Welcome to the Aware Super webinar education series. Join our experienced superannuation experts as they break down superannuation and finances into easy-to-understand topics through live webinars.

Life Beyond Work

A live online interactive workshop

It doesn't matter how much or how little planning you've done, or if your retirement is years away – our panel of experts will help you confidently map your path into retirement. We’ll discuss a transition plan from working life to retirement, and cover key themes like superannuation and Centrelink options, plus building financial security in your transition years and other life planning topics. This webinar will run on Wednesday, 27 October from 5:30pm – 7:00pm AEST.

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How to read your annual statement

Your annual statement shows you exactly what’s happened with your super and how much you have. Let us take you through an annual statement and explain what it all means in an easy-to-understand 20 minute webinar. Ask questions that are important to you. There are only three sessions available so register now!

Making the most of your super

Superannuation is an essential part of your retirement and understanding how to make the most of it will help you achieve the retirement you desire. Whether you’re just starting out in your career, or nearing retirement, our webinars will arm you with the knowledge to make the most of your super.

We’ll break down the basics of superannuation and how to make the most of it. 

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Tuesday 12 October, 8:00 - 8:45am (AEST)

Monday 18 October, 12:00 - 12:45pm (AEST)

Super is basically a savings account for your retirement. By completing these 5 simple steps to get in control of your super – including getting your super together and considering your investment options - you’ll be on your way to building yourself a better future!

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Friday 24 September, 12:00 - 12:45pm (AEST)

Curious about learning the key elements of investing? Understanding how your super is invested and the small steps you can take now, can make a big difference to your financial future

More webinars coming soon
 

We care deeply about the communities and ecosystems we are part of, so focusing on environmental, social and governance (ESG) when investing is in our DNA. Learn about how we invest your money, what we don’t invest in, and examples of your super making a difference. 

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Wednesday 6 October, 12:00- 12:45pm (AEST)

Making the most of your money

Understanding your financial options can put you in a good position to make smart financial decisions. Our educational webinars provide important knowledge so you can work out how to do more with your money.

Research shows money woes are a source of stress for today, and a blocker for living the dream tomorrow so it’s important to be proactive when it comes to your finances.

This session looks into basic financial principles that can help you take care of your financial life and build better money habits.

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Tuesday 5 October, 4:00- 4:45pm (AEST)

Friday 29 October, 12:00- 12:45pm (AEST)

We could probably all be a bit better at managing our finances, right? We’ll cover budgeting and managing debt. What are your money behaviour habits – are you a fitbit financier or a social value spender? Learn about finances and super in a simple, easy-to-understand session.

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Monday 27 September, 12:00- 12:45pm (AEST)

Excited to buy your first home but want practical information about organising finances and the costs involved?

This session has been designed for first home buyers to help you learn about the basics of purchasing a property, mortgages and borrowing money, and considerations when searching for your first home.

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Tuesday 28 September, 12pm – 12:45pm (AEST)

Tuesday 12 October, 12pm – 12:45pm (AEST)

Thursday 28 October, 12pm – 12:45pm (AEST)

There aren’t many certainties in life, which is why it pays to protect your future against the unknown.

This webinar will cover what you need to know to understand insurance and the types of cover you and your family may need, estate planning and more.

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Tuesday 21 September, 12:00- 12:45pm (AEST)

Thursday 14 October, 12:00- 12:45pm (AEST)

Getting ready for retirement

Getting ready for retirement can start at any point in your life, and the earlier the better! Our webinars give you the knowledge to start preparing for the retirement you desire. Importantly, it’s not just about understanding your financial options, but working out how you want to spend your retirement. Join us and explore what retirement could mean to you.

Starting to think about retirement and wanting to prepare your finances over the next few years? We’ll give you tips to grow your super and inform you of the rules around accessing your super when you’re ready.

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Thursday 30 September, 12:00- 12:45pm (AEST)

What does your retirement look like? How do you feel as you get closer to retirement? Starting a new chapter can be exciting but it also takes consideration to get ready for change. Let’s chat about what the future can hold for you.

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Thursday 7 October, 12:00- 12:45pm (AEST)

Thinking of retiring within one to five years?  Our experts will help you understand how much money you’ll need for retirement and how to prepare for the next step.

