SMSF 31 Mar 2020
COVID-19 - and Super
In recent weeks the Government has made a number of announcements in relation to superannuation in response to the COVID-19 impact on Australians.
SMSF 9 Jul 2018
Five things to consider before starting an SMSF this financial year
If you are keen to set up your SMSF this new financial year, here are a few tips to get you started.
SMSF 24 Nov 2017
SMSF trustees: what is your time worth?
Trustees are spending more time on administration duties, paperwork and reporting (3.5 hours), compared to researching and picking investments (3.2 hours), but Arnie Selvarajah explains how the allocation of time impacts on fund performance.
SMSF 18 Apr 2017
SMSF trustees wise to spend more time on their investments
Self-managed superannuation fund trustees spend more time on administrative duties associated with their fund than they do on selecting investments.
SMSF 22 Oct 2015
Investment newsletters: making sense of stock recommendations
Investment newsletters remain a popular way for SMSFs and retail investors to trade. But do they deliver results? Bell Direct CEO Arnie Selvarajah weighs the field.
SMSF 4 May 2015
SMSF asset allocation
I thought I’d write a very domestic focused note on SMSF asset allocation as I tend to get a lot of questions on the topic.
SMSF 22 Apr 2015
Can you save tax with insurance in your SMSF?
Having your life insurance owned inside your SMSF means you can use your Super Guarantee and salary sacrifice contributions, or the fund’s existing cash balance, to pay for insurance premiums in a more tax effective way.