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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: MLC/NAB Wrap Platform - Cash hub question. Simon Hampel, 26th Jun, 2017 at 11:40 AM
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    2. Investing Strategies

      Strategies and techniques for investing.
      Latest: Who's doing debt recycling? Terryw, 27th Jun, 2017 at 12:05 AM
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    3. Money Management

      Getting started saving and managing money.
      Latest: Getting rid of Credit Cards Jins13, 25th Jun, 2017 at 8:49 PM
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    4. The Economy

      Discussion about the economy and how it impacts on our investments
      Latest: Is Bitcoin defying Economics? Simon Hampel, 16th May, 2017
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    5. Financial Planning

      Discussion about the financial planning process and about financial planners / advisors
  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!
  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).
    2. Managed Funds & Index Funds

      Investing in unlisted managed funds and index funds
      Latest: MacQuarie reFleXion trust June 2007 hawd69, 8th May, 2017
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    3. Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)

      Investing in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
      Latest: ETF portfolio for 24 YO Hodor, 20th Jun, 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: two that caught my eye twisted strategies, 16th May, 2017
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  4. Property

    Property related investments
    1. Real Estate

      Buying & selling, property management, renovating, development, houses, units, residential, commercial
      Latest: Stamp duty when buying off the plan Terryw, 26th Jun, 2017 at 4:36 PM
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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: BrickX vs REIT larrylarry, 15th May, 2017
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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: Startups in Australia Player, 13th Dec, 2016
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    2. Trading

      Trading share, options, currency, etc
      Latest: Jack Schwager Tropo, 21st Jun, 2017 at 12:13 PM
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    3. Alternative Investments

      Alternative investments such as hedge funds, precious metals, rare coins, wine, art, etc
      Latest: Bitcoin Big Max, 10th Jun, 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: Pesky carry-forward capital losses Terryw, 31st May, 2017
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    2. Finance & Banking

      Saving money, borrowing money, lending money, mortgages, LOCs, credit cards, brokers, lenders, margin loans & more!
      Latest: Cross collateralization Terryw, 22nd May, 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: Non concessional contributions to super Simon Hampel, 13th Jun, 2017
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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: Kicking back on a Sunday night Hosko, 26th Jun, 2017 at 1:20 PM
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    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Peter Thornhill education day 24th June 2017 larrylarry, 14th Jun, 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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