A financial advice firm and its sole director have been hit with a $1.4 million penalty for engaging in false and misleading conduct.
The knock-on effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the superannuation system present an ideal opportunity for young women to begin to bet
The corporate watchdog has responded to industry grumbles that it has substantially stretched its levies beyond the level of prior years, in
SMSF advisers must start acting promptly for those SMSFs exceeding the transfer balance cap with the ATO warning on the consequences once th
With property values reaching record highs, the rental valuations outlook is much more bleak, presenting concerning challenges coming up for
The cost of retirement for Australians has gone up, with the increases in health insurance and domestic holiday prices, according to the Ass
ASIC has sued Statewide Superannuation for misleading customers about insurance cover and deceptive correspondence from charging members for
As increasing numbers of advisers exit the industry, practices are willing to pay top dollar for skilled practitioners who can service clien
The ATO has outlined its guidance on how SMSFs can prepare for the incoming complexities in the indexation of the transfer balance cap.
A recent court case has raised questions on uncertainties for SMSFs: If an attorney for the fund under an enduring power can validly make, c
DomaCom has completed its integration with SMSF administration platform BGL’s Simple Fund 360, further building on the platform’s downsi
Labor’s financial services spokesman has blamed the regulator’s unwieldy interpretations of financial services law for the advice afford
Superannuation funds paid out $113.4 billion in 2020, with APRA data showing payments spiked with the early release scheme.
There are still several grey areas around the sole purpose test that can create complexities for advice fees, with a need to focus on clearl
With the controversial debate around pausing the legislative rise in the super guarantee, the debate needs to move past the complexities and
Following industry debates around how the term “financial adviser” should be used with consumers, one adviser body has called for genera
The Reserve Bank of Australia has made its decision on the official cash rate for March as businesses prepare for the winding up of the JobK
With the super contribution caps set to increase for the first time since 2017, Heffron has outlined key cumulative effects that will need t
A former Victorian financial planner has been charged over dishonestly obtaining money from client super fund accounts as part of an illegal
Separating member assets can create a tailored portfolio for the SMSF, but a technical specialist has warned of increased levels of complexi
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