Monthly Archives: October 2016

Basics About Super – An overview of the Superannuation system in Australia to save for your retirement

The Superannuation system is a long term savings arrangement by the Australian Government to save for your retirement, and help ensure Australians have enough income in retirement. The Money Smart website is a great source of information, and some key … Continue reading

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Masterclass SMSF – Risk Profile – Importance and tools to assist but cautions to consider

Part of compliance for SMSF trustees is the Investment Strategy, which considers the investment risk – but you also need to keep in mind each member’s Risk Profile as well as the importance of it – here we also look … Continue reading

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NEWS – Recent ATO tax determination on LRBAs clarified related party loans but not more unusual assets

While the ATO has further clarified their position on LRBAs and related party loans through TD 2016/16, LRBAs with more unusual assets continue to face obstacles with adjusting their LRBAs to arm’s length terms, according to the SMSF Association. The … Continue reading

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MASTERCLASS Investment – Earnings – What is it and what does it tell you?

Today’s Masterclass looks at Earnings and what it is and what does it tell you. A company’s earnings are its profits after tax, or other names are return, net income, bottom line and how much is made. At times Earnings … Continue reading

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NEWS – 27 per cent increase in potential retirees by next year September 2017 for the Aust. Government Age Pension to support

A new report from Roy Morgan research warns that the Government will need to finance a potential 27 per cent increase in pensions for men and women planning to leave work by this time next year. This supports our post … Continue reading

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