|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.|
|More than half (54%) of the respondents in Financial Standard's latest spot poll believe self-managed super funds are too conservative when it comes to allocating assets.|
|Leading managed account providers and financial planning groups will take centre stage at the annual Financial Standard Managed Accounts Forum to be held in Melbourne next month.|
|A new listed investment trust is offering SMSF investors an opportunity to invest in high-yield bonds, with an annual net distribution north of 5%.|
|SMSF Association executives addressed the regulatory hurdles facing the industry at the Sydney leg of this year's SMSF Association Technical Day.|
|A Federal Court ruling on a potential breach of the Sole Purpose Test has been termed a "milestone" for the SMSF industry, however there are still hurdles to clear before sub-funds are not considered in-house assets or related trusts under the SIS (Superannuation ...|
|Financial Standard readers say trust and satisfaction levels in banking and financial services have taken a hit since the Royal Commission began.|
|The view that self-managed superannuation funds with less than $1 million in assets are likely to underperform APRA-regulated funds says more about SMSF asset allocation then it does for where individual members fit inside Australia's $2.6 trillion super ...|
|Satisfaction with self-managed superannuation funds dropped in the last 12 months, particularly for those with a balance of less than $250,000.|
|The SMSF Association has slammed the Productivity Commission for labelling smaller-sized self-managed super funds as "fundamentally flawed" and for not comparing returns on a level playing field.|
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AustralianSuper will introduce a new fee for MySuper members from April 2020 to offset the impact of the Protecting Your Super changes.
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The alternatives assets data juggernaut is opening an office in Sydney, as it looks to expand its local client base and build its research coverage.
New Industry Super Australia research claims to show plans to make superannuation optional for low-income workers is nothing more than a tax grab.
A Brisbane boutique is winding up an Aussie equities fund, after an investor decided to redeem their money, representing roughly 60% of the fund's assets, just before Christmas.
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