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Time to review insurance arrangements

LRBA safe harbor interest rate increased

The safe harbor interest rate for self-managed super funds borrowing from related parties has been…

June 30 housekeeping schedule

As the financial year ends, it is time for SMSF trustees and superannuants to check…

Measuring the impact of ethical investments

Ethical investing may provide solutions to environmental and other challenges, but investors are often in the dark when it comes to understanding the environmental impacts of their investments. One player is showing its investors the quantitative outcomes of their investments.…

No performance trade-off to invest ethically

There is a small performance gap in favour of environmental, social and governance (ESG) superannuation funds, according to new research. More Australians are aligning their superannuation options to sustainable values according to the latest research by Rainmaker Information. The research…

LRBA safe harbor interest rate increased

The safe harbor interest rate for self-managed super funds borrowing from related parties has been set at 5.95 percent for the 2019/20 financial year. This is an increase from 5.8 per cent in 2018/19. Trustees must maintain their related party…

Q&A

Q: I am a self-funded retiree, I own my home and have a modest income from super and other investments. I have been thinking about using a reverse mortgage to give me a bit more income. In understand changes to…

The New Criterion

In space, no one can hear you scream – except for the residual howls of pain from investors in former ASX-listed market darling NewSat, which went broke in mid 2015 after its $600 million-plus plans to launch a telecommunications satellite…

Kavanagh

Two questions people spend a lot of time thinking about as they approach retirement are how much they will need to live on in retirement and how much they will need in their super fund to generate that income. These…

2020 foresight: house prices to ‘rise 5 per cent’ next year

Lots of residential property analysts are calling the end of the market decline. Now one has made a bold prediction: prices will rise by at least 5 per cent next year. Macquarie Securities has taken the measure of the market…