Darren Snyder writes a piece for the website Financial Standard where he talks about the disqualification of the third auditor by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). The auditor at the receiving end of the ASIC’s whip is James Dermody.
Laura Millan writes a piece for the Financial Standard where she talks about accelerated trading from the yard of SMSF investors. The market has been volatile of late and investors are not missing the chance to buy cheap while the market is trading low.
Nicholas O’Donoghue writes a piece for the website Money Management where he talks about the inclination of SMSF trustees towards direct property funds for providing returns in a low interest rate environment.
Tony Negline writes an article for the website The Australian Business Review wherein he talks about the impact of dipping into the SMSF; too deep or too soon. Such ‘dipping’ generally comes in the form of loaning out money to relatives or members of the fund.
Jason Clout writes a piece for the Australian Financial Review where he highlights the possible consequences of using the Employee Share Scheme (ESS) in the SMSF. Executives rally around the idea of bringing in shares/share options into their SMSF for gaining an advantageous tax position.
Valued in the market at $17 billion, AMP has further enhanced its reputation by assuming full ownership of technology providers, Super IQ and SuperCorp. An article in the Business Day section of the Sydney Morning Herald talks about AMP’s consolidation of its position as the leader of DIY Super Fund administration.
Buoyed by the clarification from the central government, a higher number of SMSFs are likely to invest in properties, feels Jonathan Street, CEO of commercial lender Thinktank. An article on the online magazine Your Investment Property sheds light on the topic.
I came across an article on The Motley Fool where writer Christopher Georges discusses the value of diversification and allocating at least 5-15% of the portfolio in small-caps that can outperform the market average.