ESSENTIAL GUIDES

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Are Women Better Investors Than Men?

The answer to “are women better investors than men” may surprise you because it's a resounding 'Yes' according to a number of studies conducted by various organisations around the world. A study conducted by Fidelity, an investment firm in t...

Can You Invest In Overseas Property With Your SMSF?

As property prices in Australia continue to rise, some investors are turning to overseas properties as a more viable and attractive option. In the US, for example, suitable investment properties can range from $40,000 to around $150,000. This is ...

Confused About Where To Buy Your Next Investment Property? You're Not Alone!

If you've been doing your research as to where you should consider buying your next investment property around Australia and you've come away a little confused, you're not alone. According to top industry experts, Australia's property market has s...

Does A Reverse Mortgage Affect My Centrelink Pension?

Taking out a reverse mortgage on your family home can be a great way to improve your standard of living in retirement by giving you access to some of your home equity in spendable cash. There are many advantages to a reverse mortgage but also som...

How A Reverse Mortgage Can Help You And The Economy

For a large percentage of retirees who don't have substantial savings in superannuation or private funds, the pension alone will just not be enough to live on comfortable. In fact, a recent report by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operatio...

5 Simple Steps To Investing In Property With Your SMSF

Using your SMSF to purchase a property is a great way to diversify your superannuation income and make some tax savings as well. With the ability of your SMSF to borrow money for investing in property, you can increase the net worth of your fund q...

What Type Of Assets Can You Acquire With Your SMSF Using Borrowed Funds?

If you're considering using borrowed funds to assist with the acquiring of assets for your SMSF, there's a few things you need to know first. We'll discuss these in more detail so that you can be fully informed about what you can and can't do. ...

How Does An SMSF Property Loan Work?

Buying an investment property with your SMSF using borrowed funds can be quite a complicated procedure and there are certain rules which need to be followed to satisfy the borrowing requirements. We'll discuss these in more detail a little later b...

Reverse Mortgages – Pros And Cons To Consider

As our population ages and more and more people are heading into retirement, funding  a decent retirement lifestyle can become difficult, especially if all your wealth is tied up in your family home. For this reason, many retirees are now lo...