David Potts If the banks can dispense ever bigger dividends when the economy is slowing, imagine what they could do when it picks up.
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?
James Cockington What sells and what doesn't remains a mystery that tantalises even the auction experts.
Kate Jones There's a number of paths to success in property investing. But which will bring the biggest rewards?
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.
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Scott Phillips It's time to forget your bad old habits and start living your financial life more healthily. Here's how.
Richard Livingston Often regarded as the world's most successful investor, Warren Buffett says the first rule of making money is never to lose money.
Stephen Crafti They were made to amuse children but many adults will pay silly money for vintage tin toys.