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Managing investment risk in uncertain times

ifsinvest is an online investment platform brought to you by Industry Fund Services (IFS), which is owned by 27 major industry super funds.

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Fast and secure international money transfers

Whether you’re supporting family abroad or conducting global business, OFX can help you save money with excellent exchange rates and OFX fee free* transfers for union members.

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Record low rates: what it means for you

Industry super fund-owned bank ME looks at how to navigate today’s super low cash rate environment.

July 2019 saw history in the making when the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) cut 0.25% off the official cash rate for the second time in two months, taking it down from 1.25% to 1.00%.

It’s the lowest cash rate ever recorded by the RBA, and it has the potential to affect your money health.

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Member Benefits Update June 2019

In the June edition of your member benefits update we pay tribute to former Prime Minister and former ACTU President, Bob Hawke, we highlight five traps to avoid as a first home buyer, there's a handy guide on superannuation terminology, plus you can win one of six DVDs in our competition!

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Find super confusing? Check this guy out!

This election saw everyday Australians trying to unravel the puzzle that is superannuation.  With terms like ‘franking credits’, ‘co-contributions’ and ‘retirement income tax’, it's safe to say there was a lot of confusing terms being thrown around with not a whole lot of people actually knowing what they mean.

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