One of the main benefits of running your own SMSF is the ability to choose from a range of investments to help build your retirement fund. As an SMSF trustee, enjoy access to a great range of investment options.
SMSF Cash Hub
An SMSF must have a cash account in order to receive any deposits and pay any expenses.
Xpress Super has embedded the CBA Accelerator cash account into our business model. All cash activity within the SMSF should be directed via this sole cash account or additional fees apply.
As part of the establishment or transfer to Xpress Super we will prepare all the necessary paperwork to establish the CBA Accelerator Cash account for you.
Xpress Super pride ourselves on being a paperless office and due to the data feeds we receive from CBA into our software, you are not required to forward any bank statements from us.
Our auditor relies on the data feeds we receive from our service providers.
Xpress Super holds no access over the cash account for your SMSF.
Trade the ASX with CommSec or Macquarie Online Trading, 2 of Australia’s leading providers!
We have carefully selected CommSec and Macquarie as our preferred providers due to the exceptional client service and interfaces they employ, along with the quality data feeds provided to Xpress Super.
By utilizing CommSec or Macquarie for online trading, Xpress Super can automate and streamline processes and gain efficiencies that are central to our low cost model. These great savings are passed on through our low administration fees.
Xpress Super can facilitate a bank or share trading account application with either provider, giving you more time to focus on the investments.
Xpress Super is excited to offer Peer-Peer-Lending under our platform and have partnered with Plenti. With more lenders than any other platform, Plenti is one of Australia’s leading peer-to-peer lenders. They connect investors who want a better return on their money with creditworthy Australian-resident borrowers who want a simple, competitive loan.
Traditionally, investing in consumer and small business credit has been an option only available to a privileged few, including large wholesale investors and the banks.
By connecting investors and creditworthy borrowers directly, Plenti provides retail and SMSF investors a new option to access this attractive, established asset class. Strong, stable returns – Generate strong, stable cash returns by investing in loans to creditworthy borrowers.
Clients of Xpress Super are welcome to invest in Term Deposits.
We have partnered with Australian Money Market as our Term Deposit provider. You can see all your term deposits in one place and optimise returns on every rollover. This platform allows you to manage your term deposit investments when it’s convenient for you.
We will prepare the account opening forms as part of the welcome pack provided to you.
From your instruction, funds will move directly between banks via the Australian Money Market portal and will always remain in the SMSF account name.
Property (Commercial or Residential Property in Australia)
(with or without borrowing)
Property is quickly becoming a popular investment for SMSF Trustees and one which is permitted on the Xpress Super service.
If you are looking to borrow to fund the property purchase, we suggest you discuss this with a lender who will indicate whether you are eligible. We can prepare the Limited Recourse Borrowing Arrangement documentation but any loan documentation will need to be provided by the lender. For further information on borrowing to acquire property, check out our fact sheet.
There are 2 ways a fund can hold precious metals such as gold and silver under the Xpress Super platform.
- Exchange Traded Fund (ETF’s);
- Gold or Silver Bars.
For further information precious metal, check out our fact sheet.