Many people have a tendency to focus on what they are taking home each month but not what is happening with their super. A significant portion of your earned money goes to super, and how that is invested makes a huge difference to you and your retirement.
There is over 300 superannuation funds in Australia from your industry super, corporate super, public sector and retail superannuation funds.
Foundation Wealth Planners (FWP) will manage your financial resources to make sure you are with the right superannuation fund. No matter what stage you are in your life FWP can assist you in pursuing your ideal retirement.
Are you thinking about a self managed super fund or SMSF? Running your own super fund can be complicated, expensive, time consuming and in some cases detrimental to your long term financial well being. With the right advice it needn't be.
FWP has some answers to some of the common questions. Our role is to assist you as a fund trustee to make smart decisions with your super and assist you in the ongoing role you perform as a trustee.
An SMSF is a self managed super fund, which allows you to manage your own retirement savings.
Things to consider
Do you have enough time, knowledge and skills to manage your own super an meet your legal and other obligations.
Do you need the additional benefits an SMSF can provide?
Do you have enough super to make an SMSF cost-effective?
More investment control
More investment choice
One fund for the family
Ability to borrow to make larger investments
Potential tax savings
Greater estate planning certainty and flexibility
Choose a trustee structure
Obtain a trust deed
Sign trustee declarations
Register with the ATO
Open a bank account
Record members’ TFNs
Prepare an investment strategy
Accept contributions and rollovers
Plan for the future
We can offer guidance and help if you need it.
Is an SMSF right for you or your family?
Getting the set-up right.
Ensuring compliance with investment, insurance and ongoing obligations.
Making the most of your SMSF.
Understanding alternative investments.
Estate planning considerations.
Belinda Tink is an SPAA accredited SMSF Specialist Adviser™. This gives you peace of mind to ensure you will be given the appropriate guidance in regards to your SMSF.