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    What You Can and Can’t Do with SMSF Borrowing

    September 18, 2017

    Borrowing to invest in property has long been a very popular way for Australians to create wealth and it’s no different for a Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF). Property is seen as a safe and efficient asset to invest in and historically it has performed very well. Follow along as we take a look at what you can and can’t do […]

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    Three Most Popular Asset Classes if SMSF Investment

    September 18, 2017

    Shares, Cash and Property   are easily the three most popular asset classes held by Self-Managed Super Funds in Australia. Over 70% of the average SMSF holdings are divided into these three categories with the remaining percentage split up into managed funds, trusts and other smaller asset classes. Let’s look at the three main asset classes so you can have a […]

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    Buying Property With a Self Managed Super Fund (SMSF)

    September 18, 2017

    Many people see property investment in a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) as one of the safest and most efficient ways to grow wealth and there are certainly many benefits to holding a property within an SMSF structure. An SMSF is subject to demanding regulatory requirements however.  For example, the rules for an SMSF investing in property are very complex and […]

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    Asset Accumulation – How to Diversify Portfolio, Given the Risk Tolerance

    September 18, 2017

    Are you looking to build up your Investment portfolio? Let’s face it. If you are serious about creating wealth for retirement you want to accumulate as many assets as you can.  Over time these assets may grow or provide income depending on what your long term retirement plan is. An important consideration in the Asset Accumulation stage is Investment Planning […]

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  • RBA Decision September 2017

    September 05, 2017

    The RBA’s September 2017 board meeting have again decided to keep the Official Cash Rate on hold. NO CHANGE 0% NO CHANGE 0% NO CHANGE 0% NO CHANGE 0% Most of us are quite blasé about the Reserve Bank announcements these days. It’s hard to see a call for lowering rates being successful while the economy is still sluggish and […]

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    A Beginner’s Guide to Buying Property Through SMSF

    August 31, 2017

    Before you start doing anything you must be very clear on why you want to buy property in a SMSF. For that reason alone you should seek out a SMSF qualified Financial Planner and discuss your reasoning for getting one. You need to understand how a SMSF works and what your responsibilities are from a governance standpoint. Planning A Financial […]

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    Australian Property Investors New Loan Restrictions

    August 30, 2017

    To understand how the new loan restrictions affect investors we need to take a look at what the Banks have done in response to the Government regulator APRA (Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority) limiting borrowing by Banks. Much has been written about the interference in the property markets by targeting lenders and placing limits on their lending books. These restrictions have […]

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    SMSF Property Myth: How Much Super to Buy an Investment

    August 30, 2017

    How much Super do you need to buy an investment property? That’s a good question. A much better question would centre on the amount of super you need to contribute to the purchase. Not surprisingly, the answer depends entirely on how much you can borrow because the more you can borrow, the less of your own money you need to […]

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