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SMSF Investor Hub

Explore insights and strategies to help you make the most of your self managed super fund (SMSF).

Westpac and BT - helping you through your financial life

As part of Westpac Group and one of Australia's leading wealth experts, BT has been helping Australians build and protect their wealth since 1969.

Strategies for running your SMSF

US China trade war – where to next?

As the US China trade dispute continues, we take a look at the triggers for the tensions, what happens after the ceasefire and the implications for Australia’s economy now that negotiations have commenced.

Investment concentration risks in a typical SMSF portfolio

Pendal*, one of BT’s key strategic partners analyses the ATO’s finding that the average SMSF investor is biased towards domestic investments, presenting some level of risk.


Investing in Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

ETFs have attracted significant inflows and proven popular with investors.  Learn about the various methods to make the most of ETFs in a diversified portfolio.

How to make great SMSF investment decisions

Arguably a vital ingredient to successful investing over the longer term is knowing yourself – and specifically knowing the mental traps you may fall into when making investment decisions.

Importance of a sound SMSF investment strategy

Having the right investment strategy will likely include consideration of your trustee responsivities and obligations.


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Check your SMSF investment strategy

It’s important to review your investment strategy regularly. BT can help you explore:


  • Is your SMSF strategy still right?
  • How are other SMSFs investing?
  • What are the latest SMSF investment insights?

Open up your investment options with BT SMSF

  • Access to Australian shares, ETFs, term deposits, managed funds and more
  • See how you’re performing with portfolio tracking and tax reporting
  • Option to add extra services for SMSF establishment or tax and audit
  • Dedicated SMSF consultants and support team for when you need help
  • Suitable for new or established SMSFs
Things you should know

The information on this webpage about Panorama products and services has been prepared by BT Portfolio Services Ltd ABN 73 095 055 208 AFSL 233715 (BTPS) and is current as at October 2018. The information provided is general in nature and does not take into account your personal objectives, financial situation or needs and so you should consider its appropriateness having regard to these factors before acting on it and read the disclosure documents, including the terms and conditions or Product Disclosure Statement, before making any decision. All examples and images are for illustrative purposes only. Your portfolio value and performance are likely to be different and will depend on the investment options you have selected and the time period over which you are invested in those options. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

BT Portfolio Services Ltd ABN 73 095 055 208 AFSL 233715 (BTPS) operates Panorama Investments. Westpac Financial Services Ltd ABN 20 000 241 127 AFSL 233716 (WFSL) is the responsible entity and issuer of interests in BT Managed Portfolios. Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 AFSL and Australian credit licence 233714 (Westpac) is the issuer of the BT Cash Management Account (BT CMA). Together, these products are referred to as the Panorama products.

A Product Disclosure Statement or other disclosure document (PDS) for the Panorama products can be obtained by contacting us on 1800 622 910 or by visiting You should obtain and consider the relevant PDS before deciding whether to acquire, continue to hold or dispose of interests in the Panorama products. In addition, BTPS is the provider of the Panorama SMSF Establishment Service and the Panorama SMSF Administration Service. The Guide and Terms and Conditions for these services are available on or by calling 1800 622 910.

BTPS and WFSL are subsidiaries of Westpac. Apart from any interest investors may have in Westpac term deposits, Westpac securities and BT CMA acquired through the Panorama products, an investment acquired using the Panorama products is not an investment in, deposit with or any other liability of Westpac or any other company in the Westpac Group. These investments are subject to investment risk, including possible delays in repayment of withdrawal proceeds and loss of income and principal invested. Westpac and its related entities do not stand behind or otherwise guarantee the capital value or investment performance of any investments acquired through the Panorama products.