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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: General Investing Discussion guidelines jg271933, 8th Dec, 2016 at 6:45 PM
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    2. Investing Strategies

      Strategies and techniques for investing.
      Latest: Canterbury Property Services Rocket66, 26th Nov, 2016
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    3. Money Management

      Getting started saving and managing money.
      Latest: Getting rid of Credit Cards pinkboy, 28th Oct, 2016
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    4. The Economy

      Discussion about the economy and how it impacts on our investments
      Latest: Behavioral Economics Tropo, 7th Nov, 2016
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    5. Financial Planning

      Discussion about the financial planning process and about financial planners / advisors
      Latest: Future Value (FV) application Natia, 16th Nov, 2016
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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: DFP1 (KAPLAN): NEW ASSIGNMENT - STEVE and CRYSTAL RILEY Unknown, 8th Dec, 2016 at 5:49 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: IPO ASX Mobilicom trinity168, 28th Nov, 2016
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    2. Managed Funds & Index Funds

      Investing in unlisted managed funds and index funds
      Latest: Macquarie reFleXion Funds - from 4.95% interest, 100% finance, etc hawd69, 8th Dec, 2016 at 4:31 PM
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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: Understanding LIC fee structures twisted strategies, 24th Nov, 2016
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  4. Property

    Property related investments
    1. Real Estate

      Buying & selling, property management, renovating, development, houses, units, residential, commercial
      Latest: Subdiving and Selling timoz, 10th Nov, 2016
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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, 3rd Dec, 2016 at 8:35 AM
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    2. Trading

      Trading share, options, currency, etc
      Latest: Audcad spread killed me pinkboy, 23rd Nov, 2016
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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.
    2. Finance & Banking

      Saving money, borrowing money, lending money, mortgages, LOCs, credit cards, brokers, lenders, margin loans & more!
    3. Superannuation, SMSF & Personal Insurance

      Superannuation, self-managed super funds, pensions, life insurance, disability insurance, income insurance, and more...
    4. Investor Resources & Tools

      Books, magazines, websites, seminars, software, anything of use to investors
      Latest: Property Investment Analysis software jake., 13th Aug, 2016
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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: Macquarie Reflexion hawd69, 8th Dec, 2016 at 4:30 PM
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    3. Networking & Meetups

      Post and discuss info on upcoming networking events, and social gatherings.
      Latest: Canberra Regional Investors Network (CRIN) Qaz, 28th Jun, 2012
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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: Appropriate advertising Simon Hampel, 30th Sep, 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.
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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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