Investing

Create a secure financial future with investments to suit your needs. Not sure where to start? Read our guide to making your first investment.

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Investing in cash

Access your cash when you need it or lock it away and earn a fixed return with our range of savings accounts and Term Deposit options. 

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Share investing with CommSec

With 25 years of industry leading service and experience, offering Australia's best online & mobile investing solutions CommSec is the first choice when considering share investing.

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Start investing with CommSec Pocket

Always wanted to invest – no idea where to start? CommSec Pocket is a simple investing app that brings the share market within your reach. 

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Invest in property

Thinking about investing in property? We have the knowledge and tools to help you find and plan your investment.

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Managed funds

Managed Funds provide an opportunity to pool your money with other investors to access a wide range of investment opportunities.

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Super and retirement

Learn more about how to take control of your super.

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Essential Super

Essential Super is currently unavailable for new customers. If you already have Essential Super, you can continue to manage your account through NetBank or the CommBank app.

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Important super forms & documents

Looking for important forms and documents for Commonwealth Superannuation Savings Account and Commonwealth Investment Fund products?

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Things you should know

As the advice on this page has been prepared without considering your objectives, financial situation or needs, you should, before acting on the advice, consider its appropriateness to your circumstances. 

Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399 AFSL 238814 (CommSec) is a wholly owned but non-guaranteed subsidiary of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124 AFSL 234945 (the Bank) and a Participant of the ASX Group and Chi-X Australia. Commonwealth Direct Investment Account is a product of the Bank and is marketed by CommSec. As this information has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs you should, before acting on this information, consider its appropriateness for your circumstances. Please consider the full terms and conditions which are available on request. Fees and charges apply.

To operate a CommSec Pocket account, you’ll need an eligible CommBank transaction account. Please consider the full terms and conditions which are available on request. CommSec Pocket is free to download however your mobile network provider may charge you for accessing data on your phone. CommSec Pocket terms and conditions are available on the app. CommSec Pocket is available for compatible iOS (iOS version 11+) and Android (operating system 5+) devices.

Financial Planners are representatives of Commonwealth Financial Planning Limited (Commonwealth Financial Planning) ABN 65 003 900 169, AFSL 231139, a wholly-owned, non-guaranteed subsidiary of the Bank.

Colonial First State Investments Limited ABN 98 002 348 352, AFSL 232468 (CFSIL) is the issuer of interests in Commonwealth Essential Super ABN 56 601 925 435 (Essential Super). Colonial First State (CFS) is Superannuation and Investments HoldCo Pty Limited ABN 64 644 660 882 and its subsidiaries which include CFSIL. Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124 (the Bank) holds a significant minority interest in CFSIL. The content on this page is issued by CFSIL and may include general financial product advice but does not consider your individual objectives, financial circumstances or needs. The Target Market Determinations (TMD) for our financial products can be found at www.cfs.com.au/tmd and include a description of who the financial product is appropriate for, and any conditions on how products can be distributed to customers. You should read the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and the Reference Guide for Essential Super carefully and consider whether the information is appropriate for you before making any decision regarding this product. Read the PDS and Reference Guide, or call us on 13 4074 for a copy. Neither the Bank, CFS, nor any of their respective subsidiaries guarantee the performance of Essential Super or the repayment of capital. An investment in this product is subject to risk, loss of income and capital invested. An investment in Essential Super is via a superannuation trust and is therefore not an investment in, deposit with or other liability of the Bank or its subsidiaries. Where we mention ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’, we mean CFSIL.