Seemed like a good idea at the time

03-Feb-2017

Many people consider undertaking a joint property development via their SMSFs. Michael Hallinan examines the intricacies of these ventures. It’s a common story: after a Sunday barbeque a group of four famil.. Read More

Seemed like a good idea at the time

03-Feb-2017

Many people consider undertaking a joint property development via their SMSFs. Michael Hallinan examines the intricacies of these ventures. It’s a common story: after a Sunday barbeque a group of four famil.. Read More

Opportunity knocks

03-Feb-2017

The proposed superannuation changes included in the 2016 federal budget and their implementation has presented some strategic opportunities for SMSF advisers and their clients. Graeme Colley outlines some areas membe.. Read More

Building a successful SMSF business

03-Feb-2017

While the SMSF sector continues to grow, providing opportunities for the provision of financial advice, there are very few specialist advisory practices servicing the market with significant scale. Grant Abbott outli.. Read More

Borrow, contribute or a bit both ways?

03-Feb-2017

With a further reduction in superannuation contributions caps handed down in the 2016 federal budget, Tim Miller assesses whether gearing strategies may now become more attractive. Will limited recourse borrowing.. Read More

Practical implications of the budget super changes

01-Nov-2016

The changes to the superannuation system handed down in this year’s federal budget have been the most significant for a long time. Michael Hallinan explains how the practical application of the new rules will w.. Read More

The pre-retirement drawdown dilemma

01-Nov-2016

Transition-to-retirement pension strategies have been significantly disrupted by this year’s proposed budget changes. Tim Miller examines their viability after 1 July 2017.Transition-to-retirement (TTR) pe.. Read More

Taking out the doubt

01-Nov-2016

Putting in place an SMSF will is the most effective method to make sure death benefits are allocated to the proper recipients, Grant Abbott writes. Estate planning is the key to addressing and putting in writing,.. Read More

An opportunity awaiting

28-Jun-2016

The latest research into the SMSF sector has unearthed some excellent advice opportunities, particularly among women, Olivia Long writes. At a time when there is rapid change under way in the financial advisory i.. Read More

Getting excess contribution refunds right

28-Jun-2016

The ability to refund excess superannuation contributions has been a welcome development for individuals. Jemma Sanderson examines the rules that must be followed to ensure the process is performed correctly. Pos.. Read More

Planning your exit

28-Jun-2016

Daniel Butler and William Fettes explain the reasons why SMSF succession planning is critical and the steps that can enable a sound exit strategy. Succession planning is a critically important aspect of successfu.. Read More

Video: Day three of the SMSFA conference

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Video: Day two of the SMSFA conference

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