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It's important to track your super for a secure retirement.
Check your super balance against the average of your age group or
estimate your balance at different stages of life to make sure you're on track for a comfortable
Your super balance will play a big part in how comfortably you live in retirement.
As shown in the table, Super Guru's Super Balance Detective Calculator can help you estimate if your super
is on track, based on your retirement plans and how close you are to retirement.
The Association of Super Funds of Australia (ASFA) estimates that the required balance for a comfortable
retirement by age 67 is $595,000 for a single person and $690,000 for a couple. This includes owning your
home, leisure and recreational activities, private health insurance, and occasional overseas holidays.
Source: Super Guru's Super Balance Detective accessed July 2023.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has worked out the average super balance for each age group,
which you can use as a guide to see how your balance compares.
This table shows the average super balances for both Australian men and women by age. It's worth noting
that women tend to have lower average superannuation balances than men for a combination of reasons.
If your retirement savings need a boost, small changes you make now can make a difference to
Source: ABS Household Income and Wealth, Australia 2019-20. Accessed August 2023.
Log in to Member Online or our app to check your QSuper account balance.
Here are a few simple things you can do to help give your super balance that extra boost.
Having your super in multiple accounts may cost you more in fees and insurance.1
Log in to Member Online or our app to find and combine your other super accounts in minutes.
Build up your super by adding extra money or salary sacrificing.
If you're a low income earner making after tax contributions, you may also get a bonus from the government.
Your QSuper membership includes advice about your super account.2
Speak to a financial adviser to plan for the retirement lifestyle you want.
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1. Before you consolidate your super accounts, consider if the timing is right and if you will lose
access to benefits such as insurance or pension options, or if there are any tax implications.
2. QInvest Limited (ABN 35 063 511 580, AFSL 238274) is wholly owned by the Trustee as an asset of
Australian Retirement Trust. QInvest Limited is a separate legal entity responsible for the financial
services it provides. Eligibility conditions apply. Refer to the Financial Services Guide for more
3. Australian Retirement Trust was formed through the merger of QSuper and Sunsuper on 28 February