SUMMARY: How did you fare as a SMSF investment manager in FY16? To prove your worth, the number you needed to beat … was 5.05%. A positive return in your … Read More How did your SMSF perform in FY16?
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
Bastards. It’s like some financial arch-devil was sent down to blend all of my worst fears into a single nightmare. What the hell is going on? Both sides of politics … Read More Two fears blend for one nightmare
It’s a horrible realisation that hits everyone in about their late 30s. You are older than any of your sporting heroes. They’ve retired. Unless you watch lawn bowls, … Read More Retirement is not the best option
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
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
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