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InvestChat :: Australian Investment and Wealth Management Community

  1. Investing Basics

    Saying hello, talking about general investing topics, keeping the finances under control, getting started with investing
    1. General Investing Discussion

      If you aren't sure where to post - try here first.
      Latest: Investing Interstate advice Meg16, 18th Feb, 2018 at 3:00 PM
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    2. Investing Strategies

      Strategies and techniques for investing.
      Latest: The Illusion of Alignment in Investing twisted strategies, 17th Feb, 2018 at 10:08 AM
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    3. Money Management

      Getting started saving and managing money.
      Latest: Stupidly Simple Money Tips Lucky Lad, 14th Feb, 2018 at 6:27 AM
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    4. The Economy

      Discussion about the economy and how it impacts on our investments
    5. Financial Planning

      Discussion about the financial planning process and about financial planners / advisors
      Latest: Studying to be a financial planner - best course? minty, 10th Feb, 2018
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  2. Study Groups

    Sub-community for people taking investment related courses
    1. Financial Planning Study Group

      Studying for your Diploma of Financial Planning, Masters of Financial Planning, Regulatory Guide 146 (RG146) compliance license for financial product advisers - discuss assignments and study programs here!
      Latest: DFP4 Kaplan-Help Pavle, 6th Feb, 2018
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  3. Shares and Managed Funds

    Sharemarket and equity based investments and managed funds
    1. Shares

      Investing or trading in direct shares (other than listed managed investments).
      Latest: ASX stock screener Rk007, 11th Jan, 2018
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    2. Managed Funds & Index Funds

      Investing in unlisted managed funds and index funds
      Latest: How Active Managers Are Fighting Back twisted strategies, 8th Feb, 2018
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    3. Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)

      Investing in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
      Latest: Smart beta to drive ETF market growth twisted strategies, 15th Feb, 2018 at 6:46 PM
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    4. Listed Investment Companies (LIC) and Trusts (LIT)

      Investing in Listed Investment Companies (LICs) and Listed Investment Trusts (LITs)
      Latest: 8 benefits of listed over unlisted infrastructure twisted strategies, 15th Feb, 2018 at 5:11 PM
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  4. Property

    Property related investments
    1. Real Estate

      Buying & selling, property management, renovating, development, houses, units, residential, commercial
      Latest: Using SMSF for US property #Novice, 14th Feb, 2018 at 5:03 PM
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    2. Real Estate Investment Trusts (A-REIT / LPT)

      Investing in Listed Property Trusts (LPTs) / Australian Real Estate Investment Trusts (A-REITs)
      Latest: BrickX vs REIT Hodor, 2nd Jan, 2018
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  5. Advanced Investing Techniques

    Generating money through advanced or risky techniques
    1. Business & Startup Investing

      Investing directly in businesses (including franchises), either passively or actively. Startup investing, angel finance, private equity, etc.
      Latest: AFOF and ESVCLP WillieAHill, 12th Feb, 2018 at 7:18 PM
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    2. Trading

      Trading share, options, currency, etc
      Latest: Charting Bitcoin Tropo, 14th Feb, 2018 at 12:09 PM
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    3. Alternative Investments

      Alternative investments such as hedge funds, precious metals, rare coins, wine, art, etc
  6. Managing Wealth Discussions

    Once you've started to build wealth - you also need to manage it
    1. Accounting, Tax & Legal

      Accounting, bookkeeping, taxation, contracts, legal issues, etc.
      Latest: Pesky carry-forward capital losses Lucky Lad, 14th Feb, 2018 at 7:35 AM
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    2. Finance & Banking

      Saving money, borrowing money, lending money, mortgages, LOCs, credit cards, brokers, lenders, margin loans & more!
      Latest: Margin Loan Corey Batt, 20th Aug, 2017
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    3. Superannuation, SMSF & Personal Insurance

      Superannuation, self-managed super funds, pensions, life insurance, disability insurance, income insurance, and more...
      Latest: SMSF Loans - What are the options? SMSFCoach, 17th Feb, 2018 at 1:37 PM
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    4. Investor Resources & Tools

      Books, magazines, websites, seminars, software, anything of use to investors
      Latest: Who is absolutely satisfied... Corey Batt, 10th Aug, 2017
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    5. Estate Planning

      Wills, Probate, Testamentary trusts
      Latest: Estate planning & investment properties Terryw, 27th Nov, 2014
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  7. Investing Community Discussions

    Forums for the community itself
    1. Announcements

      Find out the latest news about InvestChat here.
      Latest: Welcome to InvestChat twisted strategies, 24th Oct, 2017
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    2. Introductions

      New to InvestChat? Come and say hello - introduce yourself - we'd love to get to know you.
      Latest: Newbie to site twisted strategies, 15th Feb, 2018 at 7:56 AM
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    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
    4. Service Provider Directory

      Directory of our professional members and sponsors who provide products and services to property investors
    5. Help & Feedback

      Have a question or a suggestion about the forum or this website ? Post it here.
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    6. Off Topic

      Talk about anything else not specifically related to investing ... within reason ! Keep it clean, and make sure you observe the forum rules in relation to acceptable posts and behaviour.
      Latest: THE DISMAL SCIENCE REMAINS DISMAL, SAY SCIENTISTS Tropo, 17th Nov, 2017
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  8. Investing Resources

    Glossary, Articles, Reviews
    1. Articles

      Investing Articles
      Latest: Trustee Directors Liability Update NickM, 17th Oct, 2009
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    2. Investing Book Reviews

      Reviews of books, seminars, and other educational resources for investors
      Latest: Terry Ryder: Real Estate without Agents Jacque, 29th Jan, 2006
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    3. Investing Glossary

      Glossary of investing terms and acronyms with definitions
      Latest: FUM Glossary, 26th May, 2008
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