Noel Whittaker While bonds generally guarantee return of capital, you can still take a capital loss if inflation rises.
Caitlin Fitzsimmons Australian investors and super fund members should prepare for volatility.
John Collett The victory of the billionaire maverick Donald Trump to become 45th President of the United States may well lead to a period of political uncertainty.
John Collett The Australian sharemarket seesawed this week in response to the US presidential election, before leaving our tipsters generally better off as investors viewed a Trump presidency favourably.
Noel Whittaker The catalyst for the global financial crisis was US President Bill Clinton's idea that housing should be available to everybody.
Andrew Legget Australians love a punt but there are better ways to make money.
Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon The greatest wealth divide is between those just starting out, and their 35-plus, established selves. Beyond that, the growth in your bottom line is slow and steady.
James Cockington Can you still find anything in op shops that is worth more than what you paid for them?
James Cockington Oddities are now much in demand for the individual touch they bring to contemporary spaces.
Gaurav Sodhi Analysts don't get it. Now that the mining boom is over, the two big miners are much more profitable than they look.
Graham Witcomb We all get lucky investing from time to time. Here's how to know whether your results are from skill or luck.
George Cochrane Financial expert George Cochrane answers readers' questions.
Scott Phillips China hasn't had a hard landing, property keeps rising, and cash returns are low ... it's been an expensive time to be a defensive investor.
Catherine Robson The most likely way to become a financial winner is to make good quality growth investments and then get out of the way and let time do the work.
Scott Phillips Bank staff's remuneration is not aligned with their customers' success – only the banks'.
Mark Bouris You may have to take on a large debt to buy it, but the family home also becomes your biggest asset.
Scott Phillips The big bank CEOs seem contrite at the parliamentary inquiry, but the banks are probably safe from real consequences.
Scott Phillips The government was mocked for spending $1.3 million on Blue Poles in 1973. It's now worth $350 million. Was it a good investment?
Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon has a new column helping fight financial injustice.
Caitlin Fitzsimmons It's time to tune into the US election. You may not get a vote, but you can prepare - financially at least.