PORTFOLIO POINT: In your 50s? Looking to expand your asset base? Should it be inside, or outside, your SMSF? Read this before you make any further investments. A lawyer colleague … Read More SMSFs inside ‘secret’ weapon
PORTFOLIO POINT: What!? A no-interest loan to your SMSF? Maybe, but don’t rush in just yet. For now, just watch this space. Sometimes regulators work in mysterious ways. Very mysterious … Read More Is this the ultimate super loan?
PORTFOLIO POINT: The pressure is on to lift superannuation’s “preservation age” closer to age pension eligibility. We know superannuation is about investing for the long term. There’s an accumulation phase … Read More Raising the preservation bar
PORTFOLIO POINT: The super fee revolution has landed. Over the next few years, a major review of your superannuation could save you a bundle. When you open your annual super … Read More Super in a fee fall
PORTFOLIO POINT: One joint-venture property opportunity, four distinct funding options. If you’ve considered JV property investments in your SMSF, you must read this. Purchasing property inside SMSFs is on the … Read More Four joint-venture options for your DIY fund
PORTFOLIO POINT: How good/bad was your performance as SMSF investment manager last year? The number to beat was 3.35%. Maybe, just maybe, if the Australian market hadn’t crapped out in … Read More Are you good enough to run your SMSF?
PORTFOLIO POINT: Reprieve on in-specie transfers! The legislation is too hard to frame, so you’ve got another year. As predicted here (28/9/12) just a few weeks ago, the ban on … Read More An in-specie transfer
PORTFOLIO POINT: A reprieve on the in-specie transfer ban? In any case, SMSF trustees are moving on … and moving pretty smartly. There appears to be a pattern. The government … Read More Super delays, but property is hot
PORTFOLIO POINT: For very good reason, there’s a new mandatory requirement for SMSFs from July 1. In the enthusiastic rush to start your own self-managed super fund, there are countless … Read More Beating the superman syndrome
PORTFOLIO POINT: The market’s recent slump is perfectly timed for those looking to make curtain-call in-specie transfers to their SMSFs. If you’re a trustee and enjoying life at the moment, … Read More Transfer countdown