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John Collett

Writes about personal finance for Fairfax Media, Sydney, Australia.

How Kate is building wealth outside superannuation

How Kate is building wealth outside superannuation

With super untouchable until you're about 60, investing personally can be a prudent strategy.

  • by John Collett

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Ellis takes early lead as Dropsuite goes gangbusters
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Ellis takes early lead as Dropsuite goes gangbusters

A buoyant market helps racers make early gains.

  • by John Collett
The most affordable suburbs for first-home buyers

The most affordable suburbs for first-home buyers

After being elbowed aside by investors, first-time buyers are back.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons & John Collett
Fairfax's Jennifer Duke maintains lead in one-year Shares Race

Fairfax's Jennifer Duke maintains lead in one-year Shares Race

Race leader Jennifer Duke opens-up a bigger lead as the second-placed racer suffers a setback

  • by John Collett
ASIC tells 50,000 Dover clients to find a new financial adviser

ASIC tells 50,000 Dover clients to find a new financial adviser

The corporate watchdog has also warned firms looking at taking-on ex-Dover advisers to be careful

  • by John Collett
Financial abuse of elders is likely to grow
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Financial abuse of elders is likely to grow

While moves are afoot to better protect older Australians from financial abuse, a better way to report suspected abuse is urgently needed.

  • by John Collett
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'Clients left out to dry': Dover collapse prompts calls for compo scheme

'Clients left out to dry': Dover collapse prompts calls for compo scheme

The collapse of Dover has sparked renewed calls for a last resort compensation scheme to cover customers when their adviser's firm ceases to exist.

  • by John Collett & Mathew Dunckley
The rise of the mega-commuter

The rise of the mega-commuter

Those doing big commutes into work into the CBD from regional centres say the lifestyle advantages, overall, are worth it.

  • by John Collett & Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Mendy Amzalak wins a tight race with Titomic his best pick

Mendy Amzalak wins a tight race with Titomic his best pick

In one of the tightest finishes ever, hardly anything separates the top-four players

  • by John Collett
Petrol prices set to fall over long weekend

Petrol prices set to fall over long weekend

Petrol prices across the capital cities are their highest in four years, but they are on their way down in Sydney and Melbourne.

  • by John Collett
Super funds flex muscles on responsible investing

Super funds flex muscles on responsible investing

The nation's $2.6 trillion in retirement savings is a potential game changer for unethical companies.

  • by John Collett