FAQ: I am 45 and have just lost my job. Can I access my super to see me through until I find another job?
It is common for people to start looking at their superannuation balances when under financial stress, however, although it is your personal superannuation account, it is generally difficult to withdraw any benefits until retirement.
Yes, you are able to transfer your BHP shares into your SMSF as long as they are transferred at market value. Although SMSF trustees are generally prohibited from buying assets from members or related parties; an exception exists where trustees acquire listed securities at market value.