Time waits for no one: The Dawn of the TBAR


The events-based reporting framework is an additional administrative process for the SMSF sector, but a necessary one. Krystine Lumanta examines how the new regime could underpin the inevitable move to real-time repo.. Read More

Pursuing a more efficient frontier


Constant pressure on the bottom line and a desire to do more with less have resulted in a number of SMSF businesses investigating offshoring opportunities as a viable way to cut costs, improve efficiency and increase.. Read More

The new tax agenda


The industry is bracing itself for what could be the most significant tax reforms to superannuation since super was made compulsory 24 years ago. Krystine Lumanta examines what could be the biggest game changers in t.. Read More

Going mainstream: The Arrival of P2P Lending


The concept of online peer-to-peer lending platforms has caught the attention of SMSFs as the newest way to boost investment return and retirement income. As more operators emerge in Australia, Krystine Lumanta disco.. Read More

SMSF Service Providers Awards 2015 - Leaders of the pack


The third annual SMSF Service Provider Awards have again recognised the most innovative, trusted and cutting-edge providers in the industry. Krystine Lumanta and Elizabeth Somerville uncover what makes these names st.. Read More

SMSF Roundtable 2015: Projecting the critical sector issues


In the past few months, several issues concerning the SMSF sector have arisen, including a new licensee, a well-received budget and an impending tax white paper. Selfmanagedsuper invited a group of SMSF professionals.. Read More

Bonding with the corporate sector


Much of the discussion on fixed income investments centres on sovereign bonds, but, as Elizabeth Moran writes, corporate bonds warrant serious consideration. The ATO tells us SMSF investors hold around 30 per cen.. Read More

SMSF investors: ahead of the game


SMSF investors are driving the agenda when it comes to investment behaviour as they hunt for growth assets to boost their portfolios. Elizabeth Somerville examines where this group is finding opportunities, the facto.. Read More

In the line of fire


Treasury’s white paper on the reform of Australia’s tax system is expected to be extensive, which has the industry bracing for changes that could potentially flip the super system upside down. Krystine Lu.. Read More

Playing with super: The housing affordability debate


Housing affordability is an escalating struggle for Australians, but using superannuation money for a home deposit is not part of the retirement savings system’s game plan. Krystine Lumanta investigates what&rs.. Read More

SMSF Service Provider Awards 2014 - CommSec: Australian shares


Knowing your customers and having the ability to anticipate their needs within the market can be a considerable advantage when it comes to retaining clients and gaining market share. The winner of the Australian .. Read More