It's not just super, it's your independence

ANZ's in-depth survey of 1000 Australians in March this year found 'independence' is a priority for most Australians yet we often dismiss, ignore and overlook the financial power of superannuation to achieve this independence. 

It shows that many of us don’t fully understand how superannuation is essential to the financial freedom we seek in life, even though it is one of the most valuable assets we’ll ever have.

On these pages we challenge that thinking with a clear insight showing super is what gives us choice, comfort and freedom, during the time of life we need it most.

None of us should be dismissing the power of superannuation. If you find the word itself hard to engage with, stop thinking of it as ‘just super’, and think of it as your independence, and what your working life is heading toward.

Real stories

Jamie's financial-independence plan

Seeing former colleagues blow hefty pay packets made Jamie Allen swing the other direction.

Jamie's story

Lauren's financial-independence plan

Lauren Jane shows paying debt, buying insurance, building a business and boosting super can all be done without a headache.

Lauren's story

How ANZ can help

ANZ offers ANZ Smart Choice Super, a flexible, low cost product that’s built around changing lives and needs. With special features that adjust automatically as you age, ANZ Smart Choice Super works as a partner on your path to your independence.

If you have reached a personal milestone and your priorities are changing, you may benefit from meeting one of our ANZ Financial Planners. Specialist advice can help you better understand where you are now and how to get where you want to be.

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^Fee Analysis: Research conducted by SuperRatings Pty Ltd, holder of Australian Financial Services Licence No. 311880. Analysis current as at March 2017, and limited to the member, administration and investment management fees of 388 retail, industry, corporate and government super funds, including 102 MySuper options. The ANZ Smart Choice Super fee includes a 0.01% APRA levy and 0.03% Stronger Super levy charged on 09/06/16. In conducting the analysis, the ANZ Smart Choice Super - 1960’s diversified investment option has been compared against the main Balanced option of products contained within the SuperRatings database. Annual fees are calculated on a constant $50,000 super balance. Data used in the research from sources considered reliable. It is not guaranteed to be accurate or complete. For a copy of the SuperRatings research click here or call 13 12 87.

All fees are subject to change. Other key features are relevant when choosing a super fund, including performance.

Before redirecting your super or moving your money into ANZ Smart Choice Super, you will need to consider whether there are any adverse consequences for you, including exit fees, other loss of benefits (e.g. insurance cover), increase in investment risks and where your future employer contributions will be paid.

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