonstrates a strong commitment to environmental and social principles and is Infinity Recognised. Cbus Super Income Stream was established in 2007, with a minimum initial investment of $10,000 required to commence membership. Cbus Super Income Stream members may select from 4 diversified portfolios, a cash option as well as gain access to term deposits, ETFs and Direct Shares through Cbus Self Managed. The Growth option outperformed the relevant SuperRatings Index over each time period assessed to 30 June 2020.Fees are lower than the industry average across all account balances assessed. The fund does not charge a buy-sell spread or an investment switching fee.Cbus Super Income Stream offers excellent pension flexibility, with members able to select from fortnightly through to annual payment frequencies. Members can also select from reversionary pension, binding death nomination and non-binding lump sum death benefits. Cbus provides members with financial advice services and a comprehensive suite of educational tools. The Cbus mobile app also caters for construction workers, with access to contribution transactions, account details, as well as building site tickets, RDO schedule and weather details.

Features and Fees

Cbus Fees and Features

    Pros and Cons

    • The major Industry Super fund for people in the building and construction industry.
    • Established over 30 years ago, run to benefit members.
    • Offer advice services from single issue to referral for full financial plans.
    • Cbus directly invests in property through its wholly owned subsidiary, Cbus Property Pty Ltd.

    Cbus Super was established in 1984 to service members employed within the building and construction industries, and now allows members from all industries to apply for membership. Cbus Super was the winner of the 2021 Career Fund of the Year award and was also nominated as a finalist for the 2021 Pension of the Year, the 2021 Momentum, the 2021 Net Benefit and the 2021 Smooth Ride awards. The fund demonstrates a strong commitment to environmental and social principles and is Infinity Recognised. Cbus Super Income Stream was established in 2007, with a minimum initial investment of $10,000 required to commence membership. Cbus Super Income Stream members may select from 4 diversified portfolios, a cash option as well as gain access to term deposits, ETFs and Direct Shares through Cbus Self Managed. The Growth option outperformed the relevant SuperRatings Index over each time period assessed to 30 June 2020.Fees are lower than the industry average across all account balances assessed. The fund does not charge a buy-sell spread or an investment switching fee.Cbus Super Income Stream offers excellent pension flexibility, with members able to select from fortnightly through to annual payment frequencies. Members can also select from reversionary pension, binding death nomination and non-binding lump sum death benefits. Cbus provides members with financial advice services and a comprehensive suite of educational tools. The Cbus mobile app also caters for construction workers, with access to contribution transactions, account details, as well as building site tickets, RDO schedule and weather details.

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    Cbus Fees and Features

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