Aware Super vs Hostplus – These are two well known super funds – but do you know how they differ, or which could be the better fit for you? To make it easy, we’ve compared the key features of both funds side by side.
Hostplus is an Industry super fund and is linked to Hospitality industry. It is a fund with Open membership.
Aware Super is a Not for profit non industry super fund and is linked to no particular industry. It is a fund with Open membership.
Aware Super vs Hostplus: How do fees compare?
When comparing Aware Super and Hostplus, Aware Super has annual percentage based fees, with a 0.84% investment based fee, compared to Hostplus’s percentage based fees of 1.01% Aware Super has a flat fee of 52, while Hostplus has a flat fee of 78.
Aware Super vs Hostplus: How does performance compare?
|Type of fund||Not for profit non industry fund linked to no particular industry.||Industry fund linked to Hospitality industry.|
|Members||1.1 Million||1.3 Million|
|Default Fees (Based on 50K)||$472||$583|
|Asset Allocation (MySuper option)||Aware Super Pers Ret Plan - Balanced:
International Shares - 35%
Australian Shares - 21.5%
Alternative - 16%
|Hostplus - Balanced :
International Shares - 21%
Australian Shares - 21%
Alternative - 32%
|Performance (MySuper option)*||Aware Super Pers Ret Plan - Balanced:
1 Year: 8.91%
3 Year: 7.17%
5 Year: 6.08%
|Hostplus - Balanced :
1 Year: 8.08%
3 Year: 9.69%
5 Year: 6.88%
|Product Disclosure Statement||Aware Super Product Disclosure Statement||Hostplus Product Disclosure Statement|
For a more comprehensive breakdown of perfomance see our Aware Super Performance and Hostplus Performance pages.
*Performance as at 31-08-2023.
How does Aware Super and Hostplus insurance compare?
Insurance is also an important factor to consider when looking at superannuation options, as some funds may also provide insurance cover – such as life cover and TPD insurance. Insurance fees will affect super balance, so ensuring you’re happy with the deal you have is vital. Based on ratings from Omnilife, Aware Super received an insurance rating of 70, whilst Hostplus received a 67 for its insurance options.
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