Statistics released recently by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) suggest industry fears about a “mad rush” into borrowing and proper
The Commonwealth Bank has entered the ASX warrants market with the issue of instalment warrants aimed at SMSF investors, the bank has announ
One financial adviser has hit out at the government’s decision to delay the superannuation guarantee increase, saying it reinforces the un
A majority of respondents to an SMSF Adviser straw poll have indicated they are in favour of compulsory professional association membership
Latest figures from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) indicate the total number of SMSF members is now 963,852.
Accountants are increasingly approving of investment platforms when managing the portfolios of their SMSF clients, according to a report fro
The corporate regulator has outlined its current and ongoing enforcement work in the SMSF sector, with unlicensed SMSF advice and misleading
Accounting and advice group Chan & Naylor has announced a tie-up with online finance platform NowInfinity to boost its SMSF client offer
Investors should have a minimum balance of $500,000 before establishing an SMSF to make the self-managed route worthwhile and feasible, acco
Trustees and practitioners should not lose sight of the importance of advice once they have transitioned from accumulation to pension phase,
Accounting firm Moore Stephens Queensland has named a former AMP and AXA wealth management manager to lead its SMSF and financial planning d
SMSF trustees stand to benefit more than other investor segments from next year’s likely launch of the ASX Managed Fund Service (AMFS), pr
The number of SMSFs has increased by 7 per cent and the sector continues to represent the largest segment of the super industry, according t
In light of recent changes to the super sector, HLB Mann Judd has reminded trustees and practitioners to keep up to date to avoid higher fin
Xpress Super has announced it is launching a direct property option for SMSF trustees, according to a statement from the administration and
The concept of SMSFs for all is “dangerous”, the SMSF Academy’s Aaron Dunn has said in response to CleverSuper’s offer of a “free
Wealthtrac has appointed a sales specialist for self-managed super funds (SMSFs), as a result of the “phenomenal” growth of the sector.
CoreData has examined the challenges of member retention in larger super funds, with findings indicating retail funds are most at risk from
The corporate regulator has raised concerns about the way hybrid securities are being sold to investors, a majority of which are SMSFs.
Superannuation software provider CleverSuper is “offering a free SMSF to every Australian”, saying the notion of a minimum asset base 'e
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