22/05/2015 | 12:06 PM Australia's record-low interest rates have hit retirees hard, and with rates forecast to fall even further, retirees need to look at ways of protecting their income.
21/05/2015 | 12:06 PM The need for financial advice, born of hard scrutiny from knowledgeable observers, is an ongoing process, according to AdviceIQ.
15/05/2015 | 12:06 PM Retirees have 18 months in which to consider an action plan regarding loss of income if proposed changes to means testing of the age pension pass through parliament.
5/05/2015 | 12:06 PM Retirement plans should not end up being based on assumptions that have never been questioned.
1/05/2015 | 12:06 PM New data from Colonial First State and actuarial firm Rice Warner highlights a move by newly minted retirees away from a "lump sum" culture.
30/04/2015 | 12:06 PM Australia's foremost global investor Kerr Neilson identifies global drivers and those undervalued companies that are positioned for strong growth.
30/04/2015 | 12:06 PM Australian Taxation Office statistics on the SMSF sector highlight some interesting trends that trustees can learn from.
24/04/2015 | 12:06 PM A number of limitations apply to the transfer of investments in self-managed superannuation funds, from shares and property through to "beloved collectibles" and personal use assets.
23/04/2015 | 12:06 PM The SMSF Association's Graeme Colley discusses important points from both the Murray inquiry and the SuperStream initiative, while also giving trustees tips on how to avoid unwanted "gardening leave".
17/04/2015 | 12:06 PM Assets such as stocks and bonds are used in asset allocation but this process is incomplete without considering one vital link.
16/04/2015 | 12:06 PM While the majority of SMSFs have individual trustees, there is no real benefit to this arrangement and all the advantages rest with the corporate trustee structure, HLB Mann Judd's Bruce Wigan says.
8/04/2015 | 12:06 PM No investment is 100 per cent free of risk so here is a field guide to the key risks for investors in stocks, bonds, and yes, cash.
6/04/2015 | 12:06 PM As the SuperStream measures roll out, trustees must be ready by 1 July for electronic contributions if their SMSF receives employer contributions.
2/04/2015 | 12:06 PM The government's white paper on tax reform aims to "start a conversation" about overhauling Australia's tax system. But will SMSF trustees bear more of the burden?
1/04/2015 | 12:06 PM The best strategies allow investors to be strategic with their portfolio when tapping long-term assets, as Morningstar US director of personal finance Christine Benz illustrates.
24/03/2015 | 12:06 PM Townsends Business and Corporate Lawyers help SMSF trustees plan for an "Armageddon" scenario in estate planning.
20/03/2015 | 12:06 PM Risk tolerance is a personality trait that tends to be fixed by early adulthood, but do people living in the US like financial risk a bit more than people living in Australia?
19/03/2015 | 12:06 PM It's important that trustees are reminded about their obligations under the sole purpose test, a key requirement in SMSF compliance.
18/03/2015 | 12:06 PM The bucket approach to retirement portfolio management aims to help retirees get the most from their investment assets.