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Investing

Your investment strategy can be as simple or as advanced as you need. Starting now is the best advice – whether you're ready to invest a little or a lot. Learn about the types of investments that suit your risk profile and your expectations for returns, or see a financial planning expert for some help. 

With professional access to industry reports and economic outlooks, a BT Adviser can save you time and provide investment expertise about diversification, balancing your portfolio and putting together the right investment package.

If you’re after a guaranteed^ return, consider starting with a Fixed Term Deposit. Invest your funds in a Term Deposit for a set period and earn a competitive fixed interest rate. You can also choose one of our high interest online savings accounts like Maxi Saver to invest cash and retain access to your money.

To invest for your retirement, you might want a solution that lets you manage your super using Internet Banking, like BT Super for Life. Or you may have a Self Managed Super Fund (SMSF) and be looking for a competitive rate of interest account like our DIY Super Saver, which is a high interest online investment account for SMSFs.

If you're considering shares or managed funds, we can make investing easier. To take control of your own share investments online, directshares1 is a low-cost effective option. If you want professional investment advice, see a BT Adviser.

When you're ready to invest, we have the expertise to help.

Call a BT Adviser on 1300 889 637.

Suggested investment solutions

Term Deposit

Invest your money for a fixed term from 1 month to 5 years and earn a fixed competitive interest rate.

Maxi Saver

New Maxi Saver customers can earn up to % p.a.2 including a bonus % p.a. which is fixed for the first 3 months, with no monthly account service fee3.

DIY Super Saver Account

A competitive interest online investment account for Self Managed Super Funds.

Important Information

Conditions and fees apply.

This information doesn't take your circumstances into account. Read the terms before making a decision.

1 The © directshares service is provided by ETRADE Australia Securities Limited ("E*TRADE Australia") ABN 93 078 174 973 AFSL No. 238277, a Participant of the ASX Group, at the request of St George Bank - A Division of Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 ("St.George"). Execution, settlement and clearing is through E*TRADE Australia. St George does not represent E*TRADE Australia. Similarly E*TRADE Australia does not represent St George. Investment advice is not provided to online directshares clients. © 2003 E*TRADE Financial Corporation and E*TRADE Australia. All rights reserved.

2 If you open a new Maxi Saver account and you have not held a Maxi Saver account before and you are a personal customer, you'll earn a fixed bonus rate of % p.a. on top of the standard variable Maxi Saver rate during the Promotional Rate Period. The standard variable Maxi Saver rate may be changed at any time but the fixed bonus rate will not change while it applies. The Promotional Rate Period is the first 3 months from the date your account is opened.

3 Maxi Saver has no monthly account service fee but other fees and charges apply, including for branch access. To hold a Maxi Saver account you must also hold an eligible St.George working account in the same name or have an existing eligible St.George joint account with your name included in the title. Fees and charges may be payable on your eligible working account.

4 Early withdrawal from Term Deposit may reduce returns.

^ Early withdrawal may reduce returns. Conditions apply. Term Deposits are 'protected accounts' under the Financial Claims Scheme (FCS). Payments under the FCS are subject to a limit for each depositor. For more information visit the APRA website at http://apra.gov.au