Self-managed super funds (SMSFs) are the largest and fastest growing super sector in Australia and for many good reasons. But before you start an SMSF, it’s important to weigh up both the advantages and disadvantages and consider seeking advice to determine whether an SMSF is right for you. The advantages SMSFs can offer a number of features ...Read More
SMSF advice articles & tips
There is a lot off buzz around Self Managed Super Funds at the moment, but SMSFs are complex and there is a lot you need to know before making the decision to start one. Watch our How To videos and read our articles to find out how much money you need in super to start a SMSF, what is involved and how having one could benefit you.
So what are the three initial considerations you need to consider when setting up a Self Managed Super Fund or SMSF? The first consideration is who's actually making the recommendation to you? Is it your mortgage broker, is it a real estate agent, is it a property spruiker or is it a buyers agent? All these people are legally not allowed to reco...Watch Video
One of the most powerful options you can utilize if you have a Self Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) is to leverage and borrow into property. Unfortunately, many individuals either do not know about self-managed super funds or they simply do not understand the concept because it can seem at first to be quite complicated. However, those who take...Read More
The Top 3 things that I ask a client to think about before setting up a SMSF (Self Managed Superannuation Fund) generally is the first thing; can my current Superfund offer the things that I'm actually after. So for example, shares. A lot of the times, I see clients setting up their SMSF because they want control and the flexibility to buy and sel...Watch Video
This time around on Melbourne Property TV (MPTV) Property Panel, Ben Kingsley will be discussing with fellow panels on topics concerning Self Managed Super Fund and Property. Few of the questions that were discussed are: Is SMSF suitable for everyone or just the rich? Why do you need SMSF and what factors and cost to consider before setti...Watch Video