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SMSFs not for the faint hearted, ASIC warns

Take care when adding family members to your SMSF

The decision to include other family members in a self-managed fund is not straightforward, as…

SMSF borrowers may have to recalculate their balances

A change to limited recourse borrowing arrangements, included in new superannuation legislation, may make borrowing…

Now we can track corporate zero emission pledges

Corporate Australia is taking action on climate change. Most recently, at the UN Climate Summit, Atlassian cofounder Michael Cannon-Brookes announced the $26 billion Australian software company’s commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Net zero pledges like this are becoming…

Pendal Smaller Companies rated ‘gold’

Morningstar remains an admirer of the Pendal Smaller Companies fund, despite the fund’s poor performance over the past year, and has reaffirmed its ‘gold’ rating, citing its solid research process and reasonable pricing. Pendal uses bottom-up fundamental research, applying qualitative…

Take care when adding family members to your SMSF

The decision to include other family members in a self-managed fund is not straightforward, as it involves bringing in members with different investment horizons and requirements. HLB Mann Judd superannuation director Andrew Yee says his firm is seeing more couples…

NALI definition expanded

Q: The Government has passed a bill that cracks down on the use of super fund income strategies involving non-arm’s length income. I am a self-managed fund trustee and thought there were already rules in place to stop this sort…

The New Criterion

When a stock is trading at a fraction of a cent, it’s usually a message for investors to abandon all hope and sell for the tax losses while they can. After all, sub 1c stocks are usually mired in debt…

Kavanagh

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg isn’t getting any support from the Reserve Bank for his argument that the banks should not apply responsible lending laws “too stringently”. Frydenberg said in a speech last week: “The risk that the provision of credit may…

Pitfalls of investing in property with family

Two cases fought out in the Supreme Court of New South Wales this year have highlighted the tangles that family members can get into when they invest together but do not document their plans. Brother and sister, Anh Tuan Nguyen…