SMSF
SMSFA recognises member achievements
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 25 FEB 2019
The Self-Managed Super Fund Association recognised several distinguished participants in the SMSF community on the final day of its national conference.
Royal Commission and its one canoe message is on point
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 25 FEB 2019
Challenger chairman of retirement income Jeremy Cooper said the Royal Commission's outstanding lesson for SMSF advisers is to keep their feet in one canoe.
No one-size-fits-all approach to franking changes
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 22 FEB 2019
Investment experts are split on how SMSFs should invest if Labor's proposed franking credit refund policy is enacted.
Super needs a clear objective: Cooper
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 21 FEB 2019
A clear objective within superannuation will result in better regulation for all parts of the industry, according to a panel of experts.
SMSFA turns up the heat on franking debate
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 21 FEB 2019
Both sides of the franking credit debate were given air time during day one of the Self-Managed Superannuation Fund Association's national conference in Melbourne, but one dominated.
Opportunities outweigh threats when it comes to SMSFs
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 FEB 2019
Threats to the SMSF sector certainly exist, but they are outweighed by opportunities, according to the Self-Managed Super Fund Association.
Adviser asked to cover regulator costs
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 18 FEB 2019
The Queensland Supreme Court has issued orders against a man who ran an unlicensed advice business and collected kickbacks on investment properties he recommended to his SMSF clients.
Spousal top ups to beat super balance inequity
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 FEB 2019
An industry association has used its pre-Budget submission to call for the introduction of a spousal rollover measure to help bridge the gender gap in superannuation balances.
SMSF investments reach far and wide
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 4 FEB 2019
Seeking diversification, self-managed superannuation funds are pushing more retirement funds into assets such as marina berths and indigenous artworks.
Quirky SMSF investments unveiled
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 JAN 2019
A new report from SuperConcepts unveils some of the most unusual investments held in self-managed superannuation funds, which include ATMs, livestock and frozen horse semen.
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