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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: BlackRock IVV ETF Jay, 23rd May, 2018 at 4:01 PM
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    2. Investing Strategies

      Strategies and techniques for investing.
      Latest: What do you do when your research doesn't match? MoneyNotorious, 27th May, 2018 at 11:04 AM
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    3. Money Management

      Getting started saving and managing money.
      Latest: Stupidly Simple Money Tips Daddy, 14th Mar, 2018
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    4. The Economy

      Discussion about the economy and how it impacts on our investments
      Latest: Real vs Nominal GDP svetsi, 8th Apr, 2018
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    5. Financial Planning

      Discussion about the financial planning process and about financial planners / advisors
      Latest: Starting a career in financial planning? AmandaK, 23rd Mar, 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: Recent Change in a Personal Insurance product dogsofwar, 9th May, 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: Getting into Penny Stocks? kum yin lau, 25th May, 2018 at 1:17 PM
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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, 23rd May, 2018 at 4:58 PM
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    3. Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)

      Investing in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
      Latest: ETFs the 'starting point' for Millennials twisted strategies, 19th Mar, 2018
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    4. Listed Investment Companies (LIC) and Trusts (LIT)

      Investing in Listed Investment Companies (LICs) and Listed Investment Trusts (LITs)
  4. Property

    Property related investments
    1. Real Estate

      Buying & selling, property management, renovating, development, houses, units, residential, commercial
      Latest: Auction newbie Sargent, 29th Mar, 2018
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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: warning about Australian Unity property trusts qak, 23rd Mar, 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
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    2. Trading

      Trading share, options, currency, etc
    3. Alternative Investments

      Alternative investments such as hedge funds, precious metals, rare coins, wine, art, etc
      Latest: Bitcoin Explained Tropo, 4th Apr, 2018
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  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: Structuring the Ownership of Shares Terryw, 4th May, 2018
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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 life span Terryw, 24th May, 2018 at 2:01 PM
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    4. Investor Resources & Tools

      Books, magazines, websites, seminars, software, anything of use to investors
      Latest: Educational books / audio books Peter Felice, 1st May, 2018
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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: Time to start learning twisted strategies, 10th May, 2018
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    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Myriad Festival Brisbane Hodor, 15th May, 2018
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    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.
      Latest: InvestChat moved to a new server Simon Hampel, 28th Aug, 2017
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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: How heavy use of social media is linked to mental illness Tropo, 22nd May, 2018 at 9:16 AM
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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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