If you’re prepared to do a lot of the grunt work yourself, running your own super fund need not be costly.
It’s 20 years since ETFs first appeared on the local scene and their popularity with SMSF investors is soaring. We explain why.
While cash and shares are still the go-to investments for SMSFs, the range of assets they hold are diverse, even in retirement.
ETFs provide SMSFs with an easy and cost-effective means of gaining exposure to international assets, and other harder-to-access asset classes such as emerging markets. This article lists the 20 most popular ETFs invested in by SMSFs.
Managed funds are an investment scheme where investors opt to have a licensed professional – typically, a fund manager – manage investments on their behalf. This article lists the 20 most popular managed funds invested in by SMSFs.
This article lists the 20 most popular Australian domestic listed securities invested in by SMSFs as of 30 June 2020.
This article lists the 20 most popular international shares invested in by SMSFs as of 30 June 2020.
SMSF trustees are often accused of being unadventurous in their asset allocation, but some are bucking the trend with ‘exotic’ investments in everything from horse semen to vending machines and dividend-paying cows.