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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.
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    2. Investing Strategies

      Strategies and techniques for investing.
    3. Money Management

      Getting started saving and managing money.
    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: Why Westpac walked away from advice twisted strategies, 20th Jun, 2019
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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: DFP 4 Securities and Managed Investments James Bond, 8th Jul, 2019
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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).
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    2. Managed Funds & Index Funds

      Investing in unlisted managed funds and index funds
      Latest: Healthcare index fund hatemalaa, 12th Nov, 2019
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    3. Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)

      Investing in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
      Latest: ETFs take lead in Australian equity income sector twisted strategies, 24th Jan, 2020 at 11:32 AM
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    4. Listed Investment Companies (LIC) and Trusts (LIT)

      Investing in Listed Investment Companies (LICs) and Listed Investment Trusts (LITs)
      Latest: AFIC reports significant growth in net profit twisted strategies, 24th Jan, 2020 at 11:26 AM
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  4. Property

    Property related investments
    1. Real Estate

      Buying & selling, property management, renovating, development, houses, units, residential, commercial
    2. Real Estate Investment Trusts (A-REIT / LPT)

      Investing in Listed Property Trusts (LPTs) / Australian Real Estate Investment Trusts (A-REITs)
  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: Seeking advices on my situation Eva, 7th Jan, 2020
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    2. Trading

      Trading share, options, currency, etc
      Latest: Learning from a Bad Trade Tropo, 10th Jan, 2020
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    3. Alternative Investments

      Alternative investments such as hedge funds, precious metals, rare coins, wine, art, etc
      Latest: Bitcoin and Gold Are Monuments To Irrationality Tropo, 11th Aug, 2019
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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.
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    2. Finance & Banking

      Saving money, borrowing money, lending money, mortgages, LOCs, credit cards, brokers, lenders, margin loans & more!
      Latest: Who offers US sharemarket access + margin lending? GeeCee, 16th Oct, 2019
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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 and best use of funds if under 40yo twisted strategies, 17th Jan, 2020
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    4. Investor Resources & Tools

      Books, magazines, websites, seminars, software, anything of use to investors
    5. Estate Planning

      Wills, Probate, Testamentary trusts
      Latest: Property Transfer before death Terryw, 1st Oct, 2019
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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: Hello Everyone and Debt recycling Terryw, 5th Oct, 2019
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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.
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  8. Investing Resources

    Glossary, Articles, Reviews
    1. Articles

      Investing Articles
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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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