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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: Guide a newbie ...... JoelVermeer, 12th Dec, 2017 at 10:33 AM
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    2. Investing Strategies

      Strategies and techniques for investing.
    3. Money Management

      Getting started saving and managing money.
      Latest: MoneySmart: Car buying in Australia diagnostic, 7th Nov, 2017
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    4. The Economy

      Discussion about the economy and how it impacts on our investments
      Latest: Is Bitcoin defying Economics? Big Max, 31st Aug, 2017
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    5. Financial Planning

      Discussion about the financial planning process and about financial planners / advisors
      Latest: KAPLAN or Mentor Education? rachealm, 9th Oct, 2017
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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: DFP8 KAPLAN ASSIGNMENT KathrynKappas, 9th Dec, 2017 at 10:16 AM
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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: Moron Portfolio - thoughts? Hodor, 12th Nov, 2017
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    2. Managed Funds & Index Funds

      Investing in unlisted managed funds and index funds
      Latest: MDA Provider Thoughts imtcaj, 12th Dec, 2017 at 2:21 AM
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    3. Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)

      Investing in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
      Latest: Need some help with my ETF portfolio grinners, 8th Dec, 2017 at 11:45 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: Summary of LIC performance over a solid year Huon, 11th Dec, 2017 at 6:53 PM
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  4. Property

    Property related investments
    1. Real Estate

      Buying & selling, property management, renovating, development, houses, units, residential, commercial
      Latest: Use investment funds for PPOR? Terryw, 26th Nov, 2017
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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)
  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: Loans from Trusts to Companies Terryw, 6th Aug, 2017
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    2. Trading

      Trading share, options, currency, etc
      Latest: Victor Sperandeo Tropo, 29th Nov, 2017
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    3. Alternative Investments

      Alternative investments such as hedge funds, precious metals, rare coins, wine, art, etc
      Latest: Bitcoin Will5308, 12th Dec, 2017 at 10:17 AM
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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, 7th Dec, 2017 at 2:57 PM
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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 purchase off and lease livestock SuperWarehouse, 7th Nov, 2017
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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: New to this Hosko, 13th Dec, 2017 at 5:10 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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