Potts Spot Our banks are feeling the pain of the debt problems of Italy and Greece and so will you.
Investors are constantly urged to have some exposure to shares listed on the stock exchanges in the fastest-growing parts of the globe.
Profile These are the guys big retailers like Harvey Norman, David Jones and Myer love to hate.
Peter Cerexhe And so the cash rate fell on Melbourne Cup day. Summer is fast approaching, the great race was exciting and, after a year of interest rate stasis, the gates opened at last for the Cup and the cut.
Lesley Parker Mining boom or not, someone must want the nearly $1 million sitting unclaimed in a dormant bank account with the address given as the Perth suburb of Carlisle - a mid-priced but up-and-coming area...
Samantha Hutchinson David Whitehill's first job was as a Mr Toys Toysworld retail assistant, making $10 an hour.
When you're up for $150,000 in fees and extras for a child's private-school education, it'd be nice to know it's a good investment.
I Can Do That The strategy To protect myself from online investment scams.
Annette Sampson Looking for somewhere safe to stash some cash? Then a good pair of reading spectacles or magnifying glass should be the first thing you reach for.
Celebrity Chat Heli-skiing was this reporter's biggest splurge.
Profile Despite the gloom and doom in the US and Europe, plus ongoing housing affordability issues in Australia, Ellie Comerford believes the local residential property market is looking fairly healthy.
Annette Sampson Wild market conditions are prompting many to rethink the traditional idea of diversification.
Barbara Drury The latest property values in Australian capital cities make headlines that are discussed around dinner tables and barbecues around the nation.
Barbara Drury Buying a family home or investment property is a significant financial commitment, so it makes sense to share the burden with some form of joint ownership.
Collect The joy of collecting is inevitably opposed by the trauma of eventually getting rid of the stuff.
Lesley Parker Discounts on ''package'' home loans have topped 1 per cent for the first time and such products have made a strong showing in Canstar Cannex's latest mortgage survey.
Hot Stock Perth-based Ausdrill continues to have the bit between its teeth.
Many years before becoming chief executive officer of Intelligent Investor's sister publication Walnut Report, I worked deep in the bowels of the finance industry.
Penny Pryor Investing consistently over the long term is a better plan for doing well out of the sharemarket than guessing when to buy and sell.
Thanks to new legislation, shareholders now have a mechanism to punish the executives of companies they believe are paying themselves excessive remuneration, writes David Potts.