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Why this house price slump is different from the last one

Why this house price slump is different from the last one

The downturn in property prices is different from previous dips in an important way: it is being driven by banks' home loan decisions.

  • by Clancy Yeates

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Fairfax's Jennifer Duke maintains lead in one-year Shares Race
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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
More women will end up alone and managing their money by themselves
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More women will end up alone and managing their money by themselves

Through death and divorce women are likely to end up holding the financial reins but few prepare themselves for this happening.

  • by Georgina Dent
Why AMP shares are a 'terrible investment'
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Why AMP shares are a 'terrible investment'

AMP shares have slumped more than 80 per cent but things could get much worse, with little prospect for upside.

  • by Scott Phillips
Mendy Amzalak wins a tight race with Titomic his best pick
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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
The best investment in the whole world
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The best investment in the whole world

Your best investment in your early 20s is not property or stockmarket speculation.

  • by Marcus Padley
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How to choose where to buy your first home
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How to choose where to buy your first home

Personal finance expert Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon answers your questions.

  • by Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon
Volatile game as Titomic and Bod Australia lift Pritchard to the lead
Shares Race
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Volatile game as Titomic and Bod Australia lift Pritchard to the lead

It’s been an action-packed Shares Race this time around, with Richard “the Chartist” Pritchard taking the lead in week three.

Pot stocks light up but fundamentals are hazy
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Pot stocks light up but fundamentals are hazy

ASX-listed medical marijuana stocks have been going gangbusters, but analysts say the sector is very risky.

  • by John Collett
Ellis shoots ahead on Walkabout Resources
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Ellis shoots ahead on Walkabout Resources

Angie Ellis has shot back into first place in week two of the four week Share Race.

  • by John Collett
Australia's rich listers saw their fortunes jump 21 per cent last year
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Anthony Pratt

Australia's rich listers saw their fortunes jump 21 per cent last year

While the rest of us have been worrying about wage stagnation, the rich listers added a cool $49.6 billion to their collective wealth.

  • by Colin Kruger