August 27, 2018

Retirement cost of living rises

The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia released the latest quarterly update of its Retirement Standard last week, reporting that retirees who want a comfortable retirement […]
August 27, 2018

Fees matter even more in retirement

Funds management fees have a bigger impact on financial outcomes in retirement than they do in the years before retirement, according to a new report. Vanguard […]
August 27, 2018

Rates to stay ‘accommodative’

The Reserve Bank has issued an inflation forecast for the next couple of years, saying it expects cost of living increases to be around 2.25 per […]
August 20, 2018

New rule makes trust splitting a CGT event

The Australian Taxation Office has released a draft determination (TD 2018/D3), ruling that splitting a trust may trigger a capital gains tax event. The ATO says […]
August 20, 2018

DNR focuses on reasonable valuations

Australian equity manager DNR Capital has reduced its exposure to growth stocks, including REA Group and Treasury Wine Estates, which it fears have become expensive. DNR […]