In light of incidences of SMSFs having funds withdrawn from their bank accounts without appropriate consent, the ATO has offered trustees st
Cbus Super has launched a self-managed investment option to match the control and flexibility elements of SMSFs, with plans to integrate pro
Following the appointment of managing director Natasha Fenech, AMP SMSF has “refreshed” its strategy and outlined its new strategic dire
There should be no minimum balance for setting up an SMSF and the government should not be directly concerned about the operating expenses o
Cavendish has told the Financial System Inquiry that systemic risk posed by LRBAs is “significantly lower” than for leveraged investment
The ATO has identified over 37,000 SMSF members who have ATO-held super, according to a statement released last week.
Financial advisers and accountants who provide certificates for LRBAs could be breaching the National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009, a
After being off the political agenda in the lead-up to the last election, one industry body believes the recent delays to the superannuation
Five of Aberdeen Asset Management's funds are now available via the ASX’s mFund settlement service, the firm has announced.
The Reseve Bank of Australia has told the Financial System Inquiry it supports the consideration of limiting leverage in superannuation.
Research from the Actuaries Institute suggests the broader population is deterred by the “complexity and regular changes” to superannuat
The Reserve Bank of Australia has this afternoon announced the result of its monthly board meeting.
Westpac has suggested there is evidence that supports the need for limitations on SMSF set-up and that the level of analysis of the systemic
AMP and the University of Adelaide have partnered to produce an SMSF-focused research and education initiative.
The cost of prudentially regulating SMSFs would significantly outweigh any benefits, APRA has told the Financial System Inquiry.
Diversified financial services company Omniwealth has seen a rise in consumer enquiries regarding borrowing within SMSFs, but other practiti
Labor MP Stephen Jones has warned that the government’s FOFA amendments do not properly protect investors in the “lightly regulated” S
Financial System Inquiry chair David Murray is being encouraged to consider allowing “struggling Australians” to draw on their super to
SMSF and retail fund members are far more engaged and aware of the fees they pay than people in industry funds, a new survey has found.
The SMSF Owners’ Alliance (SMSFOA) has further emphasised its concerns about geared investments in SMSFs, stating it could create “vulne
As Australia tries to keep pace with a rapidly changing business and social landscape in the wake of COVID-19, Momentum Media is leading the way delivering essential content to our communities, writes Alex Whitlock, director of SMSF Adviser.
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