David Potts Buying property used to be a sure profit-making enterprise, but economies are a-changing.
David Potts If the banks can dispense ever bigger dividends when the economy is slowing, imagine what they could do when it picks up.
THE 'HONEST' BROKER
Marcus Padley Europe's money printing may not do much for Europe's economy but could be better news for the lowly Australian investor.
David Potts Should you increase your mortgage repayments, or shunt the savings into super?
John Collett The big four banks, Telstra and Wesfarmers are all the rage, but are these companies being loved too much?
John Collett If the Reserve Bank cuts interest rates on Tuesday, savers and those living off their savings may need to reconsider their investment options.
David Potts Most shares are dragging their heels but since late last year gold miners have been going like the clappers.
James Cockington Prices for rare cinema posters have soared over the past decade, with collectors particularly attracted by gaudy horror and sci-fi.
THE MOTLEY FOOL
Scott Phillips As sure as night follows day, busts have followed booms since time immemorial. So are you ready for the next recession?
NUMBERS YOU NEED
John Collett 5.3 per cent
Sally Patten If the going gets rough, investors should remember one of the key lessons from the GFC.
THE 'HONEST' BROKER
Marcus Padley The great thing about the stock market at the end of the year is that you can look back and see everything that you should have known.
David Potts With bonds offering ultra low and even negative yields dividend paying shares are more attractive to investors. Indispensable even.
David Potts Thinking of buying a beach shack or a hideaway in the hills? Take a breath – you could end up with a whole heap of hassle.
Kate Jones There are holiday properties for less than $200,000. It’s just a matter of scouting them out.
UNDER THE RADAR
Richard Hemming With the gold price rebounding from its lows and the dollar weaker, smaller gold producers are running hot.
James Cockington What sells and what doesn't remains a mystery that tantalises even the auction experts.