SUMMARY: Time to start considering some tax planning after another good run for shares. So let’s revisit in-specie transfers to your SMSF. There was a time, fairly recently, when SMSFs … Read More Taking stock of in-specie transfers
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
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PORTFOLIO POINT: Eureka readers respond: “We’ve had enough of equities. We want security of return, not higher returns.” It wasn’t unanimous, but the consensus was certainly overwhelming. Eureka Report readers, … Read More Trustees seek yield safety
Every great bubble story comes with its own disastrous crash landing. And when it’s the stock market, it’s so often carnage of the mid-air jumbo jet explosion variety. Debris and … Read More Mining stocks have been hammered lately. Are they still good for your share portfolio or super fund?
In the next 12 months, a Brazilian transexual will win Eurovision, Tanzania’s swim team will scoop the pool in London, I will make the next Who magazine’s “sexiest people” list … Read More Doomsayers are getting louder as global financial markets struggle. What are your predictions?
Rate cut party in … da … house! Woo-hoo! There’s nothing like the smell of a rate cut as you’re heading into winter. The Reserve Bank has just deposited a … Read More Rate cut bonanza