• Going loco for local investing

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    A good investment opportunity knows no national borders. They're literally anywhere and everywhere you go. Yet time and again, it seems Australians are content to put their money into their own local businesses and developments. "The …

  • Investment advice from the experts

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    If you're a regular reader of the MOVO Life & Money Blog, then you've probably heard plenty of advice from us about everything from formulating an investment strategy to diversifying your portfolio. But maybe our word isn't enough. Perhaps …

  • Spotting the signs of a strong investment

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    At first glance, there seems to be nothing to becoming an investor. All you do is get some money, pick an investment and then sit back and watch the returns come in, right? Of course, this somewhat truncated description brings up more …

  • Investment choices: Small businesses

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    In the final instalment of our investment choices series, we'll look at investing in local, small businesses. Not only can it be a way to create long-term wealth, it could also make you feel better about yourself - after all, you're not only …

  • Investment choices: Property

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    Property is more than just a roof over your head - it's also an option for investing your money. In fact, property is one of the most popular investment choices for Australians looking to create an investment strategy. Why is it such …

  • Investment choices: Term deposits

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    Bypassing the more typical investment options such as shares and property, some people go for investments that pay interest. This is essentially giving a financial institution money in return for which you receive interest payments. A …

  • Investment choices: Managed funds

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    So you want to grow your long-term wealth by investing your money somewhere and seeing an impressive return on your original sum, but you're feeling somewhat daunted. If you're new to investment, you might not be as confident about what …

  • The basics of complex investments

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    Many of us have heard of the more typical investment types: shares, for example, or perhaps real estate. Creating a successful investment strategy with these types of investments requires thorough research and a broad knowledge of the …