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.
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.
Greg Smith Collins Foods' KFC business now represents around 85 per cent of total income, and has performed strongly in the past financial year, despite rising labour rates.
David Potts You can ride the solar boom even if you rent, live in an apartment or in the shade.
David Potts Solar panels are landing on rooftops just as the Hills Hoist invaded backyards. If you're not solar-powered, you're not with it.
George Cochrane George Cochrane answers readers' questions, such as whether to register with Centrelink even if you're not entitled to any money.
David Potts If he dropped by one of this week's annual meetings, the Reserve Bank's Glenn Stevens would hear a different story to the official narrative.
David Potts When tins of organic baby formula are the hottest items going, it's another sign of how Australia is moving from a mining to a dining boom.
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Scott Phillips Why do people willingly restrict themselves to 2 per cent of the market when it comes to shares?
James Cockington When is a chair not a chair? When it's a design icon.
Catherine Robson As Candid Camera demonstrated during its 30 years on air, fear of being different can make us do some very stupid things, particularly when it comes to managing money.
Catherine Robson Transport strikes are frustrating but research suggests they can lead to productivity gains over time - and you can apply the same lessons to your personal finances.
Kate Cowling Home owners with a Westpac variable loan have been encouraged to shop around after a surprise rate rise that could add more than $20,000 to a 30-year loan.
John Collett Money checks the facts behind the attack on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull over his family investments in the Cayman Islands.
James Cockington Collectors could be more interested in old issues of Hugh Hefner's girlie magazine now that it has announced it will stop publishing pictures of fully naked women.
John Collett Leading forecaster BIS Shrapnel says property prices in Sydney and Melbourne will experience a "mild correction" during the next three years.
James Cockington Stamp collections can be worth serious money, such as Arthur Gray's collection of King George V stamps estimated to sell for up to $4 million.
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Scott Phillips At its best, investing is slow, somewhat boring - and potentially very profitable.
James Cockington Downsizing can be a profoundly therapeutic experience, and in some cases generate a considerable profit.
David Potts Where might you find some dazzling stocks for a dollar or less?