Accessing you superannuation: What you should know before touching your $20,000

You should also know that if you access your super, it may affect any insurance you have through your super fund. This could either be because there are insufficient funds to pay the regular premiums (insurance costs), or if your total balance drops below $6,000, this may deactivate your TPD or life insurance. It is best to check this with your super fund first. Read the article here.