The pros - and cons - of bringing your Aussie superannuation home.

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If you've worked across the ditch at any point during the last 27 years, you almost certainly have some Australian superannuation.

Having returned to God's own country, you might be wondering whether you ought to repatriate your retirement funds.

First you have to figure out how much dosh you have, and where it is. Kiwis are sitting on billions of dollars of 'lost' super, which is sucked into the black hole of the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) whenever providers lose touch with members.

You can contact the ATO to find out if it's holding money in your name, along with the details of any accounts that are still up and running.

Read more here.