Liquidity requirements a fillip for peer-to-peer lending

14-Jan-2016

With a change in leadership of the current coalition government to Malcolm Turnbull there have been rumblings that all parts of the tax equation are up for review, including superannuation. However, the SMSF Mem.. Read More

Liquidity requirements a fillip for peer-to-peer lending

14-Jan-2016

With a change in leadership of the current coalition government to Malcolm Turnbull there have been rumblings that all parts of the tax equation are up for review, including superannuation. However, the SMSF Mem.. Read More

Hands off our super

02-Jul-2015

“As a self-funded retiree, I have worked many long hours away from my family at significant personal anguish to achieve financial independence in our retirement. We are not considered financially well off, but .. Read More

Borrowing – the trustee perspective

03-Feb-2015

Borrowing in superannuation is not new. Every day retail, industry and public sector funds as well as SMSFs invest in managed funds, shares and many other types of investments where the managers or directors of those.. Read More

SMSFs to power economy

11-Aug-2014

There is no doubt SMSFs are a big sector of the economy and a favoured savings vehicle for those who aspire to lead a comfortable life in retirement. With $1 trillion expected to be in the sector, all things being eq.. Read More

Trustees give voice to concerns

09-Jul-2014

Australian SMSF Members Association (ASMA) members are surveyed on a regular basis to get their views on specific subjects that relate to their SMSF. The surveys are quick but comprehensive and on average we receive .. Read More

What about SMSF members’ views?

01-Mar-2014

Australian SMSF Members Association (ASMA) members are asking why it is there are so many professional bodies and associations out there lobbying and claiming to represent the interests of SMSF members, without any o.. Read More

Large funds need to move with the times

13-Jan-2014

The time has come for our large superannuation funds to stop using clumsy dinosaur-like business practices that unfairly penalise their members and fail to recognise what the modern superannuant requires from their s.. Read More

A shift in trustee attitudes

01-Aug-2013

It is no secret that the members of the Australian SMSF Members Association (ASMA) like to have their voices heard. With an upcoming election and superannuation set to play a pivotal policy role in the next decade or.. Read More

The people have spoken

06-May-2013

After months of speculation and weeks of intense politicking, Treasurer Wayne Swan took the highly unusual step of releasing the proposed budget superannuation reforms a month early. Initially the proposals were.. Read More

A much needed voice for members

14-Mar-2013

SMSF members have a strong desire for their voice to be heard. This could be as SMSF shareholders at an annual general meeting or through writing letters to editors of financial publications or simply turning up .. Read More

Video: Day three of the SMSFA conference

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Video: Day two of the SMSFA conference

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