With the market turbulence of COVID-19 finally stabilising, have you looked to update your self-managed super fund (SMSF) investment strategy? Not only is an appropriate strategy compulsory for SMSFs, but a dynamic and relevant investment strategy can be the driving force to ensuring your retirement … [Read more...] about It’s Time to Update Your SMSF Investment Strategy
8 years ago, we saw the need in a growing market for lending experts who specialise in SMSF. Our team now combines years of experience through every aspect of self-managed super funds. Together, we organise more limited recourse borrowing arrangements (LRBA or SMSF loans) in a week than most other brokers or bank branches in a year. Here we share some of our insights as well as SMSF news with you.
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When used correctly, offset accounts can have huge benefits for SMSF loans. However, due to the complex nature of limited recourse borrowing arrangements (LRBA), there are dangers to offset accounts if they're not structured correctly. How does an SMSF loan work? The Superannuation Industry … [Read more...] about Is Your SMSF Offset Account Compliant?
The new financial year is upon us. With it comes a suite of changes to various superannuation caps and thresholds, which open the door to new strategic opportunities for your SMSF. We give you the heads up on why you should be conducting a contributions check-up this financial year. What changes … [Read more...] about Why you should be conducting a Contributions Check-Up for your SMSF this Financial Year
An exciting milestone has been reached on the journey to allowing you to have more members in your SMSF and to contribute more to super – for longer! On Thursday the 17th June, both houses of parliament passed the bill to increase the number of members allowed in an SMSF and also the measures to … [Read more...] about What the Changes to the Bring-Forward Measures and 6-Member Bill Mean for You
If you’re wondering if you can renovate your SMSF investment property, the short answer is ‘maybe’. The long answer depends on a few different factors, including what type of renovation you’re looking to do and the source of your funds. Choose your scenario below for more details on renovating your … [Read more...] about Common Mistakes To Avoid When Making Improvements To Your SMSF Property
When it comes to running a self-managed super fund, the good news is that most people are doing the right thing, but there are so many rules and regulations concerning SMSFs, which can make some aspects a little tricky to keep on top of. While SMSF regulations exist to keep things in line, we're all … [Read more...] about Avoid These Common Mistakes when Running an SMSF
If your Self Managed Super Fund is holding cash reserves and generating a dismal return, we might have the answer for you — you could reap the benefits of an offset account. Whether you’re keeping cash for liquidity reasons or simply waiting to find the perfect asset to invest in, this feature is a … [Read more...] about Benefits of an Offset Account for you SMSF Loan
Refinancing your SMSF loan could save you thousands of dollars and could potentially add up to hundreds of thousands by the time you are ready to retire. We address the top concerns regarding SMSF loan refinance. Eligibility Criteria to Refinance SMSF Loan For SMSF loan providers to consider … [Read more...] about Refinance SMSF Loan: Your Questions Answered + How to Get Approved
As we are all well aware, the Coronavirus pandemic has significantly impacted the way the world works regarding our lifestyle, work-life and education. The extraordinary effect it’s had on the economy has meant that many industries have needed to tighten regulation and introduce unsustainable … [Read more...] about Impact of coronavirus on SMSFs
In Australia, employers must contribute 9.5% of an employee’s wage into the employee’s chosen superannuation fund. For example, someone earning a wage of $100,000 a year will see a $9,500 contributions made to his or her superannuation fund over 12 months. Unlike the top dollars of that person’s … [Read more...] about What is salary sacrifice and what does it mean for SMSF loans