Three investment basics to help you understand your super better.

Superannuation is a simple concept. In fundamental terms, it's about ensuring you have some money put away for your retirement.

However, superannuation is a type of investment, and investments can be complex.

Having a basic understanding of some of the terminology will help you work out if your investment strategy suits you, or if you'd like to consider tweaking it.

Three investment basics to help you understand your super better.

Superannuation is a simple concept. In fundamental terms, it's about ensuring you have some money put away for your retirement.

However, superannuation is a type of investment, and investments can be complex.

Having a basic understanding of some of the terminology will help you work out if your investment strategy suits you, or if you'd like to consider tweaking it.

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