James Cockington Mid-century collectables have been doing extremely well at auction over the past decade.
UNDER THE RADAR
Richard Hemming Online competitor Onthehouse is attracting 'eyeballs', because it offers data on properties which aren't listed.
Greg Smith Given the healthy outlook for growth and a fully franked dividend, Collins Foods is well worth looking at.
James Cockington Kevin Power has a new passion - the pottery of Tasmanian master cratsman John Campbell.
Daryl Dixon While the hunt for yield has definitely boosted share prices, the prospects for investors remain good.
James Cockington If fine art sales are an economic barometer, then good times may be ahead.
Stephen Crafti Unlike fine crystal brought out for special occasions, art glass is made by hand and displayed like fine art.
James Cockington The precious metal is being increasingly seen as more than gold's poor relation.
James Cockington At 99, Dr Bill Cammack has decided to sell the hundreds of artworks he and his wife collected over more than 60 years.
Nathan Bell Above the float price, there's already a good argument to take profits and get out.
James Cockington Vintage clothing, especially haute couture, is now collected in the same way as fine art, and investors are tentatively entering the scene.
David Potts Chasing bank dividends has been a strategy that has paid in spades.
Mark Bouris When it comes to finance, divide your attention between what you can and can't control.
Quirky Investments There's been a noticeable decline in people using self-managed super to splurge on art works and antiques.
John Addis Advisory websites sell self-managed super funds as tax benefit nirvana, offering the chance to ''boost your returns''.
Richard Livingston Forget the banks: there's one sure-fire way to get poor financial advice.
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.
David Potts From feather duster last time, yours truly is rooster in the first week of our new four-week shares race.
Stephen Crafti Rising property prices are leaving many people opting for apartments - some barely bigger than hotel rooms.
Nathan Bell Bank investors facing a stark reality: either Chinese banks are a bargain or Australian bank shareholders need to prepare for tougher times.