NESS Account Based Pension

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Past 5-year return
9.20%
Admin fee
$78
Calculated Fees on 50k
$653
No information was provided by the fund to SuperRatings. Hence an alert rating may be given in areas where a qualitative assessment cannot be made. For available information refer to the fund's PDS.
NESS Pension was established on 1 July 2008 to service the pension needs of employees in the electrical contracting, communication and associated industries in NSW. A minimum initial investment of $20,000 is required to commence membership.Members have access to a simple investment menu comprising of 6 options across a range of asset classes. The Moderate option has underperformed the SuperRatings Index over the short and long term.Fees are lower than the industry average for all account balances assessed. Members can switch between investment options at no cost; however, an exit fee applies for partial and full withdrawals.NESS Super provides reasonable flexibility, with members having the ability to receive payments twice monthly through to annually. Members with more than one investment option can nominate the proportion of payments are to be drawn from each option. Beneficiary options are comprehensive, including both binding and non-binding nominations, as well as reversionary pensions. Online access, newsletters, half-yearly member statements and financial planning services are available through the fund. Members also have access to a range of additional benefits such as competitive banking products from ME Bank and discounted health insurance from NIB.

Fees & fund features

Admin fee
Admin fee
$78
Exit fee
Exit fee
$71
Financial planning service
Financial planning service
Credit cards
Credit cards
Insurance life event increases
Insurance life event increases
Investment fee
Investment fee
0.90%
Account size discount
Account size discount
Health insurance
Health insurance
Binding nominations
Binding nominations
Anti-detriment payments
Anti-detriment payments
Switching fee
Switching fee
$0
Employer size discount
Employer size discount
Home loans
Home loans
Non-lapsing binding nominations
Non-lapsing binding nominations
Long term income protection
Long term income protection
Admin fee
Admin fee
$78
Exit fee
Exit fee
$71
Financial planning service
Financial planning service
Credit cards
Credit cards
Insurance life event increases
Insurance life event increases
Investment fee
Investment fee
0.90%
Account size discount
Account size discount
Health insurance
Health insurance
Binding nominations
Binding nominations
Anti-detriment payments
Anti-detriment payments
Switching fee
Switching fee
$0
Employer size discount
Employer size discount
Home loans
Home loans
Non-lapsing binding nominations
Non-lapsing binding nominations
Long term income protection
Long term income protection
Fund fees vs. Industry average
Fund past-5-year return vs. Industry average
Investment allocation
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