Category: Diversification

Don’t bet the (ostrich) farm

Generally, you have a great deal of freedom when it comes to choosing your Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) investments. You can invest in traditional investments such as term deposits, managed investment schemes, shares and gold or you can invest in […]

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Project for Change

On any given night, one in 200 Australians[1] sleep on the street: that is enough homeless people to fill the MCG. Contrary to popular belief, this is not just a symptom of addiction; 24% of those who are homeless in […]

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Are you ready to ‘be the bank?’

One of the fastest-growing forms of investment, both domestically and abroad, is peer-to-peer lending, otherwise known as P2P lending.

Peer-to-peer lending involves individuals, or groups of individuals, pooling their money to lend to individuals or businesses.  It allows investors to take […]

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SEQ Property: Ready to Roar in 2016

Property experts remain optimistic about the South-East Queensland property market in 2016, citing factors such as a low dollar providing improved attention from overseas, and the increasing gap between house prices in Sydney and Brisbane delivering investors from south of […]

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Property investment alternatives for your SMSF

One of the reasons trustees decide to establish a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) is to be able to invest in property. For many trustees the two key options are residential and commercial property.

Residential property means a house, cottage, apartment or […]

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Setting up a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund

Get your team together

 

A number of professionals will work with you to set up and run your SMSF.

The first step is to talk to your financial adviser about whether a SMSF is suitable for  you. Your adviser will take into […]

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