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14 Jan 2019
Millions of Aussies turn to wealthy, educated friends for advice
Millions of Aussies are turning to their friends and family for financial advice, new market research has found, with wealthi...
27 Dec 2018
Listed investment trusts tipped for growth in 2019
An Aussie fund manager it tipping listed investment trusts as growth area for 2019, after several successful launches and swe...
14 Nov 2018
Vulnerability the key to maximising financial advice
Australians have indicated their trust in financial experts is at a record low. One consultant says that while financial an...
13 Nov 2018
‘Distrusted’: Aussie investors turn their backs on financial planners
In the wake of the royal commission, new research shows Australians consumers have put financial planners in a “distrusted...
9 Nov 2018
How to halve costs of child support through a trust
Organising your affairs into a cost-effective family tax structure is relatively common, but many investors don't realise tax...
29 Oct 2018
Fresh data points to ‘the way forward’ in Australian banking
A survey of over 2,000 consumers by Deloitte has found Australian consumers have more trust in their own banks than banks in ...
29 Oct 2018
Top mistakes Aussies make when setting up an SMSF
Despite the continued growth in SMSF membership, key mistakes are still being made when it comes to the set-up of funds, the ...
12 Oct 2018
Landmark case tipped to drive more scrutiny of trusts
A significant test case for self-managed super funds is likely to see the regulators monitor the use of certain trust struct...
25 Sep 2018
As banks turn off the tap, SMSF trustee focus shifts to other property options
Promoted by Charter Hall Direct. News that a number of leading banks, including Westpac and St. George, have suspended lendin...
19 Sep 2018
Fixed term unlisted property trust
Indirect property investments allow investors to earn income without the pressures and responsibilities of being a landlord o...
5 Sep 2018
How much do you trust AI?
Marketplace lender Zagga recently partnered with UTS to design a machine learning algorithm that predicts investor behaviour...
17 Jul 2018
Will mortgage trusts plug SMSF finance gap?
As lenders turn off the taps on SMSF loans, investors are increasingly considering mortgage trusts, a property finance group ...
18 Jun 2018
Declaration of trust | Is it the same as a will or a deed?
Establishing a self-managed super fund (SMSF) requires signing many legal documents that is used to shape the trust fund. The...
18 Jun 2018
What is a trust? A complete guide
It is nearly impossible not to come across the concept of ’trust’ when reading anything about superannuation and self-man...
2 Jun 2018
SMSF Trustee Responsibilities
Becoming a self-managed super fund (SMSF) trustee may seem like a good option for those who want more investing power, but r...
18 May 2018
‘Trust will now need to be earned’
Broken promises and outright exploitation have led customers to lower their trust in financial services, a new report and the...
28 Feb 2018
What is a bare trust?
A bare trust is necessary in order for two or more parties to separate ownership of assets, but what exactly is it and how do...
28 Feb 2018
How to set up a bare trust for SMSF
Self-managed superannuation funds that purchase assets using a Limited Recourse Borrowing Arrangement (LRBA) have a bare trus...
7 Apr 2016
Late lodging SMSF trustees in ATO’s sights
The ATO remains set on cracking down on SMSFs lodging their annual returns late, with financial penalties potentially applica...
22 Dec 2015
Trustees cautioned on popular pension strategies
A number of older pension strategies have regained popularity among SMSF practitioners, but key aspects of them are not being...

Comments

Robert Manuele
I agree. Too often Trusts are overlooked when they can often be used with or without an SMSF for the financial benefit of the extended family. The key to maximising your wealth using these tools is th.....trusts are overlooked when they can often be used with or without an SMSF for the financial benefit ...
Stephen
I thought members claimed deductions for super contributions and trustees included the amounts in the fund's assessable income. What if the trustee technically isn't the person making the contribution...
Kris Kitto
Question: What happens if an SMSF trust deed is not 'binding at common law' - is the SMSF immediately in breach of the SIS Act? Is it ineligible to apply for an ABN?...
Terry Dwyer
Anyone investing overseas who does not get careful legal advice on tax treaties and controlled foreign company and transferor trust rules is being worse than silly.One can certainly invest overseas qu...
Pete - The old sovereign citizen trick, never fails to not work!
I once saw a muppet stand up in the Supreme Court of Western Australia and declare that he.......
Anonymous - That's gold. How could he have missed that one........
Dr Terry Dwyer, Dwye... - He did not seem to have read the Coronation service and realized the Sovereign is the Lord's Anointed and that there was a Restoration so private.......
DavidL - Why has it been used in high rise construction if it has never been approved for that purpose? How does it get past building inspectors in the first place?....