Although it’s legal to have more than one SMSF, there are important pros and cons you need to consider before taking the plunge.
Set out below are all SuperGuide articles that relate to SMSFs.
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?
Answers to common questions from SMSF trustees about repayment relief for their LRBA loans.
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.
The most important investment decision you make may not be about what you invest in, but how you spread your money across different investments.
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.