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Where's your super and find unclaimed money

Posted on 12 February, 2017 at 1:25 Comments comments (1)

 

Where to start to search for your lost https://www.moneysmart.gov.au/tools-and-resources/find-unclaimed-money" target="_blank">superannuation.

 

Look after your super because it needs to look after you in retirement.

 

Its so important to keep track of all your super? Its vital that you update any change of names, address or jobs.

 

You can check your super by registering for the Australian Taxation Office's online services via https://my.gov.au/LoginServices/main/login?execution=e1s1" target="_blank">myGov. This will allow you to:see details of all your super accounts, including any you may have lost or forgotten about. 

If you have recently opened a super account, it may take up to 6 months to appear on your https://my.gov.au/LoginServices/main/login?execution=e1s1" target="_blank">MyGov account.

 

Always seek legal advice in relation to money matters. I have placed below some useful links to help you along.

 

Their are Financial planners/advisors research what you are after.

 

Once you have identified your financial advice needs, it's time to find an adviser who offers the services you are looking for. Your friends, family or work colleagues may be able to recommend a suitable adviser, or you can ask your super fund, lawyer or accountant for their suggestions. For my family we went through our bank.

 

Here are some links to a few professional associations to get you started:

The Financial Planning Association - They provide a Find a planner service.

The Association of Financial Advisers - They have a https://www.yourbestinterests.com.au/member-directory" target="_blank">Find an adviser service.

 

Smart tip

Look after your super because it needs to look after you in retirement

 

Links

https://www.moneysmart.gov.au/tools-and-resources/find-unclaimed-money" target="_blank">Unclaimed Money

https://www.moneysmart.gov.au/tools-and-resources/find-unclaimed-money

https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Super/Keeping-track-of-your-super/" target="_blank">Keeping Track of your Super

https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Super/Keeping-track-of-your-super/

https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Super/Accessing-your-super/" target="_blank">How to Access Your Super

https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Super/Accessing-your-super/

https://www.moneysmart.gov.au/life-events-and-you/life-events/getting-a-tax-refund-bonus-or-inheritance." target="_blank">Getting A Tax Refund - Bonus - Windfall

https://www.moneysmart.gov.au/life-events-and-you/life-events/getting-a-tax-refund-bonus-or-inheritance.



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