Borrowing To Invest Category - Watkins Financial Services

Many young professional couples have the repayment capacity but not the saving capacity to buy their first home. If parents or grandparents can help them get the deposit they may be able to move into a purchase decision. According to Mortgage Choice’s 2016 AContinue Reading...

SMSF Trustees who have established a limited Recourse Borrowing Arrangement(LRBA) with a loan from a related party should ensure the terms of the loan are made on an arms-length basis by 30 June 2016. Where the terms of the loan and the ongoing operation of tContinue Reading...

1. Take an interest Most people under the age of 40 don’t take an active interest in their superannuation as they cannot touch it for a number of years. Therefore majority of people have their money invested in default superannuation options and have no ideaContinue Reading...

On 17 November 2014, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) confirmed their stance that superannuation funds are unable to use cross-insurance arrangements. These types of strategies may have been used when trustees of a Self Managed Super Fund (SMSF) purchased Continue Reading...

Dividends are great for investors as decent dividends auger well for earnings growth, they provide a degree of security in uncertain and volatile times, they are likely to compromise a relatively high proportion of returns going forward and they provide a relaContinue Reading...

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