When starting retirement phase pension accounts, SMSF professionals and their clients should think carefully about how it might impact the amount of death benefit pension that their children will be able to receive.

Australian executor trustees senior technical manager Julie Steed said that, when discussing pensions and estate planning with clients, it’s very important to think about what money will be leaving the super system.

To find out more read the article recently published in SMSFAdviser authored by Julie Steed, AET’s Senior Technical Services Manager.