Paul Rickard has more than 25 years experience in financial services and banking, including 20 years with the Commonwealth Bank Group in senior leadership roles. As the founding CEO and Managing Director of CommSec, which he established in 1995 and led until 2002, and then as Chairman till 2009, Paul was named Australian ‘Stockbroker of the Ye...View more >
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The Government’s super statement on Friday was rushed and was probably a budget announcement brought forward to reduce rampant speculation. The changes weren’t all bad, but as usual, the devil is ..
Should I wait until after Swannie's budget to transfer shares from my personal account to my SMSF and are there any restrictions I should be aware of?
Borrowing to invest in property in your SMSF is a tricky business and it’s hard to know which provider to go with. The following table of providers, along with what to look out for in the fine print..
SMSFs have the unique capability of now being able to buy property in their super fund. It’s not easy but there are plenty of advantages for the astute trustee.
What is considered a long-term investment where shares are concerned? Is it two years or more, or some other rule of thumb?
Bond yields are rising, which means bond prices are falling. No one knows if the market reaction is going to be catastrophic but it’s best to be prepared just in case.