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Hayne recommendations will impact SMSFs

Q&A 18 February 2019

Q: I have a few superannuation funds floating around and I am thinking about consolidating…

SMSFs lose faith in the blue chips

Self-managed super fund trustees have dumped their investments in Australia’s top 10 listed equities as…

The rigours of applying for a home loan

When Commonwealth Bank released its half-year financial report last week, it included an update on its mortgage lending practices. For anyone about to apply for a home loan, it is essential reading. Since 2015 the bank has made a number…

Protect your data

Australia’s Privacy Commissioner, Angelene Falk, has called on people and organisations to do more to secure their data, in the face a growing number of serious data breaches – many of them involving financial institutions. Last week, a former contractor…

SMSFs lose faith in the blue chips

Self-managed super fund trustees have dumped their investments in Australia’s top 10 listed equities as performance has failed to meet expectations. The proportion of funds that held Telstra in their portfolios dropped from 50 per cent in the December quarter…

Q&A 11 February 201

Q: I read that some tax agents got into trouble for not passing on tax refunds to their clients. How do I make sure I get what is due to me when I use a tax agent to prepare my…

ICO market collapse triggers M&A

The market for initial coin offerings was close to collapse at the end of last year, as investor support for cryptocurrencies and other digital assets declined sharply. DigitalX, a local company that advises on ICOs and security token offerings, reports…

The New Criterion

As with online dating, seeking a suitable partner can be a vexed pursuit for emerging Australian tech plays. As the experience of these two ‘true blue’ stocks attest, the partnering process involves many twists and turns Bluglass (BLG) 28c A…

Kavanagh

There has been a surprising amount of sympathy for the plight of mortgage brokers following the release of the Royal Commission’s final report, which recommends that commissions paid by lenders be banned and that brokers be remunerated by charging borrowers…