SMSFs increasingly turning to Exchange Traded Funds

SMSFs are increasingly turning to Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), according to Vinnie Wadhera, BetaShares Director for Institutional Business & National Accounts.

Mr Wadhera told the 2016 Class. CUP. Connect conference that there had been an “exponential, accelerated growth of

Retirement advice a “huge opportunity” for SMSF professionals

A growing need for retirement advice presents an opportunity for SMSF professionals.

“As SMSF practitioners there is a huge opportunity here for you to service clients’ needs in retirement,” Accurium CEO Tracy Williams told attendees at the 2016 Class.

2016 Budget super changes expected to be implemented as announced

The superannuation changes in the 2016 Budget are expected to be implemented largely in the form announced, a superannuation conference has been told.

Liz Westover from PwC, formerly Head of Superannuation with CAANZ, told the Class. CUP. Connect 2016

Online engagement with SMSF clients is essential, accountants told

Accountants have been told that online engagement with SMSF clients is essential if they don’t want to lose customers to large financial institutions.

“We think that’s essential, we think that’s really important, we think that you should be using technology