The importance of estate planning

Thinking about how your estate is distributed after you pass away is more than just writing a Will. Find out more about the steps you should consider when estate planning.

May 31, 2021 7 MINS

Protecting your super with top 25% performance

EISS Super has delivered above-average investment returns for its members this financial year despite the Covid-19 market volatility, performing in the top 25% of funds.

May 26, 2021 3 MINS

Temporary reduction in minimum pension drawdown rates extended

The Federal Government is extending the temporary reduction in superannuation minimum drawdown rates for an additional year to 30 June 2022.

Jun 04, 2021 2 MINS
Retirement

Temporary reduction in minimum pension drawdown rates extended

The Federal Government is extending the temporary reduction in superannuation minimum drawdown rates for an additional year to 30 June 2022.

Jun 04, 2021 2 MINS
Managing your money

The importance of estate planning

Thinking about how your estate is distributed after you pass away is more than just writing a Will. Find out more about the steps you should consider when estate planning.

May 31, 2021 7 MINS
News & updates

Protecting your super with top 25% performance

EISS Super has delivered above-average investment returns for its members this financial year despite the Covid-19 market volatility, performing in the top 25% of funds.

May 26, 2021 3 MINS
Super

How to consolidate or transfer your super

Thinking about switching super funds or merging your lost super? Here are the key points to consider before you do and how to go about making the change.

May 26, 2021 8 MINS
News & updates

Federal Budget 2021

The focus of this year’s Federal Budget is on initiatives designed to maintain and grow Australia’s post-pandemic economic recovery, which has been better than expected.

May 12, 2021 7 MINS
Retirement

Want a more fulfilling retirement?

After years of hard work, retirement is your chance to relax and take some time just for you. Let's look at some of the activities you can pursue to make the most of your time.

May 06, 2021 3 MINS
Managing your money

Becoming a loan guarantor

When buying their first home, some first home buyers turn to family members for help through a loan guarantor arrangement. Here are some things to consider before agreeing to become a loan guarantor.

May 06, 2021 3 MINS
Super

Finding lost or unclaimed Super

As reported by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), a staggering $13.8 billion dollars of lost or unclaimed super is sitting in Australians’ accounts as at 30 June 2020. Could some of it be yours?

May 06, 2021 2 MINS
News & updates

Contribution caps set to increase

From 1 July 2021, Australians will be able to put more into their super as the concessional and non-concessional contribution caps and the general transfer balance cap are set to increase.

May 06, 2021 2 MINS
Managing your money

Six myths when seeing a financial planner

Are you curious about seeing a financial planner, but just not sure it’s for you? Or maybe you’ve heard something about financial planning that’s put you off? We debunk some of the common myths about seeing a financial planner.

May 06, 2021 5 MINS
News & updates

Media Release: Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with TWUSUPER

EISS Super and TWUSUPER are pleased to announce that the two funds have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to commence a formal due diligence process exploring whether a merger of the two funds is in the best interests of their respective members.

Apr 13, 2021 3 MINS
Life changes

What does it mean to have a balanced life?

People have been talking about 'balance' since ancient times, when philosophers were trying to work out the definition of 'good life' and 'happy life'. Read on to discover what a 'balanced life' means.

Apr 13, 2021 2 MINS
Managing your money

Investing outside of super

Super is designed to be a long term savings plan to fund your retirement and it's often the best way to do so because of advantages to investing in super like tax concessions. However, there are a lot of opportunities to invest outside of super, the trick is finding the right mix to suit your goals and risk appetite.

Apr 13, 2021 4 MINS
News & updates

Stapled super accounts coming soon!

As part of the proposed ‘Your Future, Your Super’ changes announced in the 2020-21 Federal Budget, super accounts will soon be ‘stapled’ to your employees. But what does this really mean?

Mar 11, 2021 2 MINS
Retirement

Downsizing in retirement

There are many reasons you might consider selling your home and buying a smaller place to live. Understand the financial implications of downsizing before you decide to sell.

Mar 11, 2021 5 MINS
News & Updates

Official superannuation partner of the NRL and NRLW

We’re pleased to announce that EISS Super has signed a three-year partnership agreement to become the ‘Official Superannuation Partner of the NRL and NRLW’. This major partnership includes the match ball branding for all matches across the NRL Premiership, State of Origin Series, Domestic Test Matches, and the All Stars Game being played next weekend in Townsville.

