Why SMSFs aren’t really ‘DIY Super’?

You might have heard Self Managed Super Funds - or SMSFs - also referred to as  ‘DIY Super’. While there’s no doubt that having a Self Managed Super Fund gives you much greater control and autonomy than a managed fund, the term ‘DIY Super’ can be dangerously misleading. Self Managed Super Funds … [Read more...]

Why you should think twice before buying an (off the plan) apartment in your SMSF

We are not going a week without getting a distressed call from someone who has purchased an apartment with their SMSF only to find out that getting finance for it is extremely difficult and I thought it might help to discuss some of the things to look out for for trustees considering this kind of … [Read more...]