SMSF
Fintech exposes SMSFs to global shares
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 31 OCT 2017
Stake has hired a former Macquarie Group and IRESS executive to help self-managed super funds invest directly in the global share market.
BT Financial Group expands SMSF capability
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 30 OCT 2017
BT Financial Group is enhancing its Panorama platform's SMSF solution through a partnership with a leading software provider.
Transfer balance cap reforms could hurt grieving SMSFs
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 30 OCT 2017
The SMSF Association is urging self-managed superannuation fund members to seek financial advice as to how the transfer balance cap may impact their pension in the event of their spouse's death.
Class chief flags AMP departure
ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 17 OCT 2017
At the group's annual general meeting, Class chief executive Kevin Bungard flagged AMP's plans to migrate off the Class Super platform.
SMSFs narrow performance gap: Rainmaker
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 9 OCT 2017
SMSFs underperformed default MySuper options by a narrow margin in the 12 months to August, the latest Rainmaker SuperGuard 360 report shows.
Multi-member SMSFs shun risky investments: Research
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 22 SEP 2017
The greater the number of members in a self-managed superannuation fund, the more risk averse they become, according to latest research.
Lower returns but higher balances for SMSFs
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 SEP 2017
One quarter of self-managed superannuation fund retirees have a less than 50% chance of achieving their retirement goals with the amount needed to afford a comfortable retirement jumping 17%.
Hands off super: SMSFA
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 11 SEP 2017
The Self-Managed Super Fund Association is repeating its calls for a "sustained period of stability" in the superannuation system, telling the Productivity Commission that legislative change and speculation is an impediment to an efficient system that ...
Millennial SMSFs making impact
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 5 SEP 2017
The rise of the millennial self-managed superannuation fund investor augurs well for the future, presenting a potentially lucrative business proposition for financial advisers.
Female SMSF investors more focused on securing retirement
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 4 SEP 2017
Female investors are increasingly using self-managed superannuation funds to build wealth, with women aged between 35 and 50 displaying different share trading habits to men.
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