STARTING YOUNG

The rise of the Gen Y share investor

Barbara Drury   Tech-savvy young investors are tapping into the share market.

How it feels to get burned on the stockmarket

David Wilson   The tumult on the share markets this week is a reminder to all investors of just how treacherous trading can be.

Why stamp duty is good for us

Top 200 stocks and best rates

Money's weekly Morningstar tables

Features

QUIRKY INVESMENTS

Spot the star and bring art home

James Cockington   A huge collection of indigenous art is coming up for auction. It includes 30 paintings by Emily Kam Kngwarray.

THE 'HONEST' BROKER

It wasn’t a crisis, just a correction

Marcus Padley   Last week’s market maelstrom was about growth assumptions being downgraded, nothing worse.

HER MONEY

Risky behaviour can be rewarding

Sally Patten   There are varying degrees of financial risk. The way you look at it depends on the time frame.

ASK NOEL

Can we put our home in children's names?

What do you think of our plan to sell our home, buy a unit and then rent it from the kids?

GETTING AHEAD

Funds hoping to be all things to all members

Sally Patten   Superannuation funds are increasingly acting as one-stop retirement savings/financial advice shops.

SNAP 'EM UP

Plenty of bargains for savvy investors

John Collett   Share bargains are there for the taking among the big, good quality Australian-listed companies, analysts say.

INSIGHT

Working stronger, for longer

Clancy Yeates   A few extra years in the workforce – including in part-time work – can boost incomes in retirement significantly.

TIP OF THE WEEK

Family trusts mix well with SMSFs

Michael Hutton   If used together they can often prove very beneficial in maximising wealth creation and wealth preservation.

ASSETT CHECK

The house party may be over

Market slides are bad, but a more important concern for many investors is the impact of the APRA crackdown on lending to property investors.

Columns

THE MOTLEY FOOL

What to do in a market gone mad

Scott Phillips   What is an investor to make of all the recent kerfuffle - and what on earth should you be doing?

UNDER THE RADAR

Small Caps standing tall amid market mayhem

Richard Hemming   Despite the general market turmoil, some smaller stocks are performing well.

PROPERTY INVESTING

Is an SMSF property investment worth it?

Richard Livingston    If you're going to play in this space it's important that you understand the rules, what needs to go right and what could potentially go wrong.

THE MOTLEY FOOL

Why stamp duty is good for us

Scott Phillips   No one likes it but it acts as a useful handbrake for out-of-control property speculation.

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Q & A: Ask an Expert

Where's the best place to put our money?

Noel Whittaker   We want to sell a property - what's the best thing to do with the proceeds?

What's the secret of salary sacrifice?

Noel Whittaker   Reader unsure about whether super contributions should be paid with pre- or post-tax dollars.

How can I get better rates for family trust?

Get advice if you want to move trust money around.

What are the rules on lump sums?

Noel Whittaker   What happens when you hit 65 if you've taken out your super at 60?