IGR 2015 shows need for income in retirement: SMSF Association

The SMSF Association (formerly SPAA) has said the Intergenerational Report 2015 highlights the need for the superannuation system to provide income streams in retirement.

“This report has a very positive message; Australians are living longer, with increased life

Rollovers still flowing from large super funds to SMSFs: SPAA

Rollovers are still a “drain of funds” from APRA-regulated superannuation funds to SMSFs, according to Graeme Colley, Director of Technical and Professional Standards of the SMSF Professionals’ Association of Australia (SPAA).

The latest ATO statistics “conclusively show” that

SPAA endorses PJC proposals to lift financial advice standards

The SMSF Professionals’ Association of Australia (SPAA) has endorsed the report by the Parliamentary Joint Committee (PJC) on proposals to lift the professional, ethical and education standards in the financial services industry.

Graeme Colley, SPAA’s Director of Technical and Professional

FSI report a ‘ringing endorsement’ of SMSFs: SPAA

SMSFs have “received a pre-Christmas gift” with the final report of the Financial System Inquiry not recommending minimum balance requirements or other restrictions on establishing SMSFs, says the SMSF Professionals’ Association of Australia (SPAA).

The “only potential downside,” according to