SMSF body ponders creating bridging courses

19-Apr-2018|By Malavika Santhebennur

The SMSF Association is contemplating reallocating its resources from delivering specialist education to potentially assisting with the required bridging courses under the new education standards for financial advisers. Speaking to selfmanage.. Read More

Royal commission shines spotlight on SMSFs


The corporate watchdog has revealed to the banking royal commission that nine out of 10 pieces of advice relating to the establishment of SMSFs fail to comply with the best interest duty and regulated obligations in .. Read More

Hub24 reports strongest third quarter


Hub24 today announced its net inflows were $595 million for the three months to 31 March 2018, a record for the company for the third quarter and 42 per cent higher than the prior corresponding period. The figure.. Read More

Shuttleworth to depart BTFG


BT Financial Group (BTFG) today announced the resignation of John Shuttleworth after 14 years with the business. Shuttleworth became platforms and operations general manager in 2012, heading up BTFG’s BT Wr.. Read More

Investor classifications need revisiting


Some SMSFs will find it more valuable to be considered a wholesale client or sophisticated investor rather than a retail investor, but advisers must familiarise themselves with the associated law and relevant tests, .. Read More

Vanguard to list active factor ETFs


Vanguard will begin trading two new active factor exchange-traded funds (ETF) on the Australian Securities Exchange tomorrow, including one that protects SMSF clients against volatility. The firm’s new acti.. Read More

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