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.
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.
Gareth Hutchens The Dartboard still reigns. Richard Pritchard is still coming second. But they're the only contestants who remain in the black.
SUPER & FUNDS
John Collett Australian shares have outperformed the global market over the past century, but local investors still need more exposure to international shares.
Ben Hurley The rise of China's middle class makes long-term investment in China a good bet.
James Greenhalgh The first rule of sharemarket investing isn't to make money but not to lose it.
Catherine Robson Few films about finance make you laugh, are touching and leave you more informed than when you went in.
James Lennon Ardent Leisure's share price has experienced some headwinds recently due to market-wide falls.
Scott Phillips When designing your investment goals, you need to decide where you want to be, when, and with what level of volatility.
MIND OVER MONEY
Caitlin Fitzsimmons A new app is launching in Australia that will take a few cents here and a few dollars there and invest it in exchange traded funds on your behalf.
Clancy Yeates Landlords have long held the upper hand in the rental markets in Australia's biggest cities, but there are signs that power is receding in 2016.
John Collett Small investor activity in exchange traded funds (ETFs) indicates they are committing one of investing's cardinal sins.
James Cockington John Wolfe St Albans, of Adelaide, donated some amazing items to public museums during his lifetime, but still left behind a shipping container of fabulous treasures when he died.
Melissa Browne Are we destined not to change or can we salvage our goals made for 2016? The short answer is yes and no.
BOURIS ON MONEY
Mark Bouris Here we go again. Another year, another series of stories about world markets, Chinese economic growth and the ASX.
Scott Phillips The first in our new series for beginner investors, from Scott Phillips at The Motley Fool.
John Collett Education costs are rising faster than inflation, so if you want choices about schools for your children, you need to plan ahead.
MIND OVER MONEY
Caitlin Fitzsimmons Mind Over Money | If your goal is to buy a home, you need a strategy for how to deal with auctions.
THE HONEST BROKER
Marcus Padley After the worst start to the sharemarket year in living memory the obvious subject is whether we are about to see some sort of calamitous collapse in world markets.