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  • ASIC orders AFSL holder to review SMSF advice 22 May 2014

    ASIC has ordered an Australian Financial Services License holder to address concerns about its SMSF advice provided to clients read more

  • ​SISFA changes its name 19 Dec 2013

    The organisation formerly known as the Small Independent Superannuation Funds Association has a new name to reflect a wider user base read more

  • New pension rules 'snuck in' 12 Dec 2013

    Proposed pension legislation which has "slipped under the radar" needs to be in the minds of those nearing pension age – as it only benefits SMSF trustees, says Mark Ellem read more

  • SMSFs on top of switching 12 Dec 2013

    SMSFs have outperformed the industry in attracting the largest net shares of switched products. SMSF owners have also said they are least likely to switch in the next year read more

  • SMSF trustees keen to invest offshore 12 Dec 2013

    Self-managed super fund investors are more eager than other investors to invest offshore, but still lack confidence and knowledge to do so, a new study shows read more

  • Make super commission-free: ISN 05 Dec 2013

    SMSF owners are most confident they have saved enough for retirement, while industry fund members are the least, which ISN head David Whiteley puts down to an age gap read more

  • Solid SMSF asset growth 05 Dec 2013

    New APRA figures show the SMSF sector experiencing solid asset growth, up to $531.5 billion at the end of September read more

  • SMSF cash continues to decline 05 Dec 2013

    AMP SMSF technical services administration head Philip LaGreca runs through the latest findings from a SMSF investment patterns survey read more

  • '5% of trustees understand' 28 Nov 2013

    Financial advisers are increasingly of the opinion that SMSF trustees are not fully understanding their responsibilities and risks involved. Should everyone who provides any advice to trustees be accredited? read more

  • That old 'elephant in the room' 28 Nov 2013

    SMSF trustees may be more financially literate than the rest of the population – but what happens when they start to go off their game, asks a prominent academic read more

  • Watch out for the 'grudge workforce' 28 Nov 2013

    Having retirement savings in a self-managed superfund is a great plan – but many Australians will be working well into their golden years due to not having enough to live on read more