2020 is coming to an end. Phew!!
Some fireworks and a great Advent Calendar to help you celebrate. On behalf of all our staff we wish our clients and their families a Merry Christmas, a Happy New Year and a great holiday period.
ATO flags key deadlines for early release of super
With the end of the year drawing closer, the ATO has outlined some of the cut-off dates and deadlines applying for members wanting to apply for the early release of their super.
Retirement costs rising despite COVID impacts
The cost of a comfortable retirement in Australia has gone up over the September quarter despite COVID-induced lifestyle changes, new research has revealed.
Government targets fund expenditure, best interests in new super reforms
Recently released draft exposure legislation will require trustees of super funds, including SMSFs, to exercise their powers in the best financial interests of beneficiaries and require APRA-regulated funds to support their expenditures with evidence.
Small SMSFs develop rapidly
The latest industry research has shown SMSFs with low balances grow to levels allowing them to become cost-efficient very quickly.
Investing basics for first timers
The students of 2020 are graduating to the adult world in one of the most uncertain times in recent history amid recession, pandemic and global political tensions. In times like these, knowing the basics of how to get started down the road to prosperity is more important than ever.
Behind the dash in new market listings
There's been an unexpected surge in new listings on the Australian share market over recent months. So, what is driving this IPO boom?