SMSF
SMSFs ramp up LRBA and property allocations
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 1 MAY 2018
Latest ATO figures show self-managed super funds' interest in limited recourse borrowing arrangements (LRBA) and residential property assets have skyrocketed in the last five years.
Government to increase SMSF member limit
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 30 APR 2018
The Federal Government announced it will expand the maximum number of self-managed superannuation fund members from four to six - a proposal welcomed by the SMSF Association.
Heffron partnership to offer robo-SMSFs
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 27 APR 2018
SMSF administration provider Heffron has partnered with an automated investment management company to offer a new low-cost SMSF service.
SMSF home bias drags returns
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 17 APR 2018
Self-managed super funds' home bias dragged returns for the sector in the 12 months to February, latest SuperGuard 360 research shows.
SMSFs investing restrictions unfair: Poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 16 APR 2018
Self-managed super funds have been unfairly subjected to too much red tape, according to Financial Standard's latest survey.
SMSF pool still ripe for financial advice: AMP
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 13 APR 2018
Self-managed super fund trustees seeking financial advice jumped 6% last year, and they are hungry for further advice, according to AMP Capital research.
Optimo adds SMSF modelling to platform
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 13 APR 2018
Optimo Financial has enhanced its paraplanning software Pathfinder Online to include self-managed super fund modelling capabilities.
ASIC disqualifies two SMSF auditors
ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 10 APR 2018
ASIC disqualified two self-managed super fund auditors - one in South Australia and one in the ACT - for breaching independence requirements.
SMSF tool receives industry tick
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 9 APR 2018
The SMSF Association has welcomed the introduction of a new ATO tool designed to help SMSF trustees and advisers remain compliant with new regulations.
Super Plus switches to SMSF fintech
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 29 MAR 2018
Brisbane-based SMSF administrator Super Plus is migrating its clients to Mclowd, which provides its core software for free.
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