Peter Martin and Gareth Hutchens Australians are ditching banks and ploughing their savings into real estate and shares.
Mark Bouris Economies come down to households having confidence to commit to property purchases.
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.
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.
Melissa Browne The average tax return is just more than $3000 but it's often frittered away.
Noel Whittaker The pending changes to superannuation could force people to think outside the box and end up much better off by doing so.
James Cockington Melbourne auctioneer Christian McCann is not a noted harp player but has become the go-to-man if you want to buy or sell one.
Scott Phillips Investors should take more than just a passing interest in our banks this reporting season.
Scott Phillips Spinning the company results may result in a short-term gain for investors, but substance is what matters in the longer term.
Catherine Robson Many assume doctors are rich. But in many ways they face more headwinds than most.
James Cockington Van Cleef & Arpels' menagerie series was aimed at a younger market when it was released - and now it's come of age.
John Collett If changes to the listing rules proposed by the Australian Securities Exchange go through, small private investors may be locked out of sharemarket floats.
John Collett Investors who invest ethically are helping their hip-pocket as well as the planet. And it's catching on. What used to be on the fringes of investing is moving mainstream.
Scott Phillips Lower rates are wonderful for borrowers, of course, but they're a huge headache for those living from their investments, or those who are pursuing a strategy of reinvesting that income to increase...