The growing menace

16-Oct-2017

The financial services industry is showing an increasing reliance on technology, with services such as robo-advice, but with this development comes a heightened exposure to cybercrime. Michael Collins provides an ins.. Read More

The growing menace

16-Oct-2017

The financial services industry is showing an increasing reliance on technology, with services such as robo-advice, but with this development comes a heightened exposure to cybercrime. Michael Collins provides an ins.. Read More

Rate jump not indicative of REIT yield

16-Oct-2017

While the world has entered an interest rate upcycle, in the next year or so, rate rises won’t necessitate a similar increase in real estate yield, writes Victor Yeung. The United States Federal Reserve rai.. Read More

Fixed income never more relevant

04-Jul-2017

Fixed income can be a crucial capital preservation component within an SMSF portfolio. Alwyn Hung highlights the asset class’s importance and explains a new way to access bonds now exists. Fixed income has .. Read More

A new investment horizon

04-Jul-2017

SMSFs can now legally invest in a new asset class unlike any other. Carissa Pritchard explains what bitcoin is and how it works. Bitcoin provides exceptional returns, 123 per cent in 2016, with strong compound an.. Read More

Generating retirement income through shares

04-Jul-2017

Can shares deliver the reliable income stream self-directed investors seek in retirement? John Moore explains how Australian equities can achieve this desired result. As an increasing number of Australians are ap.. Read More

Maintaining tax efficiency through giving

04-Jul-2017

SMSF trustees wanting to retain some of the concessional tax treatment once enjoyed in the superannuation sector can possibly look to philanthropy for the solution, writes Ben Clark. The 2016 federal budget annou.. Read More

The property impact

22-May-2017

The coming changes to the superannuation rules will impact on just about every aspect of SMSFs. Ben Kingsley takes a look at the implications for property investments. In November 2016, legislation was passed tha.. Read More

The year ahead for fixed income

19-May-2017

Bill Bovingdon and Chris Dickman give their views on what to expect from fixed income markets in 2017. Last year was an amazing 12 months in investment markets, and in particular for bond markets, reflecting the .. Read More

Outside the square thinking required

19-May-2017

To find the best Australian equities investment opportunities in 2017, individuals will need to consider stocks outside the top 20 and be wary of optimistic earnings forecasts, writes Julian Beaumont. In the past.. Read More

Looking for diversity, growth and protection

03-Feb-2017

Achieving a variety of investment goals is becoming increasingly difficult in the current economic climate. Olivia Engel examines typical SMSF portfolio allocations and the associated pitfalls that may exist with the.. Read More

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