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02/02/2016 | 3:14 PM  While it's impossible to predict the future, the market environment today for Australians is unique and therefore it makes more sense to base withdrawal rates off expectations versus history.

02/02/2016 | 8:24 AM  Parents in blended families can be given the certainty that their nominated beneficiaries will receive their bequest without challenges from disgruntled family members.

15/01/2016 | 8:18 AM  While SMSFs are not subject to the jurisdiction of the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal, the annual report of the tribunal makes for some interesting reading.

13/01/2016 | 8:35 AM  While having the right trustee structure is an integral part of an effective SMSF, understanding your obligations is critical in ensuring there are no hiccups along the way.

12/01/2016 | 8:06 AM  While investment needs differ depending on what stage of life you are in, managed portfolios are an attractive investment for all generations, as HUB24's Andrew Alcock explains.

11/01/2016 | 8:19 AM  Selecting and managing income streams that mitigate longevity and investment risks are integral when ensuring retirement income adequacy.

07/01/2016 | 8:17 AM  Obtaining guidance from the ATO when there is uncertainty about how the law applies to an SMSF can provide trustees with certainty on how the law will be applied.

06/01/2016 | 8:19 AM  Account-based pensions are required to meet minimum pension standards and it is important to ensure these standards are satisfied each financial year.

05/01/2016 | 8:35 AM  Trustees can incorporate their insurance consideration as part of their SMSF investment strategy in order to manage risks faced by them and their families.

04/01/2016 | 8:17 AM  Discover how you can plan ahead for retirement with risk and cash-flow management in order to make your savings last.

10/12/2015 | 8:34 AM  Living off of current yields is just one way to extract the cash flow you need, as Morningstar's Christine Benz explains.

09/12/2015 | 3:50 PM  Getting this calculation right can help ensure that you keep up with cost-of-living increases but don't outlive your savings.

13/11/2015 | 8:20 AM  Getting the asset allocation mix right is now more important than ever if SMSFs are to continue their winning performance well into the future.

27/10/2015 | 7:21 AM  There are only two types of trustee structure available for SMSFs but it is still crucial that trustees consider a number of issues when deciding which structure to use.

22/10/2015 | 7:35 AM  As with almost every aspect of the administration of an SMSF, it is crucial to check the trust deed and then follow it to the letter as comprehensively as possible.

21/10/2015 | 9:15 AM  While there are "anecdotal concerns" regarding borrowing in superannuation, the government will not ban limited recourse borrowing arrangements.

14/10/2015 | 7:32 AM  Focusing on a country's or a stock's situation is worthless without comparing it to others and to itself in the past and the future.

13/10/2015 | 7:14 AM  In life, we usually achieve a better outcome with a plan. It's the same with our super nest egg, according to the SMSF Association.

01/10/2015 | 3:43 PM  Bad behaviour before and in retirement can take a major hit to your savings. We outline the pitfalls to avoid if you want to maximise your pension pot.

24/09/2015 | 10:29 AM  Applying the Morningstar Economic Moat Rating, having a well-considered investment strategy and keeping a healthy cash balance will help ensure the continuing outperformance of SMSFs.

15/09/2015 | 7:58 AM  Superannuation specialist Kathy Evans provides a checklist of what is allowed under the government's concessional and non-concessional contribution limits.

10/09/2015 | 8:13 AM  Investors often run the risk of making emotional decisions in the heat of the moment - decisions they later regret. Here are three key things investors need to remember in order to avoid this.

04/09/2015 | 7:52 AM  Despite the recent market swings, retirees can still exercise some control by doing simple things like checking cash reserves and spending levels.

06/08/2015 | 9:12 AM  There are a number of common but "surprising" compliance issues that trustees still grapple with, says the ATO's Mary Simmons.

30/07/2015 | 7:27 AM  SMSFs are looking to move into assets that are inherently more risky in a bid to achieve better returns than those offered by current cash rates.

09/07/2015 | 8:39 AM  Accurium's Melanie Dunn explains how new legislation that removes the double taxation on excess non-concessional contributions will impact trustees.

25/06/2015 | 8:13 AM  Three financial advisers each give some top tips on deferring tax and the benefits of each strategy.

24/06/2015 | 8:30 AM  Accurium SMSF technical services manager Melanie Dunn discusses three factors trustees should be aware of as they move from the accumulation to the retirement phase.

24/06/2015 | 6:43 AM  While it can be "taxing," the end of financial year is a time for investors to remember those deductions they can make in order to reduce their taxable income.

23/06/2015 | 7:35 AM  Around 326,000 part-age pensioners are likely to have their entitlements either reduced or lost from 1 January 2017 due to proposed changes to the pension asset-test thresholds.

22/06/2015 | 7:37 AM  Understanding what you could do before and after 30 June 2015 can provide the icing on the cake for employees, investors and those in small business.

04/06/2015 | 10:37 AM  There are several common habits to be found among successful investors, as illustrated by Morningstar's Christine Benz and Adam Zoll.

29/05/2015 | 8:23 AM  Amid reports of property spruikers trapping ill-advised investors in SMSF structures, such funds could see their property borrowing rights restricted.

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.

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