Share Market

INTELLIGENT INVESTOR

How the investment industry turns a small fee into a large one

Mitchell Sneddon In finance, the 'F' word is 'fees' if you're a client and 'fun' if you happen to be on the other side of the fence.

THE MOTLEY FOOL

Motley Fool: there is always something to fear - but don't

If you had perfect foresight, you'd be able to pick the next Lotto numbers.

Scott Phillips Pessimism sounds smart but track record trumps all, writes Scott Phillips.

ASSET CHECK

A disappointing end to the financial year

Daryl Dixon What a difference just a week has made to the 2015-16 financial year superannuation fund returns.

Brexit gifts share bargains to local investors

Volatility on the Australian sharemarket is creating some bargains.

John Collett Volatility on sharemarkets always turns up good buying opportunities and the aftermath of Britain's vote to leave the European Union is no different.

INVESTMENT 101

Motley Fool: How to choose a managed fund

Scott Phillips The problem with managed funds is that many deliver an investment performance that beats the market - but not after fees.

Make money with the sharing economy beyond Uber and Airbnb

Joy Baines, of Annandale in inner-city Sydney, listed her Toyota Yaris on car-sharing platform Car Next Door for $6 an hour or $30 a day and it's in constant demand.

Barbara Drury The sharing economy is more than just Uber and Airbnb, there are dozens of local start-ups letting individuals sell access to their unused assets, time and skills.

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INTELLIGENT INVESTOR

Three types of managed fund to avoid

Graham Witcomb There are many honest, hardworking and smart fund managers, but the industry also has its fair share of sharks.

MIND OVER MONEY

Take the long view in the wake of the Brexit vote

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Caitlin Fitzsimmons We all know markets hate uncertainty, and we saw just how much in emotional technicolour after the outcome of the "Brexit" vote became clear on Friday.

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Motley Fool: Crown's conjuring trick – the $1b press release

Crown is not magically worth more because it is being split.

Scott Phillips Want to know the best way to spot the winners when you're at the casino?

THE MOTLEY FOOL

The five-step Brexit survival guide for investors

Scott Phillips No one knows what comes next, but you can prepare.

MIND OVER MONEY

Brexit: How investors should react to Britain's poll result

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Caitlin Fitzsimmons Don't rush out and sell stocks or buy gold on the back of the Brexit vote. You might even want to do the opposite.

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INVESTMENT 101

Motley Fool: Building a nest egg for the kids

Investing for a toddler could pay off handsomely by the time they reach adulthood.

Scott Phillips A reader has been putting money away each month for his son, and wants to know how to invest it.

THE HONEST BROKER

How to manage a share portfolio in six steps

Marcus Padley Everyone sets out to buy stocks that go up forever and are never sold. That's nirvana. But it obviously doesn't happen that way.

THE MOTLEY FOOL

Motley Fool: Kogan and the new age of retail

Ruslan Kogan, pictured, might have a very 21st-century story but the echoes from Gerry Harvey's story are unmistakeable.

Scott Phillips Rich Lister Gerry Harvey and challenger Ruslan Kogan have more in common than they'd like to admit.

BOURIS ON MONEY

How to make property investment pay off

Maintenance costs are tax deductible for property investors.

Mark Bouris Controlling costs is critical for successful investment.

INVESTMENT 101

Investment 101: how to choose an ETF with three simple questions

Scott Phillips Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) can provide hassle-free exposure to an entire market, giving instant diversification, but which ETF should you buy?

MIND OVER MONEY

Can pensioners beat the 'deeming rates' on savings?

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Caitlin Fitzsimmons Many people haven't heard of it, but the "deeming rate" is a big deal for three out of four retired Australians.

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THE MOTLEY FOOL

Motley Fool: counting the cost of catastrophe

Scott Phillips The recent storms down the eastern coast of Australia brought with them significant loss. Should you invest in insurance companies?

SHARES RACE

Shares Race week 2: agriculture hot, healthcare not

Vanessa Desloires The end of a seven-week long rally now means the Shares Racers' stock picking skills will be put to the test.

INVESTMENT 101

Investment 101: how to invest your first $1000

Scott Phillips Theory doesn't always pass the 'real world' test.