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Tuesday 21 September, 5:30- 6:30pm (AEST)

Thursday 23 September, 5:30- 6:30pm (AEST)

Wednesday 29 September, 5:30- 6:30pm (AEST)

Friday 1 October, 12:00- 1:00pm (AEST)

Tuesday 5 October, 5:30- 6:30pm (AEST)

Wednesday 13 October, 5:30- 6:30pm (AEST)

Monday 25 October, 12:00- 1:00pm (AEST)

Retirement is a big step for all of us and one of the most frequently asked questions relates to how much people need to retire comfortably.

We believe quality financial advice changes lives for the better.

This webinar will outline the value of seeking financial advice and the difference a tailored plan can make to the retirement outcomes of our members.

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Thursday 30 September, 5:30 - 6:30pm (AEST)

Thursday 7 October, 5:30 - 6:30pm (AEST)

Tuesday 26 October, 5:30 - 6:30pm (AEST)

This webinar is provided by Aware Financial Services Australia Limited
ABN 86 003 742 756, AFSL No. 238430 

Preparing for the future

If you, or someone close to you, are interested in learning more about aged care or how to put plans in place in case the unexpected happens, we’re here to help guide you and answer your questions.

We know it isn’t easy starting the conversation when it comes to aged care, that’s why we’re here to make it easier. Learn about types of aged care facilities, the costs involved and where you can find support and guidance.

More webinars coming soon 

Estate planning is all about choosing who will make financial, medial and personal decisions if you can no longer make them yourself, as well as who will look after your estate and receive your assets when you die.

We’ve created a three-part estate planning webinar series about the importance of having an estate plan in place, so you and those close to you will be prepared if something unexpected were to happen to you.

  • Powers of Attorney

More webinars coming soon

Powers of Attorney gives you control over the decisions made about your future if you’re no longer able to make them for yourself. Find out how you can avoid undue stress by having the right paperwork in place for yourself or your loved ones.

  • Wills: your gift

More webinars coming soon

We’ll explain why it’s so important to have a valid Will and how it can provide guidance for your loved ones during a difficult time. We’ll also cover how you can nominate others to receive your super and insurance benefit in the event of your death.

  • Estate planning: tips and traps

More webinars coming soon

Your wishes, legal documents, laws and loved ones – we’re here to help you navigate some of the issues that can arise. We’ll cover testamentary trusts and complex Wills, how to protect vulnerable dependent, estate planning for blended families, and more.

NSW Public Sector Defined Benefit Schemes SASS and SSS

The SASS Make the most of your Super webinar is suitable for all contributing members of the SASS scheme.

The webinar series is in two parts, each of 60 minute duration:

Part 1

  • You’re retired. 
  • How SASS works 
  • Making your contributions to SASS tax effective 
  • Resigning from a SASS employer and redundancy 

Part 2

  • Accessing your SASS retirement benefit 
  • Sources of income in retirement 
  • Investing in retirement 

You will benefit by:

  • Learning how your scheme works, what your choices are and how to make the most of your benefits 
  • Understanding how the decisions you make about employment and superannuation can affect your benefits 
  • Comprehending Centrelink rules and the benefits you may be eligible for Incorporating your SSS benefit into a holistic retirement plan 

Register for a SASS webinar

The State Super SSS ‘Make The Most of Your Super’ webinar provides valuable insights on how you can maximise your super – while you’re working, as you approach retirement and when you’re retired.

The two part webinar program is presented by the financial planners at Aware Super and is suitable for contributing and deferred members of SSS.

You will benefit by:

  • Learning how your scheme works, what your choices are and how to make the most of your benefits 
  • Understanding how the decisions you make about employment and superannuation can affect your benefits 
  • Comprehending Centrelink rules and the benefits you may be eligible for Incorporating your SSS benefit into a holistic retirement plan

Register for a SSS webinar

Designed specifically to assist deferred members in the SASS scheme to actively plan for their retirement. Look at current changes in the superannuation and taxation landscapes as well as key issues such as the right time to retire, how to save tax and boost retirement savings. Build a transition to retirement strategy and discover the various income options available to you once you finally finish work.

Register for pre-retirement webinar for SASS deferred member