Property

MOBILE APPS

Monitoring your portfolio while on the go

Alexandra Cain A major shift is happening in online share trading, with investors increasingly using a mobile device to access their online share trading account.

PRIME MEDIA GROUP

TV stock worth a look

Prime Media Group.

Hot Stock Prime Media is leveraged to the programming strength of Seven, the number-one rated TV broadcaster in Australia

GETTING STARTED

Low bond yields bolster sharemarket

David Potts Whenever the sharemarket wobbles, remember the best way to cope is by checking out interest rates.

CELEBRITY COLLECTION

Gone Gaga for star signings

Michael Jackson.

Quirky Investments Tim Fredman's impressive collection of celebrity memorabilia is about to go under the hammer.

UNDER THE RADAR

Could Onthehouse provide a tasty morsel for REA?

Onthehouse.

Richard Hemming We don’t like Onthehouse because we think it makes sense for REA to buy it. We like it because it’s cheap.

SHARES RACE

Buy-and-hold strategy wins; all eyes now on US interest rates

David Potts A stumble at the finish line as the market held its breath over Wall Street wasn't enough to stop Money's me from winning the four-week round of our shares race.

ASK NOEL

Investing to pay for university

Illustration: Michael Mucci.

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?

PROPERTY

Head over heart the best tip

Melissa Browne Buy a new place, and rent out the old one? Make sure it is a financially sound move.

UNDER THE RADAR

Big returns in low-cost retirement and housing

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.

QUIRKY INVESTMENTS

Just the ticket for a fan

James Cockington Two of the rarest items of Australian sporting memorabilia are being auctioned this week.

INTELLIGENT INVESTOR

Digging for bargains in the rubble

Nathan Bell Four filters to help you spot mining services stocks with potential.

GETTING STARTED

Weighing a bubble against a slump

David Potts

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.

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INTELLIGENT INVESTOR

Fivefold growth for Dick Smith doesn't stack up

Dick Smith.

Nathan Bell If Anchorage Capital successfully floats Dick Smith for $520m, its investment will have increased by five times in a year.

BUBBLES

Investors piling into Hong Kong taxis

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Emma Bi and Sheridan Prasso With Hong Kong's sharemarket and property market flagging, investors are pouring their money into taxi licences, fueling talk of a bubble.

GETTING STARTED

Study big picture not bottom line

Gareth Hutchens What is the state of Australian employment? Not that great, but it's not that bad either.

FURTHER AFIELD

Offshore paydays loom in bourse boom

Katherine Jimenez Offshore stocks have provided Aussie investors with some of the strongest returns seen in years - a trend that's set to continue in 2014

QUIRKY INVESTMENTS

Beauty from the sea

James Cockington Beach shack chic is going mainstream with artists such as James Edwards finding a strong market for their work.

ASK NOEL

Bigger lump sum or decent pension?

Noel Whittaker What's the best pension plan with a big mortgage but a bad history of handling lump sums?

Retail

Why Harvey Norman has run out of steam

Gerry Harvey.

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.

EDUCATION

Make school costs feasy peasy

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.