Compare our investment options

With such a wide range of investment options to choose from, it can be difficult working out what option (or combination of options) is right for you.

This overview lets you compare all of LGIAsuper's investment options across a few basic characteristics. Simply click on an investment option to learn more about a particular option or read our Investment choice guide.

Investment options at a glance

Investment option Return targetp.a. Risk level Suggested minimum holding period Best suited to
MySuper Lifecycle1    
Under 75 Return target of 3% per year above inflation after fees and taxes over the next ten financial years. Future returns cannot be guaranteed. This is a prediction. Medium to high 5 years Those seeking reasonably high returns and prepared to accept potentially modest to significant fluctuations in returns over shorter periods. 
75 plus Return target of 2.5% per year above inflation after fees and taxes over the next ten financial years. Future returns cannot be guaranteed. This is a prediction. Medium  4 years Those seeking moderate returns and prepared to accept potentially modest fluctuations in returns over shorter time periods. 
Ready-made    
Aggressive Return target of 3.5% per year above inflation over rolling 10-year periods after fees and taxes. High 7 years Those seeking high returns and prepared to accept potentially significant fluctuations in returns over shorter time periods.
Diversified Growth Return target of 3% per year above inflation over rolling 10-year periods after fees and taxes. Medium to high 5 years Those seeking reasonably high returns and prepared to accept potentially modest to significant fluctuations in returns over shorter periods.
Balanced Return target of 2.5% per year above inflation over rolling 10-year periods after fees and taxes. Medium 4 years Those seeking moderate returns and prepared to accept potentially modest fluctuations in returns over shorter time periods.
Stable Return target of 1.5% per year above inflation over rolling 10-year periods after fees and taxes. Low to medium 3 years  Those seeking modest returns and who are fairly averse to fluctuations over the short term.
Defensive Return target of 1.0% per year above inflation over rolling 10-year periods after fees and taxes. Very low 2 years Those wanting to stay ahead of inflation and generally averse to fluctuations in returns over shorter periods.
Socially responsible    
SR Balanced Return target of 3.0% per year above inflation over rolling 10-year periods after fees and taxes. High 5 years Those seeking a socially responsible investment with reasonably high returns and prepared to accept potentially modest to significant fluctuations in returns over shorter periods.
SR Australian Shares Return target is to outperform the S&P/ASX 200 Accumulation Index over rolling 5 year periods after fees and taxes. Very high 7 years Those seeking a socially responsible investment with high returns from Australian shares only and prepared to accept potentially significant fluctuations in returns over shorter time periods, or those wanting to build their own investment strategy when combined with other single asset class options.
Single asset class    
International Shares Return target is to outperform the MSCI All Countries World Index (with custom tax adjustment) over rolling 5 year periods after fees and taxes. High 7 years Those seeking high returns from international shares only, or those wanting to build their own investment strategy when combined with other single asset class options. 
Australian Shares Return target is to outperform the S&P/ASX 200 Accumulation Index over rolling 5 year periods after fees and taxes. Very high 7 years Those seeking high returns from Australian shares only, or those wanting to build their own investment strategy when combined with other single asset class options.
Property Return target is to outperform the Mercer/IPD Australian Property Index over rolling 5 year periods after fees and taxes. High 7 years Those seeking high returns from a diversified property portfolio only, or those wanting to build their own investment strategy when combined with other single asset class options.
Diversified Fixed Interest Return target is to outperform 70% Bloomberg AusBond Composite Bond Index (All Maturities) plus 30% Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index (hedged to Australian Dollars) over rolling 3 year periods after fees and taxes. Medium 4 years Those seeking modest returns from diversified fixed interest only, or those wanting to build their own investment strategy when combined with other single asset class options.
Cash Return target is to outperform the Bloomberg AusBond Bank Bill Index over rolling 1 year periods after fees and taxes. Very low Nil Those seeking a return that matches the RBA cash rate and who are concerned about protecting their capital, or those wanting to build their own investment strategy by combining with other single asset class options.

1. MySuper Lifecycle is the default investment option for members with an Accumulation account who have not made an investment choice. It is not available to pension members.

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