Set out below are all SuperGuide articles that relate to SMSFs.
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After a tumultuous year that rocked lives and livelihoods, investors have cause for cautious optimism in the year ahead.
SMSF trustees regularly need to assess whether each member of their fund has an appropriate level of insurance. In this article we look at whether there are benefits having insurance inside your SMSF rather outside your super fund.
SMSFs are required to value their assets at market value every financial year, this is easy enough for listed assets, such as equities, but it’s not so straightforward for unlisted assets like commercial property or collectibles.
An SMSF is no different to a fitness, diet or a savings plan, in that a few days dedicated to making sure it is in order for the year ahead will reap benefits over the next 12 months. So what are some of the things that you should be resolving to do for your SMSF in 2021?
SMSF trustees have a lot to remember. Along with trustee meetings and minutes, trustees need to keep up to date with current superannuation legislation and review their investments regularly. There are annual returns to lodge, auditor reports to arrange and actuarial reports to book as well if your SMSF is paying a certain kind of pension.
SMSFs can cost a bit to set up, but the latest research shows they quickly become cost effective to run.
An actuarial certificate is a document that certifies how much of a SMSF’s earnings are derived from its members’ accumulation phases and retirement phases.
A new report concludes that managing your own superannuation fund could cost less than you think.
Despite the derision US president Donald Trump attracts, there are pluses and minuses to his departure from the White House next January for local superannuation investors.
Legislation is soon expected to pass that will enable larger SMSFs. Are you thinking about adding members? Let us know in our poll.
Tracey Spicer talks to John Maroney, CEO of the SMSF Association, and Meg Heffron from Heffron about Rice Warner’s 2020 report on SMSF costs.
Tracey Spicer talks to Ron Lesh, Managing Director of BGL about what are the most popular shares, managed funds and ETFs that SMSFs invest in.
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.