The “biggest headache” surrounding the SMSF sector is its legal complexity, according to Mortgage Settlements Australia (MSA).
In a move to expand its SMSF offering, Joyce Dickson Chartered Accountants announced last week it has merged with Bolin Accountants.
Future Estate has launched the Future Estate Development Opportunity Fund, a managed investment scheme available both to retail and wholesal
The rise of self-managed superannuation makes the quality of professional advice a hot political topic, according to a Coalition Senator.
The SMSF Professionals’ Association of Australia (SPAA) has warned SMSF trustees will be facing increased compliance scrutiny, following a
A common industry asset allocation method of using a passive core and adding alpha satellites is “outdated,” according to Pengana Capita
Platform provider OneVue has announced a new “simplified” fee structure for its unified managed account platform (UMA), listing self-man
Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA) continues to push for the regulation of advice on property investment, saying that ove
Countplus has approved an investment of $2.15 million in Super-IP, the owner of SMSF software administration system Class Super.
The SMSF Professionals’ Association of Australia (SPAA) has labelled the government’s decision to cap tax deductions for self-education
BGL Corporate Solutions has signed an exclusive agreement with online reporting and investment tool SelfWealth, according to an announcement
Advisers see meeting the needs of SMSFs as a high priority, according to the 2013 Macquarie Adviser Services Cash Satisfaction Survey.
SMSFs have estate planning advantages over retail or industry funds as they “provide certainty” around asset distribution, according to
Market hype around the SMSF sector is attracting investors who are “unsophisticated”, with some under the impression that an SMSF equate
A recent proposal to raise the professional standards that financial advisers need to meet has made no distinction regarding SMSFs, despite
An SMSF Adviser straw poll addressing the effectiveness of the limited licensing regime has produced mixed results, mirroring the uncertaint
With corporate and retail super funds declining and government super “significantly” underfunded, the future of the super industry appea
The prevalence of “disasters” with DIY will kits is increasing in SMSFs, with members not understanding the nature of their superannuati
The government’s $2,000 cap on the tax deductibility of self-education expenses is “short-sighted,” according to the Institute of Publ
Concerns from industry and retail funds about leakage to the self-managed sector are driving technology innovation in the financial services
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