Tidswell Superannuation

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Tidswell is a financial services provider offering financial advice, managed investments and superannuation.

Types of Tidswell Super accounts

Tidswell offers a superannuation plan with 32 different funds you can pick and choose from. These cover a range of asset classes to choose from, including:

  • Conservative
  • Balanced
  • Cash
  • Mortgages
  • Australian Fixed Interest
  • Diversified Fixed Interest
  • International Fixed Interest
  • Australian Property
  • International Property
  • Australian Shares
  • International Shares

There are a few benefits available to Tidswell members who have a super account, including:

  • Insurance in super available for death cover (life insurance), and total and permanent disability (TPD) cover

At the time of writing (31/07/2018) Tidswell charges annual fees based on your total balance. This includes an administration fee of 1.56% for the first $2,068,000 in your account, and 0.78% for amounts above this. You will also be charged an investment fee of 1.04% per annum, although this may change with some investment options.

With this in mind, be sure to compare the annual fees charged by Tidswell against the fees charged by other funds, keeping in mind that other funds with similar or higher fees may be providing additional products and services that Tidswell does not.

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Eligibility to join Tidswell Super

Tidswell does not list any eligibility requirements on its website or PDS. However, super funds generally require that you satisfy the following criteria to register with them:

  • You must be an Australian resident
  • You must be over 18 years of age
  • You must be earning at least $450 before tax per month from an employer

If you are under the age of 18, but earning more than $450 before tax per month, you must be working more than 30 hours per week to qualify for super.

How to join Tidswell Super

You can apply to join Tidswell by visiting their website and following the sign-up process.

Be sure to compare super funds on the Canstar website and check our choosing a super fund checklist before signing up for a particular superannuation account.

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Tisdwell Superannuation FAQs

No, Tidswell does not have an online portal for super members.

Tidswell Super provides a variety of investment options for you to choose from. You can choose to invest in one or a mix of options. The available investment classes include:

  • Conservative
  • Balanced
  • Cash
  • Mortgages
  • Australian Fixed Interest
  • Diversified Fixed Interest
  • International Fixed Interest
  • Australian Property
  • International Property
  • Australian Shares
  • International Shares

When choosing an investment option, it is important to take into account your investment time frames and goals, and your personal risk tolerance for market fluctuations. Learn more about how to choose between different investment options on the Canstar website.

Yes, you can consolidate other super accounts into your Tidswell Super account.

It’s important to check with your previous super funds for information regarding costs such as exit fees and insurance cover you may lose if you switch super funds.

Tidswell was established in the early 1980’s and today offers a variety of financial products and services. They aim to offer personalised and effective services to their clients throughout their life, helping them to meet their financial goals.

Written by: Tim Smith | Last updated: August 9, 2018