Penalties need to match the crime. And should be meted out to the evil-doer. As a statement, are there any objections? If I didn’t do the … Read More Why are we paying for Sydney’s binge?
SUMMARY: SMSF property investors caught up in attack on investor lending by APRA. Self-managed super funds looking to buy geared property are being squeezed for options, as lenders exit the … Read More How to get around the SMSF property curbs
SUMMARY: A small number of SMSFs holding cash were relative winners from yesterday’s rate cut. Have you heard of offset accounts? More than one million SMSF members will have winced … Read More SMSF property investors: Rate cut winners
SUMMARY: It’s the perfect cocktail for SMSF property investors. Two parts rising asset prices and one part low-interest rates. So, the bookies were wrong. An interest rate cut was odds-on … Read More Exploiting low rates 2: Good numbers for gearing
SUMMARY: A superannuation slap? Stand by for broken promises on super, probably in property. Given a choice between being slapped in the face and not being slapped in the face, … Read More A superannuation slap?
SUMMARY: Low interest rate warning for SMSFs and potential property investment. Just when you thought the bonfire was fizzling out, the Reserve Bank throws on a little fuel. The Reserve … Read More Property in a DIY fund can be a monstrous investment
With membership surging through one million in 2014, SMSFs seem to be the hip and cool fashion accessory for investors. But be warned. This is not like spending some coin … Read More Self-managed super is growing in popularity for all age groups. But how do you know if it is right for you?
SUMMARY: What’s in store for super in 2015? Hopefully little, but there’s a lot being considered by the Abbott Government. When it comes to predicting investment markets, I’m not a … Read More 2015: Super changes ahead?
SUMMARY: Property investors copping one in the neck – intense focus from regulators and FSI to cool the property market. Property investors must be wondering why a red bullseye suddenly … Read More Here comes the investment property squeeze
SUMMARY: SMSF borrowing arrangements and super tax for higher earners at biggest threat for change for Murray’s FSI final report. High-income earners and super property buyers could be about to … Read More Gearing in DIY funds under threat