SMSF
SMSFs most affordable: Research
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 18 OCT 2018
Self-managed super funds continue to have the lowest fees across all superannuation vehicles, charging an average total expense ratio of 0.82%, latest Rainmaker Research shows.
SMSFs: Who, what, where, when and how
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 15 OCT 2018
Financial advisers have been provided with a simple checklist to employ when considering recommending a self-managed superannuation fund to clients.
AMP ditches SMSF lending
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 SEP 2018
AMP Bank has pulled the plug on its SMSF lending business, joining CBA and Westpac.
SMSFs seek offshore diversification
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 SEP 2018
SMSF investment in international managed funds, ETFs and direct shares continues to climb as exposure to cash and term deposits drops.
DomaCom concludes Federal Court action
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 25 SEP 2018
Federal Court proceedings supported by DomaCom have concluded, allowing an SMSF to invest in DomaCom's fund even if a related party is a tenant in the underlying property.
Don't use multiple SMSFs to dodge tax: ATO
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 21 SEP 2018
Self-managed super fund trustees are using multiple SMSFs to manipulate tax outcomes, Australian Taxation Office deputy commissioner superannuation James O'Halloran said in his speech to the National SMSF Conference in Melbourne.
SMSFs outperforming MySuper: Research
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 14 SEP 2018
The self-managed super fund sector outperformed MySuper returns for the third consecutive month, latest SuperGuard 360 data shows.
SMSF cash allocation dips
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 SEP 2018
Self-managed superannuation funds are increasingly shifting away from cash to Australian equities, latest SuperConcepts figures show.
The changing face of SMSFs
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 10 SEP 2018
Self-managed superannuation funds increased allocations to international equities by 30% in the first half of 2018, as well as upped exposure to listed investment companies and trusts in a bid to reach new markets.
SMSFA questions three-year audits
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 4 SEP 2018
The SMSF Association has cast doubts over the proposed three-year audit cycle for some self-managed super funds, stating the change may "undermine" the integrity of the sector.
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