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  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: Coming into some money..what to do..? Terryw, 10th Mar, 2017
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    2. Investing Strategies

      Strategies and techniques for investing.
      Latest: most tax effective structure for share trading Simon Hampel, 22nd Mar, 2017 at 6:30 AM
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    3. Money Management

      Getting started saving and managing money.
      Latest: Best Money Management Software Here_To_Learn, 4th Jan, 2017
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    4. The Economy

      Discussion about the economy and how it impacts on our investments
      Latest: Keating and Negative Gearing twisted strategies, 21st Feb, 2017
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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? Yash, 22nd Mar, 2017 at 11:51 AM
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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: Anyone doing DFP via Mentor Education? Katsu, 19th Mar, 2017 at 4:31 PM
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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: How 'Turtle Traders' learned to make money. Tropo, 8th Mar, 2017
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    2. Managed Funds & Index Funds

      Investing in unlisted managed funds and index funds
      Latest: Opinion on Switzer growth fund? twisted strategies, 4th Mar, 2017
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    3. Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)

      Investing in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
    4. Listed Investment Companies (LIC) and Trusts (LIT)

      Investing in Listed Investment Companies (LICs) and Listed Investment Trusts (LITs)
      Latest: two that caught my eye twisted strategies, 12th Mar, 2017
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  4. Property

    Property related investments
    1. Real Estate

      Buying & selling, property management, renovating, development, houses, units, residential, commercial
      Latest: Loan restructuring scenario - sense check Terryw, 10th Mar, 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: Startups in Australia Player, 13th Dec, 2016
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    2. Trading

      Trading share, options, currency, etc
      Latest: How do professional traders think? twisted strategies, 21st Mar, 2017 at 10:25 PM
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    3. Alternative Investments

      Alternative investments such as hedge funds, precious metals, rare coins, wine, art, etc
      Latest: P2P lending twisted strategies, 20th Oct, 2016
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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: Buying shares in kids names Terryw, 10th Mar, 2017
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    2. Finance & Banking

      Saving money, borrowing money, lending money, mortgages, LOCs, credit cards, brokers, lenders, margin loans & more!
      Latest: Financial ombudsman Suncorp problem Hodor, 14th Mar, 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: Fee Free Super Account twisted strategies, 22nd Mar, 2017 at 8:53 PM
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    4. Investor Resources & Tools

      Books, magazines, websites, seminars, software, anything of use to investors
      Latest: ASX long term investing report twisted strategies, 2nd Mar, 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.
    2. Introductions

      New to InvestChat? Come and say hello - introduce yourself - we'd love to get to know you.
      Latest: Introduction Simon Hampel, 1st Mar, 2017
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    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Peter Thornhill talk in Brisbane 8th April Gockie, 16th Mar, 2017
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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: Where is everyone? Simon Hampel, 17th Dec, 2016
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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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