Xpress Super links up with Bitcoin Trader to offer new cryptocurrency services

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SMSF clients now have access to a range of new options for portfolio diversification, thanks to a recent alliance between specialist, low-cost SMSF administrator Xpress Super and cryptocurrency brokerage Bitcoin Trader. The exciting new partnership will allow Xpress Super to expand its range of services, offering investment options in the revolutionary new asset class in […]

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SuperGuardian named Service Provider of the Year

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SuperGuardian, Australia’s most innovative specialist administrator for self-managed super funds, was named “SMSF Administrator of the Year, Advisor and Trustee” at the CoreData Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF) Service Provider Awards ceremony held last night in Sydney. The award, rated by SMSF trustees and SMSF-advising financial planners and accountants and presented by Self-Managed Super Magazine, recognised […]

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Xpress Super’s growth has it in the fast lane

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The low-cost SMSF administrator, Xpress Super, enjoyed 100% organic growth in the 2016-17 financial year, highlighting the growing demand by SMSF trustees to minimise their funds’ administrative fees. Xpress Super is part of the SuperGuardian administration group that saw an overall growth of nearly 25 per cent in its client base in the 2016-17 financial […]

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Xpress Super and RateSetter announce integration to boost SMSF access to peer-to-peer lending

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RateSetter, Australia’s largest retail peer-to-peer lender, has announced a partnership with innovative self-managed super fund (SMSF) administration provider, Xpress Super. The integration provides investors with direct access to their RateSetter account on the Xpress Super platform, making it easier for SMSF investors to earn attractive returns by lending to creditworthy borrowers via RateSetter’s award-winning platform. […]

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SMSF administrators have bright future

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The likelihood of SMSF administrators being made redundant by technology is as likely as Donald Trump not tweeting, says Olivia Long, the Chief Executive Officer of the SMSF administrators  SuperGuardian and Xpress Super. “Automation will continue to create significant efficiencies into the future, but the notion that it can and will take our role is […]

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Election result sends message to politicians – keep your hands off super

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The election result has sent a clear message to all political parties – keep changing superannuation policy at your electoral peril, says Olivia Long, CEO of SMSF administrators Xpress Super and SuperGuardian. “Although it was the Coalition Government that felt a backlash from voters in the wake of the Budget measures around superannuation that caused […]

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Changes to accountancy rules has ‘upside’ for SMSFs

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Suggestions that new entry and licensing requirements for SMSF auditors and accountants from 1 July would see many SMSF trustees wind up their funds because of rising costs are far-fetched, says Olivia Long, chief executive officer of the SMSF administrators Xpress Super and SuperGuardian. “Scale administration businesses can absorb licencing costs and additional workload. It […]

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SMSF administration firms have a ‘healthy future’

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Arguments that the margins of large SMSF administration firms “may take a significant hit” as more trustees do their own accounting, or opt for traditional accountancy services, have been dismissed as “nonsense” by Olivia Long, chief executive officer of the SMSF administrators Xpress Super and SuperGuardian. “Every time I hear these arguments my blood boils. […]

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Technology not the end all solution for SMSF administration

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There are significant misconceptions in the market about the role of SMSF accountants and administrators in the superannuation sector, says Olivia Long, CEO of the SMSF administrator platforms SuperGuardian/Xpress Super. “Technology still has a long way to go before it can put pressure on the pricing for the services provided by accountants and administrators on […]

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Government’s FSI response gives SMSF sector the thumbs up

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The Federal Government’s response to the Financial System Inquiry (FSI) report is a strong endorsement of the SMSF sector, says Olivia Long, CEO of the SMSF administrators Xpress Super and SuperGuardian. “The simple fact that the only full recommendation made by the FSI that was rejected out of hand by the Government – to ban […]

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