Category Archives: 2 Past Newsletter Topics

MASTERCLASS Investment – What are “Share Market Indices/indexes”?

This month Masterclass Investment looks at what is a share market index (indices plural) – these are values or broad measure summaries of a group of shares, which may be over the whole market in Australia (ASX), or sectors (eg … Continue reading

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CASE STUDY – Peter over 50yo – Wanted to control his super

Peter ran his own business for many years and enjoyed the rush and buzz – like any business there were challenges and ups and downs. His children were grown up and married and supporting themselves – he chuckled as many … Continue reading

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Masterclass SMSF – Borrowing in SMSF – Careful with Apartments and Car Parks!

Last month we covered an overview of the Cans and Can’ts with Borrowing in an SMSF. CAUTION – However when it comes to apartments, be careful – get the facts BEFORE you commit! Several clients have found that when the … Continue reading

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NEWS – Super changes coming 1 July 2017! – In summary

The Budget, last year has had many reforms legalised, and many begin on 1 July 2017. Here is a summary of key changes. What are your Thoughts? Comment below! Want to learn more, know the options and what we need … Continue reading

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Pensions – 2017 the options from super

You can receive your super as a super income stream, super lump sum or a combination of both. The super withdrawal option that you choose may affect the amount of tax you pay. Here is information from the Australian Tax … Continue reading

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NEWS – Is Transition to Retirement still Viable?

Professional Planner’s writer Alexandra Cain writes about whether the Transition to Retirement strategy is still viable – You could almost feel the wave of disappointment go through the financial planning community after the May 2016 federal budget, when the Coalition … Continue reading

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CASE STUDY – Alex – Wanted to use SMSF to purchase property and take control

Alex is a keen property investor with many years’ experience and had also researched Self-Managed Super funds (SMSF) as a way to take control of his retirement savings and how to purchase property in super. He already had several investment … Continue reading

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