Feb 11, 2021 1 MIN
Managing your money

Buy now pay later

Buy now pay later plans are a hybrid payment plan - somewhere between a lay-by and credit card purchase. They allow you to buy goods and services, receive them immediately and pay for the purchase over time via regular instalments. Learn more

Dec 17, 2020 2 MINS
Super

Annual Member Meeting

The Annual Member Meeting offers an opportunity for you to hear from EISS Super and ask questions of the people who manage your super. Questions can be submitted as part of your registration for the meeting.

Dec 17, 2020 1 MIN
Managing your money

Overspent in the holidays?

Feel like your credit card took on a life of its own over the Christmas and New Year’s break? Here are a few tips to save you money and help you get and keep your credit card bill under control.

Dec 17, 2020 3 MINS
Retirement

Spend more of your retirement in your home

Keeping your independence by living in your home as you age is a goal for many. However, the reality is that you may need a little help with cleaning, meals, transport and nursing care later in life.

Dec 09, 2020 4 MINS
Superannuation

Can anyone join an industry fund?

Industry super funds operate on a not-for-profit basis, and are not owned by a bank or investment company that might seek to retain some profit from the business. As such, with an industry super fund, you could enjoy better terms when it comes to returns, fees, and charges.

Dec 03, 2020 5 MINS
Managing your money

Winning the debt battle

Paying off debt can feel like a weight has been lifted off your shoulders. Here are some tips and strategies to help you enjoy that debt-free feeling.

Nov 26, 2020 4 MINS
Retirement

Are you ready for an encore career?

Retirement was traditionally a time of leisure and relaxation, a welcome reward for a long and challenging career. However, our increasing life expectancy and improved health in later years is changing this expectation with many retirees harnessing their free time and energy to explore their passions.

Nov 26, 2020 2 MINS
News

Protect yourself from cyber criminals

In times of uncertainty such as what we're experiencing with the Covid-19 outbreak, cyber-criminals look for ways to exploit the situation. Whether it's your super account or other online accounts, password hygiene is often the front line of defence against cyber-attacks.

Nov 26, 2020 1 MIN
Managing your money

5 Simple ways to cut years off your mortgage

Buying a house is often the biggest purchase you’ll make in your life and committing to a 25 or 30-year home loan can be daunting. We’ve compiled a list of 5 simple ways to cut years off your mortgage and potentially save you thousands of dollars in interest.

Nov 26, 2020 2 MINS
Retirement

Manage your pension easily online

Have you logged in to your online account recently? It’s important to login regularly as we often make updates and add new features to make it easier for you to manage your pension.

Nov 26, 2020 1 MIN
Managing your money

Love and money

The decision to move in with a partner is a big step in a relationship, both personally and financially. In planning for this move, it’s important to consider the different areas of your lifestyle that are likely to change including financial matters.

Nov 26, 2020 2 MINS
Life changes

When closed doors open new ones

Staying home used to mean boredom, but not anymore.

May 12, 2020 4 MINS
Managing your money

Time to review your private health cover

As health funds occasionally change the services on their policies and the benefits they pay, it’s a good idea to regularly review your health insurance and compare it with others to make sure you’re getting the best deal and the right cover for you and your family.

Nov 26, 2020 1 MIN
Super

When markets are hit by a curve

It’s during uncertain times like these that many are wondering what, if anything, they should do with their super.

May 12, 2020 5 MINS
News

A new era for financial planning

Over the past years, the financial planning industry has experienced significant changes - particularly after the findings of the Royal Commission. As a result, the Government introduced the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) Code of Ethics on 1 January 2020. This new Code is a set of principles and core values designed to raise the standards of professional and ethical behaviour within the industry.

Nov 26, 2020 5 MINS
Managing your money

Staying ahead of cyber criminals

Cyber crime isn’t one of the industries in lockdown. In fact, cyber criminals have been very active using the Covid-19 theme to scam people. Here’s some things to look out for to protect you and your family.

Jun 05, 2020 3 MINS
Life changes

The lipstick effect – how we spend when markets lose their gloss

How does our spending change when economies experience a downturn?

Jul 01, 2020 3 MINS
Life changes

Making a friend of technology

Are you sick of being put in that category of ‘once you’re over a certain age there’s no hope for you and your relationship with technology?’ Well, we’re here to tell you, age has nothing to do with it.

Nov 26, 2020 5 MINS
Superannuation

Is your insurance pandemic proof?

The shock of this pandemic will be the shake-up many need to review their insurance. Is it the right insurance? Do you really have enough?

Jun 05, 2020 3 MINS
Managing your money

Managing debt during uncertain times

Are you being weighed down by the burden of debt? Here are some steps to take and options to explore to help lighten the load.

Jun 05, 2020 4 MINS