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How to maximise your super contributions in the Accumulation phase

Use our handy checklist to make the most of your super contributions while you're still at the accumulation phase.
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The best super strategies for Transition to Retirement accounts

Nearing retirement? Here's some strategies on how to optimise your super while it's in the Transition to Retirement phase.
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Tips and traps for super in the Pension phase

Prepare for the new superannuation reforms with our list of tips and traps for navigating the new rules and how to make the most of your super.
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Changes to super rules – what this means for your SMSF’s cash

Next financial year, big changes are on their way to super – with the tax-free nature of parts of the super system to be limited. The government has changed the way that superannuation pensions, and transition to retirement pensions (TRIPs), are treated. Read more


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Make the most of your SMSF cash allocation

From 1 July 2017, the amount of concessional (before-tax) contributions a person can make to their super in a year will be $25,000. However, people with less than $500,000 in their super accounts will be allowed to make catch-up concessional contributions from 1 July 2018.
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Treat your SMSF cash as an investment - and diversify it

Savvy SMSFs operate a savings account in addition to their cash management account, ensuring that all of their cash assets are working as hard as possible. The cash management account should hold cash for paying the costs of running the SMSF, with the remainder eg. monthly superannuation guarantee (SG) contributions held in the savings account. 
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7 Essential tax tips for SMSF trustees

Now that the proposed budget changes to superannuation have had time to sink in and with the end of the financial year fast approaching, SMSF trustees need to turn their attention to their funds leading up to 30 June. To ensure your money works its hardest for you, here are some strategies to consider.
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Super tips to reach self-employed retirement goals

Self-employment is an achievable Australian dream. According to the Independent Contractors of Australia, there were two million self-employed people in 2013, equating to just over 17 per cent of the workforce.
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How to buy a 1m property portfolio with your super

Did you know that since 2007, it’s been possible to put your super to good use by buying a property? And better yet, you can even borrow money from a bank to do it.
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