David Potts Real Estate Investment Trusts beat home ownership for a hassle-free and healthy return.
David Potts With low interest rates property prices jumped 10 per cent last year. That growth is slowing, but should you stay waiting on the sidelines?
Greg Smith Ardent's Fitness First purchase makes the group even more attractive.
Nathan Bell This is a business under threat as more companies are linked to the network by competitors’ fibre.
Richard Livingston Diversification is about minimising the impact of luck and improving the odds of getting an outcome closer to what you expect.
David Potts With a fall in the dollar expected, the US and Europe are the places to invest.
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Marcus Padley We need something new to talk about because the current offering is hard to sell.
Melissa Browne The financial reward of your own business is worth considering when deciding how to grow your money.
Clancy Yeates As the typical house price rises, so does the number of debt-laden landlords.
Noel Whittaker We own a townhouse, which is rented at $450 a week. We're off to Europe for 12 months - what are our tax obligations?
David Potts All that warm weather in May seems to have perked up property prices, but a chill is descending in more ways than one.
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Noel Whittaker How can we turn $30,000 into more than $150,000 within 18 to 20 years to pay for our child's university?
Nathan Bell Four filters to help you spot mining services stocks with potential.
WHERE TO INVEST
You didn't need the budget to tell you that you are on your own, although a reminder every now and then never goes astray.
Melissa Browne Buy a new place, and rent out the old one? Make sure it is a financially sound move.
UNDER THE RADAR
Richard Hemming Investors are piling into small cap stocks that are catering for those retiring or looking for a low entry point into the property market.
Rod Myer The listed property sector gives private investors the chance to get exposure to commercial, industrial and retail sectors of the property market.
David Potts It'll be a good six months before the RBA even thinks about lifting interest rates. And while cheap mortgages are propping up property prices, don't expect great wonders from here on.
With lower rental yields and rising vacancy rates, analysts are warning investors to tread carefully, writes John Collett.