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Marcus Padley It is not one or the other when weighing up the benefits of either share or property investments.
David Potts The 5 per cent drop in the dollar in a fortnight is good news for nearly all of us.
David Potts It's usually investors and foreigners taking turns as the housing bogyman but lately they've teamed up.
John Collett They may be less risky than before the financial crisis, but listed property trusts are vulnerable to rises in interest rates.
Kate Jones When financial adviser Amanda Cassar's clients began seeking advice about property investment through self-managed superannuation funds she wanted to know what all the fuss was about.
Peter Martin and Gareth Hutchens Australians are ditching banks and ploughing their savings into real estate and shares.
It could be the opportunity of a lifetime. Certainly a lot of people think so as they take advantage of the high Australian dollar by picking up bargain properties in the US or Britain.
Philip Hopkins PROPERTY sentiment in Victoria has turned sour and is the second worst in the country.
David Potts Home prices will halve over the next few years, says the only forecaster to have predicted both the record sharemarket run to 2007 as well as the subsequent GFC. And that was in 1993.
Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon THE champagne tasted a little sweeter this Melbourne Cup, thanks to the Reserve Bank's line-ball decision to reduce interest rates.
Penny Pryor Project engineer Emma Challands would like to be in a position to retire before 40.
Chris Zappone SLUMPING home prices and persistently poor housing affordability helped lift quarterly rent yields for the first time in nine months, raising hopes for an improved real estate market this year.
Carolyn Cummins The virtues of investing directly into property by asset acquisitions or indirectly through real estate investment trusts have been brought to the fore.
The fallout from overseas tempests mean values here aren't going anywhere fast, writes David Potts.
Daryl Dixon Despite historic low interest rates, super funds and investors generally have fared well in 2016.
Catherine Robson There is little doubt that fostering financial literacy in young people leads to more confident decision making in adulthood which in turn leads to lower stress and better outcomes.
Scott Phillips Complacent investors may feel the pain.
Catherine Robson How would you feel if you had set yourself a huge goal and not only achieved it, but smashed it, doing twice as well as you had planned?
Bina Brown Don't let the sales hype and glossy marketing blind you to the financial reality of buying into a retirement village.