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.
Marcus Padley Try getting your personal financial issues sorted by a 20-year-old at a call centre - then you'll see why you're paying $19.95 a trade.
David Potts From feather duster last time, yours truly is rooster in the first week of our new four-week shares race.
Nathan Bell Bank investors facing a stark reality: either Chinese banks are a bargain or Australian bank shareholders need to prepare for tougher times.
Where will money be made in the longer term? David Potts tells all.
Noel Whittaker I want to sell some shares. Should I buy more, or pay off the mortgage?
John Collett Following a challenging couple of years, major insurers IAG, Suncorp and QBE are now showing signs of strength.
UNDER THE RADAR
Richard Hemming What are the big themes that are likely to affect little companies next year?
David Potts Lost in the fact that economists have been cutting their forecasts for next year is that they still expect growth to improve.
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.
Richard Livingston It makes sense to control your own super fund if you limit your costs to 1 per cent.
Andrew Tangel and Chris O'Brien Though still far from the mainstream and too complex for the average consumer, Bitcoin has grown well past its roots as the plaything of anarchists and hackers.
Richard Evans The bad habits you need to kick and the good ones you need to acquire for your finances to flourish in the New Year.
Jasper Copping If you are an art enthusiast tempted to splash out on an apparent bargain, you might want to think again.
Ben Martin For those investors able to afford them, classic cars and watches, rather than traditional stock markets, are where the most impressive returns can be found.
Noel Whittaker I'm 26, with $150,000 in savings. Property in Budapest is cheap but would buying there be a good way to use my money?
FOLLOW THE MONEY
Katherine Jimenez Like many high net worth investors, Gerry Harvey is looking to move beyond the 'safe stuff'.