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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

  • Fight against spruikers intensifies 31 Oct 2013

    'Dodgy operators remain an on-going problem' says one property industry group, who has launched a fresh set of initiatives aimed at reigning in property spruikers and other 'unscrupulous operators' read more

  • Cash no longer the asset of choice 31 Oct 2013

    SMSFs have responded to historically low interest rates by shifting their asset allocations away from cash. Find out where they’re investing and how they’re still playing it safe read more

  • Franking credits: Not a gift for SMSFs 31 Oct 2013

    Some advisers and accountants are promoting a misunderstanding among SMSFs when it comes to franking credits, leaving SMSF trustees in the dark read more

  • AMP ups the SMSF ante 24 Oct 2013

    As one of the first fund managers with a dedicated SMSF executive, AMP intends to up its game in the SMSF sector, releasing some segment-specific solutions next year read more

  • Why SMSFs need Hugo Boss 24 Oct 2013

    When it comes to portfolio construction SMSFs are playing it safe and conservative, but they're also missing out on some valuable opportunities from luxury brands such as Hugo Boss read more

  • The next trap for SMSFs 24 Oct 2013

    ASIC and the Department of Social Services have highlighted yet another way that spruikers are trying to target SMSF investors. Make sure your clients don’t get caught in the trap read more

  • Experts in SMSFs: Experts in advice 17 Oct 2013

    If you’re not having SMSF conversations with your clients, then you could lose them. But if you are, then they’re likely to trust you more in all other aspects of their financial affairs read more

  • Advisers opt for retail over SMSFs 17 Oct 2013

    Despite SMSFs outperforming retail funds in terms of member satisfaction, one researcher says that advisers are still directing clients towards the retail sector, and could be failing in their fiduciary duty read more

  • More than 130 brokers target SMSFs 17 Oct 2013

    A new training program for mortgage brokers to get their SMSF lending accreditation has proved popular, with more than 130 brokers attempting to get in on the SMSF action read more

  • Advisers to make ‘the real difference’ 10 Oct 2013

    Self-managed super is possibly the most complex area of superannuation. Unfortunately, it is also where people seek the least advice but actually need the most help read more