The pros and cons of SMSFs

As at March 2014, there were 528,701 SMSFs in Australia, with a total of $558,553 million worth of assets.[1]There are many compelling reasons why SMSFs are so popular — and equally persuasive reasons as to why they don’t suit everyone. The pros If you’re a keen, experienced investor, with at least $200,000 to invest —…

A super way to insure

An essential part of every financial plan is having personal insurance. But it’s also important to make sure you buy it in a tax-effective way. Benefit from up-front tax concessions If you buy personal insurances such as Life and Total and Permanent Disability through a super fund, you may be able to take advantage of…