Self-Managed Super Funds

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What You Need to Know About Self Managed Super Funds

SMSFs are private funds that – as the name suggests, funds that you can manage yourself. Of course, this type of funds are regulated and should follow rules set by the Australian Taxation Office. But, what exactly is a Self Managed Super Fund?
SMSFs at a glance
SMSFs are investment funds that should be established for the […]

By |August 3rd, 2015|Finance, Self-Managed Super Funds|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Self Managed Super Funds

Would You Use Your SMSF to Invest in Commercial Property?

Using SMSF’s have been the method of choice in property investments, with the advent of the residential property boom. This has caused widespread talks of a property bubble, as most of SMSFs are invested in the residential sector, prompting experts to call for investment diversity. With the popularity of residential investments, is this a good […]

By |October 17th, 2013|Investment, Property Investment, Self-Managed Super Funds|Comments Off on Would You Use Your SMSF to Invest in Commercial Property?

Are Your SMSF Contributions Taxed Correctly?

Here’s a great way to understand how you are taxed on your SMSF. Your SMSF contributions, whether it is concessional or non-concessional has a dollar cap applied annually.

Your contribution cap is also covered by Indexation starting July 2014. This is an adjustment on your contributions based on your weekly income. Understanding this will avoid any […]

By |October 16th, 2013|Finance, Self-Managed Super Funds, Tax|Comments Off on Are Your SMSF Contributions Taxed Correctly?

Super Funds Surging Ahead

Super funds are experiencing a strong year. As of June 30, 2013, total estimated assets rose by 15.5% from the previous year, posting a record $1.6 trillion for the first time since the global financial crisis.

Breaking down the superannuation asset types: Small funds, such as SMSFs, single member and APRA funds, which hold the largest […]

By |September 23rd, 2013|Finance, Self-Managed Super Funds|Comments Off on Super Funds Surging Ahead

Protecting Your Assets to Ensure Long-Term Wealth

Ask any ordinary person what the Global Financial Crisis meant to them personally, and you are likely to hear that the value of their superannuation decreased significantly. In many countries and some parts of Australia, property values decreased also. As you work to grow your investment portfolio, whether superannuation, property, or other financial products, it’s […]

By |January 7th, 2013|Advice, Investment, Self-Managed Super Funds|Comments Off on Protecting Your Assets to Ensure Long-Term Wealth