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
PORTFOLIO POINT: SMSF property borrowing gets more appealing, thanks to the ATO’s response to trustee’s queries. It would appear there have been more questions than at a post-grand final press … Read More Clear skies for geared property
PORTFOLIO POINT: Maximising income streams in retirement can involve financial magic, particularly where Centrelink is concerned Super pension income is tax-effective income. We all know that. It’s just a case … Read More Picking a pension winner
PORTFOLIO POINT: Post-Budget super strategies to combat the latest attack on your retirement nest-egg. I was seething. As should you have been. Sure, I was sitting on a holiday in … Read More Post budget super strategies
PORTFOLIO POINT: They’re not a big part of the DIY spectrum, but SAFs have some important advantages over SMSFs … and could save your super skin. Those who are deeply … Read More SAFs could save your skin
PORTFOLIO POINT: Super investment risk is ultimately in your control. Do you have a finger on the panic button? Using extreme examples to try to prove a point rarely does … Read More Finger on panic button?
PORTFOLIO POINT: The primary investment driver of SMSF trustees has changed. Has it taken hold of you? Some shifts in direction are subtle, like a cruise liner slowly changing its … Read More Risk reduction takes hold
PORTFOLIO POINT: Here’s another major benefit of SMSFs – managing contributions over two years. The power of super as a retirement vehicle has plenty of boundaries. There are plenty of … Read More Managing contributions
PORTFOLIO POINT: In-specie share transfers will become less appealing and more expensive for SMSFs post June 30. So you might want to act now. Every time rules change, opportunities present … Read More In-specie transfers – act now?