Clancy Yeates If you're comparing different asset classes, shares have one significant advantage at the moment: the dividends.
David Potts Always one for jumping ahead of itself, the market has decided interest rates will rise next year.
James Cockington Rare violins, gold, stamps and coins are seen as safe investments but banknotes are yet to join this blue-chip category.
Noel Whittaker I would like to contribute more than the $25,000 limit into my super account. Is there a way to do it?
BUBBLE TO POP?
John Collett We should brace ourselves for a spectacular collapse in home prices, an American economist claims.
Mark Bouris With low interest rates forcing competition among lenders, price is not the only factor.
David Potts Australia's major banks are leading charmed lives, especially their shareholders.
Stephen Crafti Where some people look at an unfashionable house and shudder, others see potential.
Melissa Browne Let me share my tips for safely navigating the treacherous waters of the property market.
David Potts Property prices are carrying on regardless but it's a moot point whether they're creating more confidence or are a product of it.
Noel Whittaker We are hoping to move my mother into our granny flat and sell her house. Will her pension be affected?
THE FIRST XI
David Potts If you pick a portfolio like a cricket side, look past one-dayers, and think of the Test.
Nathan Bell This may sound like value investing heresy - I recommend you sell Harvey Norman, largely because it has a strong balance sheet and an owner manager.
John Collett It's that time of year again, when the children return to school and - for fee-paying students - their parents learn how much they'll be expected to cough up for the privilege.
Emily Chantiri It is never too early to start investing, but one strategy does not suit all.
John Collett Investors' love of Australian shares means they miss out on some overseas opportunities.
Katherine Jimenez There could be some golden opportunities this reporting season, with housing-related stocks and foreign currency earners expected to be the big performers.
John Collett Half-yearly results, due this month, will indicate how share investors are likely to fare for the rest of the year.
Brendan Swift Australian investors are sitting pretty as the calendar year draws to a close, thanks to stellar returns from residential property and equities.
THE 'HONEST' BROKER
Marcus Padley Here, condensed into a few easy-to-digest dot points, is all you need to know about the sharemarket.