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SMSF Terminology Can Be Confusing

The self-managed superannuation fund industry in Australia continues to expand as more people seek to take control of the process of building their retirement income. Before anyone takes the first steps to set up their own fund, however, they should realise that there is a lot to know and understand about not only the process […]

What You Should Think About Before Starting an SMSF

As the number of self-managed superannuation funds (SMSF) continues to increase, so too does the complexity of our superannuation regulations, which seem to change every few months. It is increasingly obvious that a lay person with only a minimal understanding of how to manage an SMSF will quickly run into trouble. However, don’t let this […]

Property Investment Through Smsf – A Quick Review

Prior to 2007, buying property through a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) was restricted by the requirement that such property purchases could not be funded by borrowing. Since that restriction was lifted, the number of SMSFs investing in residential and commercial property has increased substantially making them major influencers in the Australian property market. There are […]