Best of the best: Top stories and videos of 2015


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Below are 15 features from 2015 that are worth revisiting over the summer break or reading for the first time. They especially suit new investors.

Also included are five top ASX Investment videos from 2015.

Although these stories are educational in nature, they can include references to company or price information that may have become dated. Always do further research of your own, or talk to a licensed financial adviser, before acting on themes in current or past issues.

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15 top stories from 2015

  1. Not all bonds are created equal – John Likos, Morningstar
  2. Four classic mistakes in company analysis – Michael Kemp, Barefoot Blueprint
  3. Six reasons to sell a stock – Nicholas Grove, Morningstar
  4. Use mFund to widen your choices – Ian Irvine, ASX
  5. How much cash should your portfolio hold? – Nerida Cole, Dixon Advisory
  6. Benefits of bonds: predictable income and capital security – Philip Bayley, Australia Ratings
  7. How responsible investing can boost portfolios – Nicki Ashton, Russell Investments
  8. Go global and future proof your portfolio – Gemma Dale, nabtrade
  9. Secrets of the world’s greatest investor – Michael Kemp, Barefoot Blueprint
  10. How interest rates affect sharemarkets – Jon Reilly, Implemented Portfolios
  11. Trading ETFs: Seven rules of the road – Paul Chin, Vanguard
  12. How borrowing to buy shares can boost your wealth – Julie McKay, Leveraged
  13. Funding retirement in a low-income world – Don Hamson, Plato Investment Management
  14. 5 top tips for picking the best property play – Stephen Hiscock, SG Hiscock & Co
  15. Smart tech investing – Paul Wilson, Bailador Technology Investments

Five ASX Investment videos to revisit or watch for the first time

  1. Where does a top finance commentator invest his money? – By Robert Gottliebsen, Business Spectator
  2. Are dividends just a fad? – Roger Montgomery, Montgomery Investment Management
  3. Is investing for yield still the way to go? – Julia Lee, Bell Direct
  4. Ethical investing: good for you and the world – Nathan Lim, Australian Ethical Investments
  5. The CEO Sessions: a collection of interviews with CEOs of ASX-listed companies – from ASX.

Watch more Investment videos from 2015


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