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Your SMSF - Wind it up or pass it on?

Posted on 26 October 2021
Your SMSF - Wind it up or pass it on?
Your SMSF - Wind it up or pass it on? Now that new legislation allows a maximum of six members in an SMSF, some fund trustees may be wondering if this could be an easy way to ensure a smooth transfer of their super to the next generation. The simple answer is yes, but before you start adding your children and their spouses to your fund, it’s essential to develop a detailed SMSF succession plan to head off any potential problems.
  Why make a SMSF succession plan? Most...
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Investing Lessons From the Pandemic

Posted on 11 August 2021
Investing Lessons From the Pandemic
When the coronavirus pandemic hit financial markets in March 2020, almost 40 per cent was wiped off the value of shares in less than a month.i Understandably, many investors hit the panic button and switched to cash or withdrew savings from superannuation. With the benefit of hindsight, some people may be regretting acting in haste. Although for others, accessing their super under the early release due to COVID measures was a difficult but necessary decision at the time. As it happened...
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Counting Down to 30 June

Posted on 16 June 2021
Counting Down to 30 June
Counting Down to 30 June It has been a year of change like no other and that extends to tax and superannuation. As the end of the financial year approaches, now is a good time to check some new and not so new ways to reduce tax and boost your savings. So gather up any paperwork you need to prepare your personal tax return. This may include bank and superannuation statements, records related to share or property investments, receipts for charitable donations and work-related expenses. Wi...
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Bitcoin Buyers Beware the Tax Trap

Posted on 13 April 2021
Bitcoin Buyers Beware the Tax Trap
Bitcoin buyers beware the tax trap Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have generated a lot of interest over the past few years, particularly due to the spectacular rise and fall of their market value.  From being worth just $1 back in 2011, the value of one Bitcoin today might be as high as $70,000, but that is no guarantee of its value next week! While the big gains sound like great news for an investor, the flipside to consider is that the ATO will take a slice of that pr...
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How financial advice can pay good dividends during tough times

Posted on 17 March 2021
How financial advice can pay good dividends during tough times
How Financial Advice can pay good dividends during tough times In a period of market instability due to COVID and low interest rates, many investors are struggling to know where to invest.  For those at or nearing retirement, the struggle is even greater.  Cash and term deposits used to be considered a safe haven, but with interest rates at historical lows, more investors are being pushed to consider alternative investments. It may be tempting to jump on the latest trending in...
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