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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: IOOF Wealthbuilder Martin73, 22nd Oct, 2017 at 12:07 PM
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    2. Investing Strategies

      Strategies and techniques for investing.
      Latest: SMSF Investing in Cattle can it be done SMSFCoach, 9th Oct, 2017
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    3. Money Management

      Getting started saving and managing money.
      Latest: MoneySmart: Car buying in Australia balwoges, 1st Sep, 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: Kaplan DFP2 Unknown, 11th Oct, 2017
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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: Investment platforms Sam McKenzie, 20th Oct, 2017 at 5:22 PM
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    2. Managed Funds & Index Funds

      Investing in unlisted managed funds and index funds
      Latest: SMA - Pros and Cons? Frank Manno, 24th Sep, 2017
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    3. Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)

      Investing in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
      Latest: The paradox of passive investing twisted strategies, 21st Sep, 2017
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    4. Listed Investment Companies (LIC) and Trusts (LIT)

      Investing in Listed Investment Companies (LICs) and Listed Investment Trusts (LITs)
      Latest: Latest LIC and ETF updates twisted strategies, 8th Oct, 2017
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  4. Property

    Property related investments
    1. Real Estate

      Buying & selling, property management, renovating, development, houses, units, residential, commercial
      Latest: CGT - Foreign buyers - investment Terryw, 21st Oct, 2017 at 9:29 AM
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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: The Power of Leverage Hosko, 9th Oct, 2017
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    3. Alternative Investments

      Alternative investments such as hedge funds, precious metals, rare coins, wine, art, etc
      Latest: Bitcoin 12monkeys, 2nd Oct, 2017
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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: Transferring private shares to family trust kefa, 12th Oct, 2017
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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 strategy residential property AnthonyKing, 15th Oct, 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 stark, 24th Aug, 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: Hi, I'm New Here twisted strategies, 7th Sep, 2017
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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 Uncomfortable Effort of Thinking Tropo, 3rd Mar, 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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