Virgin Money Superannuation
Types of Virgin Money Super accounts
Virgin Money offers three retirement-related products to choose from:
- Corporate super arranged by an employer for their employees to use
- Personal super available for individual employees
- Account-based pension converts superannuation into regular income payments for retirees and workers in the transition to retirement (TTR) stage
There are a lot of benefits available to Virgin Money members who have a personal super account, including:
- Competitive investment performance
- Flexible investment options
- World class investments
- Low cost and transparent administration fees
- Insurance in super available for death cover (life insurance), and total and permanent disability (TPD) cover
- Over-the-phone financial advice available
- Easy online account access
- Virgin Money members also receive a number of offers including Virgin Wines, Virgin Active Health Clubs and 10% off selected Virgin Australia flights
Eligibility to join Virgin Money Super
To sign up for a superannuation account with Virgin Money, you must be able to satisfy the following criteria:
- You must be an Australian resident
- You must be over 18 years of age
- You must be earning at least $450/month before tax from an employer
If you are under the age of 18, but earning more than $450/month before tax, you must be working more than 30 hours per week to qualify for super.
How to join Virgin Money
If you satisfy all of the above eligibility criteria, then you can apply to join Virgin Money. You can sign up for a Virgin Money Super account by clicking on its products in Canstar’s superannuation comparison tables and then sign up online on their website.
Virgin Money FAQs
Yes, Virgin Money has a dedicated online portal for its super fund members. You can view your account balance online, access statements for your account, download super fund information and more. Access the online portal here.
The money in your Virgin Money account is invested by the super fund. It offers a variety of investment options including pre-mixed, sector and direct investment options, which ensures the money goes back into your industry. These investment options can be separated into shares (international and Australian), property, cash and more.
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.
You can compare Virgin Money Super fees to other super fund fees on our database.
Yes, Virgin Money offers a consolidation service for members who have super in other funds.
It’s important to check with your old super funds for information regarding costs such as exit fees and insurance cover you may lose if you switch super funds. If you have any questions or concerns about the rollover process, contact Virgin Money Super.
Be sure to check these nine things on your superannuation statement:
- Personal details are up-to-date
- Nominated beneficiaries are up-to-date
- Tax File Number (TFN) is recorded
- Super contributions from employer and/or your voluntary contributions are correct
- Investment asset class choices are appropriate for your life stage
- Amount paid in fees for the year is not too high
- Insurance in super is still adequate coverage for your needs
- Super is consolidated, after checking whether there is insurance or any other benefits attached to the account you may lose and you’re comfortable to do so
- The big picture – are you happy with your super fund overall?
Virgin Money is a globally-trusted brand and investment manager. Its goal is to maximise retirement benefits for members by providing quality superannuation, retirement, education and financial services.
Virgin Money is also proud to partner with a number of community organisations and local charity groups. One, in particular, is Sweetheart Day, which helps kids who are born with a childhood heart disease.