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Is your SMSF adequately diversified?

Is your SMSF portfolio adequately diversified? The  benefits of a well diversified portfolio are numerous, however one of the key benefits that SMSF trustees should focus on is the of mitigation of volatility and short-term downside investment risks, preserving capital and the long-run benefits of […]

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On 1 July 2019 your insurance cover may be changing!

In February this year, the Government passed legislation which prevents trustees of APRA-regulated funds from providing insurance to members with inactive superannuation accounts, unless a member has directed otherwise. It is a common practice for many individuals with an SMSF to also have a secondary […]

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Superannuation Strategies

EOFY Superannuation Strategies

The Coalition Government has been re-elected in the 2019 Federal Election, with a small majority of seats in the House of Representatives, after taking a policy of stability for superannuation to the election. After the introduction of the significant legislative changes which came into effect […]

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Property and my SMSF

Directly held property makes up approximately 19% of all SMSF assets, indicating that many SMSF trustees consider it’s an important and significant part of a diversified portfolio.  There are numerous strategies and ways for property to form part of an SMSF’s investments and each must […]

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Franking credits and your SMSF

Most SMSF members will have noticed significant media coverage recently regarding the Australian Labor Party’s proposed policy to stop SMSFs from receiving tax refunds for the franking credits they receive in conjunction with the dividends paid from Australian companies they own. First of all, what […]

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