Set out below are all SuperGuide articles that relate to SMSFs for beginners.
SMSFs are now firmly embedded in Australia’s superannuation system, so what type of people are attracted to running their own funds?
The number of SMSFs in Australia has continued to rise in recent years, along with average individual member and overall fund balances. The majority of SMSFs have been operating for more than ten years and have corporate trustees, with this structure becoming very popular since 2015.
An SMSF is a private super fund you manage yourself, giving you more control over how your retirement savings are invested. We look at how they work and some of the benefits and drawbacks of going it alone.
John Maroney, CEO of the SMSF Association provides some end of financial year tips for SMSF trustees.
SMSFs can cost a bit to set up, but the latest research shows they quickly become cost effective to run.
A new report concludes that managing your own superannuation fund could cost less than you think.
Tracey Spicer talks to Deborah Kent from Integra Financial Services about the pros and cons of SMSFs, and how ethical investing is becoming more popular.
It may seem like everyone who’s anyone has a self-managed super fund (SMSF), if some financial advisers and property spruikers are to be believed. Yet the reality is that just 4% of Australians have one.
Take the following 10-question quiz to test your knowledge on the fundamentals of self-managed super funds (SMSFs).
Depending on who you believe, self-managed superannuation funds range from being the greatest invention of the modern age or the most likely cause of the next financial crisis.