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A new property investment with takeover potential - Clime Asset Management

A new property investment with takeover potential - Clime Asset Management | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
Industria REIT (IDR) On 27 July we initiated a 2% position in IDR for the StocksInValue Model Portfolio, by buying 5,428 securities at $2.26. The investment was funded from cash and the sale of 161 units in the BetaShares Australian High Interest Cash ETF (AAA) that day at $50.15. IDR is an ASX 300 Real …
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1. How are SMSFs and their trustees changing? - Cuffelinks

1. How are SMSFs and their trustees changing? - Cuffelinks | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
The main issues for SMSFs from a recent SMSF report are complexity of super rules, unmet financial advice needs and changes in asset allocations.
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A third of non-advised SMSFs non-compliant

A third of non-advised SMSFs non-compliant | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
A large number of SMSFs that do not take on advice have been found to have significant compliance failures, according to Investment Trends data.
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Top 5 most affordable suburbs in each capital city within 10km of the CBD

Top 5 most affordable suburbs in each capital city within 10km of the CBD | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
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A Closer Look at the Latest ATO SMSF Statistical Overview

A Closer Look at the Latest ATO SMSF Statistical Overview | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
It is always nice to see how the SMSF sector is progressing and what are the new trends identifiable from the financial returns and other interactions between the ATO and Trustees, even if they are...
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Why insurance is critical when SMSFs borrow to buy property

Why insurance is critical when SMSFs borrow to buy property | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
Damian Revell explains the importance of insuring members when a SMSF borrows to buy property and assesses the policy ownership options.
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SMSFs and anti-detriment payments

SMSFs and anti-detriment payments | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
MLC senior technical consultant Mike Mitchell outlines some of the challenges faced by SMSFs wishing to make anti-detriment payments.
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Firstmac Offers Super Funds Cheaper Home Loans Amid RBA Caution

Firstmac Offers Super Funds Cheaper Home Loans Amid RBA Caution | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
Firstmac Ltd., an Australian lender
with about A$5 billion ($4.73 billion) of mortgages, will offer
home loans to self-managed superannuation funds, undercutting
some local banks amid a central bank warning against a loosening
of lending standards.
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Retirement-savings disaster looms

Retirement-savings disaster looms | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
A new report by HSBC shows the planet is headed for a retirement-savings disaster, with 579 million retirees around the world dependent on government benefits

Via Liam Shorte "The SMSF Coach"
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Liam Shorte "The SMSF Coach"'s curator insight, September 19, 2013 6:58 PM

Those using a planner at least are making the most of savings, using the tax system and maximising chance of succeeding by actually making plan rather than sticking their heads in the sand or giving up hope.

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News News: How to crack DIY super: Five SMSF trends you can’t ignore

News News: How to crack DIY super: Five SMSF trends you can’t ignore | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
The SMSF market is notoriously hard to crack, but new research has revealed what makes the difference between succe - Wealth Professional Magazine
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SMSF News: ASIC steps in over firm's SMSF advice

SMSF News: ASIC steps in over firm's SMSF advice | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
An AFSL will change the advice it’s providing to clients, following ASIC concerns that SMSFs are being set up inapp - Wealth Professional Magazine
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Advisers, brokers slammed for accepting shady SMSF commissions

Advisers, brokers slammed for accepting shady SMSF commissions | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
Financial advisers and mortgage brokers alike are being offered backhanders in order to push SMSF property investment packages
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How to Invest in Cryptocurrency and Join the Blockchain Craze | Process Street

How to Invest in Cryptocurrency and Join the Blockchain Craze | Process Street | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
A single Bitcoin in 2010 cost less than one cent. Now, one Bitcoin is valued at about $3,500. You probably already know about Bitcoin, and that massive jump
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Ensuring an SMSF never fails the residency tests

Ensuring an SMSF never fails the residency tests | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
Columns dedicated to providing insight and analysis into a number of topics relating to SMSF strategy, market intelligence and more!
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Calling Diverse Thinkers - Australian Boards Need You!

Calling Diverse Thinkers - Australian Boards Need You! | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
Australian boardrooms have historically been the stomping ground of older, white, Australian-born men. Although there have been some advances in creating more diverse boards, Australian Institute of Company Directors' (AICD) Tony Featherstone is concerned that Australia may “… become the ‘Dad’s Army’ of global governance” unless age diversity gets greater attention. [1] “No one group holds the monopoly on great ideas,” says Alicia Curtis, Leadership Consultant and facilitator for an Emerging Lea
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Don’t rush to add bitcoins to your SMSF

Don’t rush to add bitcoins to your SMSF | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
Australian investors are tapping the bitcoin market. Investment experts say it’s a worry.

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ASIC must deter SMSF property spruikers

ASIC must deter SMSF property spruikers | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
There is clearly regulatory concern about the activities of property spruikers as they seek to target SMSFs and, as Mike Taylor writes, a clear message needs to be sent.
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SMSF Podcast Show - Episode #7 - TheDunnThing

SMSF Podcast Show - Episode #7 - TheDunnThing | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
Aaron Dunn discusses with Ian Glenister the recent Victorian Supreme Court Case of Wooster v Morris VSC 594, highlighting the importance of death benefit nominations
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ATO looking to garnishee super savings

ATO looking to garnishee super savings | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it

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Liam Shorte "The SMSF Coach"'s curator insight, October 4, 2013 8:20 PM

The Tax Man Commeth! #ATO looks to garnishee super savings but failed in 1st attempt but will be back! 

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INFOGRAPHIC: The latest stats show no stopping SMSFs

INFOGRAPHIC: The latest stats show no stopping SMSFs | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
We've seen this week the release of the June 2013 SMSF statistics from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). I'm a 'visual' person when it comes to statistics, so I've put together an infographic t...
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SMSF News: How the spruiking debate got out of hand

SMSF News: How the spruiking debate got out of hand | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
Property gearing is an effective investment strategy when implemented correctly, but there are a couple of reasons - Wealth Professional Magazine
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Property spruikers scent big opportunity in super

Property spruikers scent big opportunity in super | Superannuation & SMSF | Scoop.it
Regulators are struggling to keep up as the nexus between real estate operators and financial advisers gets stronger.
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