Members facing redundancy may benefit from our information session outlining their super options. This session looks at the financial decisions and retirement planning, providing an overview of:
- how your entitlements are taxed,
- options to replace your income,
- important decisions to make now,
- sources of further information,
- key issues to consider when entering retirement, and
- how UniSuper can assist with personal financial advice.
Presented by Dr Jon Glass, this webcast discusses non-financial aspects of retirement including a concept Dr Glass calls ‘Mastery in retirement’.
The rules and terminology surrounding super are complicated. Coupled with this, the rules tend to change from year to year. So it’s understandable if it all seems a little daunting. This webcast seeks to introduce you to UniSuper’s flexible products for new and existing members.
Please join us if you’d like to hear more about:
- how UniSuper super works
- membership categories
- investment and insurance options
- services and benefits available to you.
There are a number of pieces of legislation that have either taken effect or are currently in the works. Join our Industry & Public Policy Manager, Benedict Davies, for a discussion on what's happening in Canberra (related to super).
This webcast provides members with the key issues to consider when entering retirement. Whether planning for an immediate retirement or just seeking to gain a better understanding of the central issues, this comprehensive seminar includes information on:
- accessing superannuation benefits
- retirement income streams
- Centrelink benefits overview
- estate planning considerations
Deciding what to do when it’s time to use your super for retirement can be daunting. This webinar aims to explain the common options available to generate income and fund your retirement goals.
Topics discussed include:
- challenges in retirement
- pension options including annuities and account-based pensions
- risks and benefits of different income options
- the effect of income options on the Age Pension
In this video we explore how UniSuper constructs its Balanced investment option and what makes it unique.
John Pearce reflects on the market rebound following Trump’s election, and the apparent move into a cyclical upswing in the business cycle. He also explains why we’ve seen some volatility in the recent returns of investment options with exposure to infrastructure and property
Join CIO John Pearce for a look at the post-Brexit economy, pros and cons of the latest interest rate cuts, and a glance at the year that was—and the year to come.
In this update, John Pearce explains why he’s still concerned about property prices, takes us through the basics of bonds and ‘indexing’, and shares his thoughts on whether the market’s in bubble territory—and likely to pop any time soon.
UniSuper's Chief Investment Officer, John Pearce, answers five questions about the turbulence in investment markets in early 2016.
In this short video, John Pearce provides his insights on the year’s returns to date, touching on the relationship between elections, politics and the markets.
John Pearce reflects on UniSuper’s best and worst performing investment options over the last financial year. He also takes a look at whether or not Australian banks really are ‘the big end of town’.
This video features UniSuper Advice financial adviser Dale Eriksen talking about retirement planning, and how to work out whether you're on track to reach your retirement goals.
Join UniSuper CIO John Pearce as he shares his insights on the US election result and how it may impact investments—and your super.
Join CIO John Pearce as he shares his thoughts on some of our major investment holdings—Telstra, DUET and Sydney Airport—the arrival of Amazon in Australia, and the overall performance of the Australian stock market.
Presented by a Financial Information Service Officer from the Department of Human Resources, this webcast outlines some key considerations for members approaching retirement. Whether planning for an immediate retirement or simply seeking to gain a better understanding of Centrelink issues, this webcast covers areas including:
• Work Bonus
• Claiming Pensions
• Income and Asset Tests (including proposed changes 1/1/2017)
• Rights and Obligations
Award-winnning journalist, John F. Wasik, once stated that elder financial abuse could become the crime of the 21st Century. So how does it actually happen, and what measures can you put in place to ensure it won't happen to you or your loved ones?
An emerging field of research, elder abuse is any act occurring within a relationship where there is an implication of trust, which results in harm to an older person. Join the National Ageing Research Institute's project leader for Elder Abuse, Associate Professor Briony Dow, for a discussion on research in this area involving awareness-raising and advocacy, prevention and intervention.
While many people consider the cornerstone of a ‘successful’ retirement to be financial security, social participation is equally important—yet often overlooked. It’s readily documented that keeping active is good for the body and mind, but new research is starting to uncover some further key influences to healthy ageing and a positive retirement.
Join John Pearce as he shares his insights into Listed Property’s recent dip, thoughts on how Australia’s apartment oversupply might unfold, and an update on some market bright spots pushing overall gains.
Watch this short video with CIO John Pearce to learn what's unfolding with bank shares, whether you should be worried, and why India could be the next big thing in Asia's economy.
Presented by Sarah Cotton, a psychologist engaged by SuperFriend Mental Health Foundation, this session will outline how to plan now to make your transition to retirement easier for you and for those you are close to. Topics discussed include:
- What is retirement?
- Expectations versus realities
- Push and pull factors - what is influencing your decision?
- The emotional impact of significant change
- How taking control can put you in charge
- How to seek assistance if there are difficulties
Do you have a family member in need of aged care? Not sure where to start?
Join us for an overview of the different aged care options available including residential and home care, as well as information for carers.
Residential care discussion topics will include granny flat arrangements, retirement villages, residential facilities such as hostels or nursing homes, and supported residential services. We’ll also delve into a number of different types of home care packages available including eligibility, assessment and services offered.
Most importantly, we’ll let you know the first and following steps you’ll need to take for peace of mind for your family.