SUMMARY: Have SMSFs peaked? One big industry fund claims to be stealing SMSF business, but ATO statistics are not supportive. Are Australians “over” DIY super? Have we tired of the … Read More Fact check: Have SMSFs peaked?
SUMMARY: Looking for a potential win in this bleak market? It’s time to reacquaint yourself with in-specie transfers into super. If there are any rays of sunlight poking through this … Read More Falling market opportunity. Get sold off shares into your DIY fund
SUMMARY: SMSFs face greater restrictions in 2016 for borrowing to buy property. The banking regulator didn’t just bark a little in 2015. It bared its teeth and showed it knows … Read More DIY fund property investing gets a body blow
SUMMARY: No time to relax. SMSF trustees need to consider the risks ahead in 2016 and act now. It’s been nicely quiet out there in DIY super regulation land. Occasional … Read More The top nine risks for DIY fund operators in 2016
SUMMARY: Industry Super Australia is throwing mud at SMSFs. Hopefully it doesn’t stick, because it’s ridiculously inaccurate. All super lobby groups have a duty to protect their stakeholders. But Industry … Read More Fact checking this SMSF attack
I am staggering, limping, into Christmas. Happens every year. Work like crazy through December … to end another year of crazy. Attend about 50 pre-Christmas catchups, leaving a liver in … Read More Gen X’s greatest financial challenge is now
SUMMARY: Super, personal name or trust structure? You must consider all of the options when looking to create family wealth. There comes a time in most people’s lives where the … Read More Fact checking this SMSF attack
Easy! Borrow until your nose bleeds, you can’t sleep at night, or you’re finding it hard to breathe. Then pay a little back. Nope. That’s definitely not the way to … Read More How much debt is too much?
SUMMARY: Siren call of property is a Greek tragedy that is claiming far too many SMSF victims. Here’s how to save yourself. The single greatest threat to newbie self-managed super … Read More Beware the property spruikers
Well, that depends, doesn’t it? Perhaps just wriggle your way into a some $10 Kris Kringles, and you’ll be right, hey bro? But, sadly, a tenner won’t wrap a six-pack … Read More Short of dough for Xmas shopping? Read this