Bruce Brammall, 17 January, 2018, Eureka Report SUMMARY: Smaller DIY funds are less satisfied with returns than industry funds for the first time. Why? It seems that many of us … Read More Why some SMSF trustees are unhappy
Bruce Brammall, 26th October 2016, The Eureka Report SUMMARY: Lower contribution limits and taxed pensions will be followed by harsher measures in years to come, says survey. Note to all … Read More Living longer is a super problem
SUMMARY: SMSFs awoke to geared property earlier and in bigger numbers than previously realised. The hunger for geared property inside self-managed super funds is far bigger than … Read More Lifting the lid on property in super
SUMMARY: Getting around the traps to super contributions pre- and post-65. Getting money into super can be confusing, particularly for those at, or getting toward, the end of your working … Read More Avoid a super contributions trap
SUMMARY: The message on asset class diversification has never been clearer. If you’re a self-managed super fund trustee and your guts haven’t been churning in recent weeks, then I know … Read More SMSFs are not paid to panic
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
Permanent chaos can be overwhelmingly tiring. A bit of stability and consistency in life is generally welcome. An example of chaos? Greece. Who would be them at the moment? Flat … Read More Permanent chaos – Super’s relative stability
There is a period in every parent’s life where all vacations seem to be “holidays in hell”. Who would travel with kids by choice? Tired kids meet airport security. A … Read More Money for nothin’? You gotta earn it!
I have a rule with Mrs DebtMan. Well, I have a few. So does she. And hers includes no mobile phones at the dinner table. She goes all Cujo-like – … Read More Now’s time to go hard, Gen-Xers!
SUMMARY: Made a last-minute check of your superannuation contributions? Don’t delay. It’s not too late. Quite simply, none of us have enough time to do everything we want to do before … Read More Don’t bust a cap