Media Super

Media Super Retirement Pension

Past 5-year return
6.74%
Admin fee

$65

Calc fees on 50k

$505

SuperRatings awards
Past 5-year return
6.74%
Admin fee

$65

Calc fees on 50k

$505

SuperRatings awards

Pros and Cons

Pros and Cons

  • Low fees
  • A choice of 23 investment options plus DIO
  • Run only to profit members
  • Free limited advice for members
  • Different investment strategy for pension drawdowns can be selected
  • Seamless transition between accumulation and pension accounts
  • Free super and retirement seminars

Summary

Media Super is a public offer industry fund established in 2008 from the merger of Print Super and JUST SUPER. It continues to service members in the print, media, entertainment, arts and creative industries. Members have access to a wide variety of Diversified and Single Sector Investment Strategies, which include a Sustainable Future Shares option. Furthermore, the Direct Investment Option provides access to Direct Shares listed on the S&P/ASX 300, a range of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and Term Deposits. The Balanced option outperformed the relevant SuperRatings Index over the short term; however, underperformed over the 10 years to 30 June 2019.Fees are lower than the industry average across all assessed account balances, with the asset-based administration fee capped at $600 pa. The fund charges a switching fee when members change investment options. Media Super provides members with a reasonable level of flexibility, with the ability to choose from multiple payment frequencies, ranging from monthly to annually. Members with more than one investment option can nominate the proportion of payments to be drawn from each option or have their payments made proportionately across their account balance. Beneficiary options are comprehensive, including both binding and non-binding nominations, as well as reversionary pensions.Additional benefits available include access to financial advice services, high quality educational material, interactive tools and calculators, as well as the ability to view account details and perform transactions online.

Features and Fees

Media Super Fees and Features

    Pros and Cons

    • Low fees
    • A choice of 23 investment options plus DIO
    • Run only to profit members
    • Free limited advice for members
    • Different investment strategy for pension drawdowns can be selected
    • Seamless transition between accumulation and pension accounts
    • Free super and retirement seminars

    Media Super is a public offer industry fund established in 2008 from the merger of Print Super and JUST SUPER. It continues to service members in the print, media, entertainment, arts and creative industries. Members have access to a wide variety of Diversified and Single Sector Investment Strategies, which include a Sustainable Future Shares option. Furthermore, the Direct Investment Option provides access to Direct Shares listed on the S&P/ASX 300, a range of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and Term Deposits. The Balanced option outperformed the relevant SuperRatings Index over the short term; however, underperformed over the 10 years to 30 June 2019.Fees are lower than the industry average across all assessed account balances, with the asset-based administration fee capped at $600 pa. The fund charges a switching fee when members change investment options. Media Super provides members with a reasonable level of flexibility, with the ability to choose from multiple payment frequencies, ranging from monthly to annually. Members with more than one investment option can nominate the proportion of payments to be drawn from each option or have their payments made proportionately across their account balance. Beneficiary options are comprehensive, including both binding and non-binding nominations, as well as reversionary pensions.Additional benefits available include access to financial advice services, high quality educational material, interactive tools and calculators, as well as the ability to view account details and perform transactions online.

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