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Wanted: Post-retirement advice for SMSFs

July 2019 Written by Robin Bowerman, Head of Corporate Affairs at Vanguard/Board Director of the SMSF Association Self-managed super funds (SMSFs) have increasing unmet needs for advice about having a regular retirement income, investing in retirement and estate planning. The 2019 Vanguard/Investment Trends SMSF Report estimates that 145,000 SMSFs have unmet needs for advice on post-retirement planning…

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The right way to use transition to retirement schemes

July 2019Opinion piece written by John Maroney, CEO, SMSF Association Published in the Financial Review on 19 July 2019 Given the beginning of the new financial year is approaching, many are considering starting or continuing pensions. This also means, it is timely to take a look at transition to retirement income stream options. These streams…

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EOFY: A time to review, rebalance and recommit

July 2019 Written by Robin Bowerman, Head of Corporate Affairs at Vanguard Australia/Board Director of the SMSF Association Memories of June growing up in Tasmania are of bleak days, frost-covered windscreens, icy football fields and the strong desire to hibernate. But perspectives change – slowly in this case – over time. June in Tasmania is…