Today's Lead Article
| 23 Feb 2015
| Portfolio Construction
Analysis by the SMSFA suggests that as the global economy recovers, trustees are looking overseas.
| 18 Dec 2014 | SMSF
A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to PSI readers. To end the year, we look at when an SMSF is closed.
| 18 Dec 2014 | Investments
Australia has had a debt fuelled explosion in housing prices, which has created a generational divide and made the Australian economy, and banks, dependent on the housing market. The lesson of crises, meanwhile, is that they are usually caused by excessive debt.
David James | 17 Dec 2014 | Investments
Many think that investment is all about doing things at the right time. The long term evidence says otherwise.
| 17 Dec 2014 | Columns
Problems in auditing and accounting, the gyrations in commodity markets, the threat of deflation, lobbyists defend SMSF borrowing, demand for SMSFs remains strong.
| 16 Dec 2014 | Columns
As the super pool grows, it could be that too much capital for the scale of local investment options may be being created. This has great implications for DIY super investors, especially in relation to diversification.
| 16 Dec 2014 | Economics
The concessions on super are Australia's biggest tax expenditure according to the latest MYEFO statement. It raises some tricky economic and political issues.
| 15 Dec 2014 | SMSF
SMSF investors who are looking to diversify their investments often find themselves paying high annual fees. One provider reckons they have the solution.
| 15 Dec 2014 | Investments
With commodity prices coming off sharply, the Australian economy seems set for a slower period. What are the implications for investment?
| 12 Dec 2014 | Investments
Investors always want to know what the future holds but no-one knows. It can be a trap.
| 11 Dec 2014 | Investments
Property buying for investment, rather than owner-occupying, is running at a furious rate. There are signs that the regulators will soon move to make it more difficult.