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SHARES RACE

Back-to-back wins for Ellis in fantasy shares game

John Collett Angie Ellis of 80 20 Investments scores yet another win in the Shares Race.

IPO warning: more than half of floated companies are underwater a decade later

Pot stocks have enjoyed fevered interest since the government's moves to legalise the nascent sector.

Scott Phillips Companies are floated to make money … but not for you.

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Profit from these five investment trends over the next decade

Investor John Baillie attended an investor day where he could ask questions before deciding on a fund.

John Collett Thematic investing is not without risks, but there can be big rewards.

Financial 'education' can be a trap for the unwary

Marcus Padley If only there was a defined path to the Holy Grail, the ability to know which stocks are going up and which are going down and when.

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SHARES RACE

Ellis holds commanding lead in week three of the Shares Race

John Collett While most contestants lost money during week three of the four-week Shares Race, Angie Ellis, of 80 20 Investments, increased the value of her portfolio.

SHARES RACE

Ellis increases her lead at the halfway point of the Shares Race

John Collett Angie Ellis, of 80 20 Investments, has increased her already commanding lead in week two of the four-week Shares Race.

Motley Fool: Are you ready for dividend season?

Former prime minister and treasurer Paul Keating was the architect of superannuation and the dividend imputation system.

Scott Phillips Is there any sweeter (virtual) sound than the digital tinkling of dividends as they fall into your bank account?

How to turn $10,000 into a million dollars

Marcus Padley It sounds like a stupid question but it's actually a really good one.

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Bumper financial year returns could be as good as it gets

Investors have enjoyed a bumper financial year

John Collett Improving global growth and profits as well as low interest rates have underpinned very strong returns for sharemarkets.

Investors falling foul of rules on tax-deductible interest

If you're claiming interest on an investment loan for a tax deduction, you need to keep it 100 per cent separate from your living expenses.

Noel Whittaker It is still common for people to find themselves in financial strife because they do not understand the tax implications of their actions.

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Investing with a conscience needn't mean lower returns

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Clancy Yeates Say what you will about ethics in finance, but a big change sweeping through large chunks of this industry is the shift towards investing with a social conscience.

Motley Fool: Beware of bragging money managers as GFC anniversary passes

Scott Phillips Investing is one of the most accountable pursuits you can undertake in one important way: the scoreboard is - metaphorically - 40 feet high and unavoidable.

SHARES RACE

Ellis up 25 per cent at midpoint of Year-Long Shares Race

Caitlin Fitzsimmons Halfway through the Year-Long Shares Race, seven of our 12 tipsters are in the black and beating the All Ordinaries Index.

Sharemarket investing for the smashed avocado generation

Frustrated millennials can get a taste of the sharemarket.

Jessica Irvine So, you've given up the dream of home ownership – for the moment, at least.

How a Millennial investor is using index funds and robo-advice

Carol Saffer When Damian was born, his grandmother bought him a couple of hundred dollars of Telstra shares. Now at 22, he has $25,000 invested in index funds.

Millennial investors are getting 'ripped off' by Acorns

High fees can corrode investment, like termites can destroy a house.

Gary Stone Micro-investing might look great at first glance, but more than 50,000 micro-investors using Acorns are paying annual fees of over 6.2 per cent a year.

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Motley Fool: Five interesting beaten-down stocks

Scott Phillips Often, company share prices fall for very good reasons but sometimes it's caused by a market over-reaction.

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Motley Fool: Coal-fired investors risk being unplugged

Scott Phillips Elon Musk stole all the headlines with the announcement that Tesla's largest ever battery would be built 200 kilometres north of Adelaide.

Ellis wins the Shares Race with all 10 tips in the black

John Collett Angie Ellis of 80 20 Investments wins the four-week Shares Race.

Ellis makes hay as Shares Race enters its final week

John Collett Angie Ellis of 80 20 Investments continues to go from strength to strength in the third week of the four-week Shares Race with good performances from most of her 10 stock picks.