What's in a 15% superannuation return?

The nation’s super providers will soon produce their annual statements and customers are likely to be impressed.Australian Super’s default balanced fund, for instance, will produce a return of almost 15% for the year. But investors in such funds should pause before popping the champagne.We’ve had some discussion among the Super Advisor investment committee about where a ‘balanced’ fund should sit in terms of risk profile. To us, the term ‘balanced’ conjures up a risk profile between ‘Conservative’ and ‘Moderate’ on the scale we use to guide our three model portfolios (Conservative, Moderate and Aggressive).What does it make you think of?...

The nation’s super providers will soon produce their annual statements and customers are likely to be impressed.

Australian Super’s default balanced fund, for instance, will produce a return of almost 15% for the year. But investors in such funds should pause before popping the champagne.

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