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KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAY 2017   11:03AM
Benefit payments for self-managed superannuation fund members jumped by 71% in the March quarter, indicating a last-ditch effort to re-adjust balances head of the July 1 legislative changes to super.
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Partnership empowers accountants to give advice
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 12 MAY 2017   12:55PM
Self-managed superannuation fund software provider Class has partnered with an online financial adviser in a move that will give accountants the power to offer financial advice to clients without an AFSL.
LRBA loophole for SMSFs removed
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 11 MAY 2017   12:20PM
Self-managed superannuation funds will be prevented from circumventing contributions caps through the use of limited recourse borrowing arrangements under new Budget measures.
SMSFs hit hard by super reform
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017   12:00PM
About a third (31%) of self-managed super fund members will be adversely affected by the impending superannuation reforms - not 4% the government grossly underestimated in last year's budget.
SMSF rollovers hit $8 billion
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 8 MAY 2017   12:14PM
Retail superannuation funds accounted for more than half of the $8.1 billion rolled in to self-managed super funds in the 12 months to June 2016.
Opposition floats SMSF borrowing ban
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 21 APR 2017   12:39PM
Self-managed superannuation funds will be banned from direct borrowing under an expanded housing affordability policy unveiled by the Federal Opposition today.
New portal advances SMSF advice
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 APR 2017   11:59AM
Financial advisers can now manage the entire needs of SMSF clients through a new purpose built, cloud-based solution.
Elder financial abuse requires education
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 18 APR 2017   12:48PM
The SMSF Association believes preventing elder financial abuse requires increased education for trustees and advisers, not stricter legislation.
Need for SMSF specialists growing
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 4 APR 2017   12:02PM
Financial advisers must adapt self-managed superannuation offerings if they wish to keep up with the new generation of SMSF investors, as the latest insight from Commonwealth Bank and the SMSF Association demonstrates an increased need for SMSF speci ...
SMSF investors shift gears
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 27 MAR 2017   12:46PM
Self-managed superannuation fund trustees have high growth expectations for the next 12 months yet more than 50% have moved to more defensive asset allocations amid continuing market volatility, the latest statistics from AMP Capital show.
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