Choosing an Australian shares fund

Let’s say you’ve set up your self-managed super fund (SMSF) and made your initial asset allocation decisions. You’ve decided that a portion of your portfolio should be invested in Australian shares. You’ve also reasoned that you don’t have the time, knowledge or inclination to select and manage a portfolio of individual shares. The next question is: 'how you should go about getting your exposure to Australian shares?'. Low-cost options like exchange traded funds (such as Vanguard ASX 300 ETF (VAS) or SPDR ASX 200 ETF (STW)) are a sensible way to get at least some exposure, so look out...

Let’s say you’ve set up your self-managed super fund (SMSF) and made your initial asset allocation decisions. You’ve decided that a portion of your portfolio should be invested in Australian shares.

You’ve also reasoned that you don’t have the time, knowledge or inclination to select and manage a portfolio of individual shares. The next question is: 'how you should go about getting your exposure to Australian shares?'.

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