RaboDirect specialises in providing savings accounts for SMSFs, as well as for individual and businesses use. This high interest savings account for SMSFs combines competitive rates and enhanced security features to grow and protect your funds.
You will get a free RaboDirect DigiPass with this account, to bring physical, real world security to your online savings.
What are the features of the RaboDirect High Interest Savings Account (SMSF)?
All RaboDirect customers need to hold one High Interest Savings Account with the bank. This page is for SMSF accounts holders, but you can also open a personal account or a business account with different features and rates. The features of this SMSF High Interest Savings Account account include:
Earn up to 2.70%
For the first four months, new accounts earn a maximum introductory interest rate of 2.70% p.a. for balances up to $250,000, helping to kick start your savings.
1.90% p.a. base interest rates
Tiered interest rates apply, with balances up to $250,000 earning 1.90% p.a.
The DigiPass handheld security system
No one can move funds from your account without also having your RaboDirect DigiPass security device, and the codes for it which are sent to you alone. This handheld device works alongside your online account, so your savings stay secure even if your online account is compromised. What this means is that even if someone manages to steal your internet banking passwords, they still can't get at your account.
No need to switch banks
You don’t have to switch banks to open this account. You can continue using your existing everyday banking account, and you can use this account as your superannuation savings hub.
Money stays in Australia
RaboDirect invests its deposits into Australian food and agri-businesses, so your savings grow along with one of Australia's most important industries.
Your deposits are guaranteed by the Australian Government
The Australian Government’s Guarantee Scheme for Large Deposits protects up to $250,000 of you combined balances with RaboDirect.
No monthly account fees
Pay no monthly account keeping fees on this savings account.
Online and mobile access
Access account details and make transfers with RaboDirect’s online banking platform or mobile banking app, in conjunction with your DigiPass. Compare other RaboDirect products.
No minimum balance requirements
This savings account does not require you to maintain any minimum ongoing balance. No matter how much money you have in your account, it will earn interest.
- Earn competitive ongoing and bonus rates
- Tailored for SMSFs
- No minimum balance required
- No monthly account-keeping fees
- Access to the unique DigiPass security system
- Online only with no in-store branch access
How do you apply for the RaboDirect High Interest Savings Account SMSF?
Check if the features of the RaboDirect High Interest Savings Account SMSF are right for you, and open an account online.
Eligibility to apply
- You’re applying as an authorised signatory
- You are at least 16 years old
- You are a resident of Australia for taxation purposes
- Your SMSF is registered in Australia
- Your SMSF has an ABN
In order to complete the application successfully, keep the following handy.
- Your SMSF's name and ABN
- The SMSF trust deed
- Account number of an existing Australian bank account in the SMSF's name along with the bank’s BSB
- The SMSF's Tax File Number or exemption
- Complete details of an individual or a company to serve as trustee
- Complete details of an individual or a company to serve as Settlor (if applicable)
What happens after I've submitted my application?
RaboDirect will send you a Welcome Pack containing your DigiPass and brochure. It is usually mailed out the next business day after your account is opened. Your PIN for your DigiPass can be received via SMS or email.
It may take up to 5 business days for your Welcome Pack to arrive.