The ATO has released the 11th edition of the annual statistical overview on self-managed super funds (SMSFs). The overview provides key statistics and analysis of Australia’s SMSF sector for the 2018–19 financial year, with the main source of data coming from SMSF annual returns. The details below derive from the ATO Super SMSF Sector page…

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Self-managed super funds (SMSF) Understand if an SMSF is right for you A summary of the original article on the moneysmart website on understanding SMSF’s. Click here to take you to the original article on the moneysmart website      A self-managed super fund (SMSF) is a private super fund that you manage yourself. SMSFs…

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SMSFs are often called do-it-yourself funds or DIY super – but that isn’t really the case! Meet the people who you will have to work with or who can help you meet your obligations as an SMSF trustee. Click here for a  3 minute video provided by ATO TV touching on the SMSF process and…

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Floods, fire and pandemic – it’s been an incredibly tough 15 months for many Australian businesses. And with government support about to end, looking after your mental health will be just as important as taking care of your business’s financial health. With the federal government’s COVID-19 JobKeeper wage subsidy scheme expiring on 28 March, experts…

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The property market is going through a boom phase, which means housing affordability is getting tougher. So how much does the average Australian household need to put towards their monthly home loan repayments in the current market? Let’s take a look. You’ve probably noticed the housing market is going a bit crazy at the moment.…

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The benefits of gold for SMSF trustees Want to know the five key reasons self-managed super funds buy gold? From strong long-term returns to a trusted hedge against falling stock prices, our latest whitepaper details how precious metals can benefit SMSF trustees looking to diversify their investment portfolio. Read the whitepaper Five key reasons self-managed…

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Some thing to think about from the Perth Mint – The Original article can be found here Posted By Jordan Eliseo – Manager Investment Research March 04 2021 The gold price suffered its largest monthly fall in several years during February, as bond yields rocketed higher, and cryptocurrency prices soared. Gold ETFs saw substantial outflows, while…

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