Month: September 2016

Investing in someone else’s property development

If you’re interested in making money through property development, you don’t have to jump straight in with your own project; another option is to use your capital to finance a development as an investor. As Peter Hutchinson, Founder of Master Capital Group explains, this is a route taken by many who have the equity but …

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Why SMSFs must be operated with vigilance

There are two main types of transaction when it comes to a self-managed super fund (SMSF): a contribution, where a member deposits money into their fund’s bank account; and a superannuation benefit, where cash is paid from an SMSF’s bank account to a member. It seems clear-cut, but there are legal grey areas where contributions …

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The obstacles faced by modern investors

You’d be forgiven for thinking that the biggest threats to investment savings today were volatile markets and anaemic growth rates. Although these factors can’t be overlooked, there is still a healthy market out there for the right investor. But it seems to be investors themselves who, through lack of planning and understanding, are letting their …

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