THE 'HONEST' BROKER
Marcus Padley Exchange traded funds enable man-in-the-moon investing rather than Australian tunnel-vision investing.
UNDER THE RADAR
Marcus Padley Small caps are all about leverage. When you are small, you get a bigger bang for your buck, and nowhere is this more the case than in technology.
Greg Smith Investors are warming to the recovery potential of New Zealand's largest telco.
Noel Whittaker We are hoping to move my mother into our granny flat and sell her house. Will her pension be affected?
THE FIRST XI
David Potts If you pick a portfolio like a cricket side, look past one-dayers, and think of the Test.
Greg Smith Fertiliser maker is set to bloom as global demand for food keeps on growing.
Gareth Hutchens What is the state of Australian employment? Not that great, but it's not that bad either.
Katherine Jimenez Offshore stocks have provided Aussie investors with some of the strongest returns seen in years - a trend that's set to continue in 2014
Noel Whittaker What's the best pension plan with a big mortgage but a bad history of handling lump sums?
Nathan Bell This may sound like value investing heresy - I recommend you sell Harvey Norman, largely because it has a strong balance sheet and an owner manager.
John Collett It's that time of year again, when the children return to school and - for fee-paying students - their parents learn how much they'll be expected to cough up for the privilege.
Matt Ryan Low interest rates make other asset classes look more attractive and drive the prices of equities and property higher.
TIME TO SELL
Barbara Drury When share prices fall, investors need a plan. Should you sell to protect your capital or hang in there and buy more?
Brian Han Once part of Amcor, Orora's cardboard business is thriving and the shares are worth a look.
THE 'HONEST' BROKER
Marcus Padley Listed Investment Companies are a good option if you want a diversified portfolio without having to manage it yourself.
James Cockington A new breed of buyer has taken over the auction world. Part-investor, part-interior decorator, they're becoming known as ''collectorators''.
Andrew Tangel US regulators suspend trading in 255 small caps in bid to stop repeat of 'pump-and-dump' schemes seen in Scorsese's film.
Emily Chantiri It is never too early to start investing, but one strategy does not suit all.
Brian Han Waste management expert Tox Free Solutions is riding high - but are its shares worth a punt?
John Collett Investors' love of Australian shares means they miss out on some overseas opportunities.