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Can I still run my DIY super fund if I live overseas?

When members of an SMSF move overseas, their super must be managed from Australia or their affairs should be managed in a way that suggests they are only temporarily absent.

  • John Wasiliev

Neighbours urged to dob in holiday let cheats

As a council encourages neighbours to report excessive short-term rentals, what we need is a bit more calm consideration and a lot less rhetoric.

  • Jimmy Thomson

Deciding who gets your super after you die? Follow these three steps

The High Court decision in Hill v Zuda has given trustees greater certainty around binding death benefit nominations.

  • John Maroney

Borrowers β€˜trapped’ with same lender as rates rise

Homeowners wanting a cheaper rate elsewhere could find themselves unable to move.

  • Duncan Hughes

Rate rises a blessing for bargain hunting Sydneysider

Falling property prices and tougher lending conditions are creating opportunities for cashed-up borrowers.

  • Duncan Hughes

How office space could be put to better use

The unprecedented growth of online spending and consumer demand for shorter delivery times offer canny investors a redevelopment opportunity.

  • Sam Tamblyn

Wealthiest Australians

Rich Lister billionaire backs meat sector disruptor

Shaun Bonett, who has personal wealth of $1.9b from property, is putting extra funds into a group modernising the $700b red meat sector.

  • Simon Evans

Life hacks from a Young Rich Lister

Sabri Suby, the 37-year-old behind marketing agency King Kong, explains why he fasts for 18 hours a day and why if it is not in his calendar, it doesn’t exist.

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  • Patrick Durkin

Rich Lister secures $100m for non-bank lender but avoids apartments

Tony Denny says the risks in funding apartment construction are too high, but are manageable in land subdivision projects and smaller commercial developments.

  • Larry Schlesinger
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This Month

Investing for a recession? Tread carefully

If your instinct is to sell everything and move to cash, read this first.

  • Mark Draper

How to decide when to sell

Is your investing based on skill or luck? Having an exit strategy means you rely more on the former.

  • Giselle Roux

The tech stocks focused on becoming cash positive

Rising rates lift the cost of capital, making non-cash-generating businesses less attractive. These are the companies that say returns are not too far away.

  • Elio D'Amato

Kwarteng crashes the bond market love-in

The UK chancellor last week showed how the path towards higher interest rates around the world will be fraught with danger.

  • Katie Martin

September

More pain to come for global investors, Aussie property prices

While the Bank of England has restored order to the UK government bond market, investors remain very jittery about the prospects for asset prices. The great Aussie house price correction also persists with gusto.

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  • Christopher Joye
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Buy, hold, sell: Why fundies are bullish on energy (and five cracking stocks)

Two energy sector specialists – Tribeca Investment Partners’ Todd Warren and Monash Investors’ Simon Shields – give their outlook on the energy sector.

Where to invest in a recession

While economists are divided over the severity of a potential downturn in Australia, they agree certain sectors of the sharemarket would be hit harder.

  • Alex Gluyas

How can I use trusts to look after children after I die?

A reader needs help on how to set up an inheritance so that an adult child with a disability can continue to receive a government pension.

  • John Wasiliev

How to avoid buying a β€˜lemon’ unit from dodgy developer

A new star ratings system can guide you to developers with a proven track record and quality buildings.

  • Jimmy Thomson

Why a redraw home loan account may cost you more than you think

It’s a useful feature, but it can go wrong: make sure you know how your lender handles extra repayments.

  • Duncan Hughes

How to save $34,000 over two years on your home loan

Coming off a fixed rate? Lenders are falling over themselves to get your business.

  • Duncan Hughes

The one thing you must do to protect your SMSF as you age

The great thing about keeping the fund running is that there is no need to sell assets, stop pensions or pay extra taxes.

  • Meg Heffron

Great resignation triggers nasty annual leave tax surprise

With Australians owed 185 million days worth of annual leave, there has never been a better time to book that long-awaited trip.

  • Lucy Dean

Why timing the market could lose you 0.5pc a year

Analysis of Australian investor behaviour between 2004 and 2013 – before and after the GFC – found those chasing returns were worse off than their β€œbuy-and-hold” peers.

  • Duncan Burns

Uncertainty no excuse to do nothing to your investments

Slower growth, higher inflation, higher interest rates and persistent volatility leave a laundry list of opportunities.

  • Scott Haslem
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The 3 reasons investors face even more market instability

The baseline is becoming less attractive and more uncertain, and the possibility of highly negative scenarios become greater.

  • Mohamed El-Erian

Avoid information overload to make good investment decisions

The idea that volatility and drawdowns are irrelevant is simply lazy portfolio management, particularly if your mantra is capital preservation.

  • James Wright

Why β€˜how many shares should I hold?’ is the wrong question

Adequate diversification depends on the correlation of your investments and the level of concentration.

  • Tim Mackay

Fed finally vanquishes stocks from asset allocation throne

The mantra that investors had no alternatives to stocks has given way to a panoply of actual choices.

  • Denitsa Tsekova

Where to holiday for the best value for your dollar

While the United States is becoming more expensive, there could be bargains in Europe, South America and Japan.

  • Duncan Hughes