One of the under-appreciated joys of a long marriage is that you literally have a lifetime together to argue and fight. An eternal sparring partner. And arguing with your … Read More Reno rumble in DebtMan jungle
SUMMARY: Taking SMSFs seriously – now fund managers and stock brokers want to know how we think so they can second guess us. Yes, self-managed super funds are a force … Read More Secret lessons from DIY funds
SUMMARY: The power wielded by Australia’s SMSF sector is growing. Will we use that power wisely, or just in individual self-interest? When it comes to throwing its weight around, there … Read More SMSFs become a distorting force
SUMMARY: Here are nine steps to get your SMSF ready for whatever’s ahead in 2014. In life, you can look forward or you can look back. But it usually pays … Read More Getting your SMSF 2014 ready
SUMMARY: You’re ready to buy an investment property. But inside or outside a SMSF? Here’s what you need to weigh up. It’s a parent’s lot to put their children’s interests … Read More Is property best inside a SMSF?
PORTFOLIO POINT: Property gearing in SMSFs seems to be here to stay, but beware. Plus: Roger Montgomery, I accept your challenge. At the time, it was one of the biggest … Read More Super property bells ring louder
PORTFOLIO POINT: Let’s bust a few myths about the real losers of last week’s high-end super tax grab. One week out from the new changes to super and the uncertainty … Read More Busting the super reforms myths
PORTFOLIO POINT: Adding a negatively geared property to your SMSF can provide an extremely low-tax environment, even for accumulation SMSFs. As SMSF trustees, we pride ourselves on our thirst for … Read More Property investing for dummies: Lending lines for DIY funds