|Self-managed superannuation funds are showing a strong demand for off-the-plan properties but often overlook the risks associated with this type of investment.|
|Westpac will terminate its self-managed superannuation fund loan offering at the end of this month.|
|Cryptocurrency exchange Cointree is entering the superannuation space and enabling members to set up SMSFs that invest in digital assets immediately.|
|The move by the Turnbull Government release a discussion paper to change the annual audit cycle for some self-managed superannuation funds to three years has been welcomed by the SMSF Association.|
|ASIC will pursue further education requirements for financial advisers in a damning report showing 90% of financial advice provided in establishing self-managed superannuation funds is non-compliant.|
|SMSF cash balances have increased in the past year but are not at an all-time high as is often suggested, according to latest research from BGL Corporate Solutions.|
|A $1.6 billion industry superannuation fund is calling for new regulations to make it tougher for people with low account balances to set up a self-managed superannuation fund.|
|The SMSF sector, which has traditionally shied from growth assets, underperformed default MySuper investment strategies by 1.2 percentage points in the 12 months to April 2018.|
|Independent investment and SMSF platform owner Integrated Portfolio Solutions tripled its funds under administration over the past three years as it experiences inflows courtesy of advisers and family offices.|
|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.|
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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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