buying property with super – better than negative gearing?

Is buying an investment property with your super better than negative gearing?

Using negatively geared property has been a favourite strategy of Australians trying to build wealth for a long time – but is this strategy still the best option now that you can use your super as the deposit to acquire both residential and commercial property?

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Who to trust when it comes to SMSF advice

There is a lot of information online when it comes to SMSFs – so how do you know who to trust?

This article reviews the 3 key things you have to look at to be able to judge whether the author or adviser is worthy of your trust.

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superanuation fraudster

8 practical tips to protect your super monies from fraud

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Due to their popularity and there being over AU$400 billion in assets owned by self managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) it is not surprising that they are often the target of fraudsters and thieves.

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Why you shouldn’t set up a SMSF

I believe that Self Managed Super Funds (SMSFs) are absolutely fantastic vehicles for wealth building, asset protection, saving tax and looking after your family when you die.

However – they are not for everybody.

This article will look at the reasons why somebody simply shouldn’t have a SMSF. As you are reading, examine your own motivations for having a SMSF or wanting to set one up.

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ATO quote re up to date trust deed

What is the best self managed super fund SMSF trust deed?

Not all SMSF trust deeds are created equal – which is why if you try searching by yourself on the internet you will find numerous trust deed providers with a range of prices.

When it comes to SMSF trust deeds, it is definitely a case of getting what you pay for.

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