If you have ever wondered whether you can move shares or commercial property held in your own name into super, yes you can.
SMSF trustees need to understand the potential impact currency movements can have on their international equity portfolios.
Moving assets into the lower-tax super environment can be a rewarding strategy. This is how it’s done.
Even though SMSFs have been quietly dropped from the government’s proposed Retirement Income Covenant, that doesn’t mean trustees should ignore it.
With an SMSF you can buy the property used by your business to become your own landlord. But how do you ensure you stay on the right side of the tax man?
It’s 20 years since ETFs first appeared on the local scene and their popularity with SMSF investors is soaring. We explain why.
The ability to invest in real property is one of the attractions of SMSFs, but it’s tightly regulated.
Exchange traded funds have exploded in popularity in recent years, but LICs and managed funds still have a role to play.
After the coronavirus recession of early 2020, the strength of the economic recovery and investment returns defied all expectations, in a good way.
There are legitimate reasons for maintaining reserves in your SMSF, but the ATO is keen to point out that avoiding tax is not one of them.
Let’s be frank, at a time of historically low interest rates it’s no wonder SMSF investors have been flocking to franked dividends from shares.
A systematic approach is advisable if you want to reduce the impact of climate change on the environment and your future investment returns.
One of the attractions of running your own SMSF is the wide range of investments open to you and the control you have over them, but that doesn’t mean it’s open slather. There are rules you need to follow.
They are easy to use, cheap and growing in number. So how are SMSFs using ETFs and what’s stopping more of them from following the trend?
These days people trading on the stock market want more than just a strong financial return. They’re increasingly opting for investments that will also have a positive societal impact.