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Lex Hall  |  28 May 2018Text size  Decrease  Increase  |  
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Last week’s article on how to turn $1000 into a small fortune dominated the attention of readers, who also devoured our advice on how to avoid the three most common SMSF breaches (hint: keep good records), and our story on why the love affair with dividends shows no signs of waning. 

How to turn $1000 into a small fortune

While there are exceptions to every rule, the slow road to building wealth remains the wisest path.

3 common SMSF breaches and how to avoid them

Even if you engage the services of an accountant or a financial planner, as Trustee of your own SMSF, the buck stops with you. Keep good records and don't push the rules.

Why investors value dividends so highly

Dividends provide sharemarket investors with a consistent part of their total return and can also act as a 'safety net' in down trending markets.

Vanguard narrows ETF gap on iShares

Vanguard Australia is closing the gap in the battle for the title of Australia's largest ETF provider after pulling in close to $3 billion in net flows over the year.

3 undervalued companies worth a second look

The recent share price declines at each of these companies are largely sentiment-driven, with their fundamental value propositions intact, according to Morningstar analysts. 

Investor demand for LICs on the rise

Investor demand for listed investment companies (LICs) and listed investment trusts (LITs) continues to rise, with 181 as at 30 April 2018.

2 tech standouts in an overvalued market

Around 44 per cent of respondents believe the ASX is up to 10 per cent overvalued, according to an audience poll at the Morningstar Investment Conference.

3 medal-weighted exposures to Chinese heavyweights

Each of these Australian international equities funds have substantial holdings in at least one of the well-known Chinese companies Tencent, Baidu and Alibaba.

Attractive investment opportunities as bond yields top 3.5pc

With bond yields rising and the lowest correlations between fixed income and equities returns in years, here's what the smartest people in the room told Morningstar last week.

5 stocks tipped for growth in 2018

These five companies spanning a range of sectors are tipped to provide good earnings growth over 2018 and beyond, according to Morningstar analysts. 

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Lex Hall is a Morningstar content, based in Sydney.

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© 2021 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. Neither Morningstar, its affiliates, nor the content providers guarantee the data or content contained herein to be accurate, complete or timely nor will they have any liability for its use or distribution. This information is to be used for personal, non-commercial purposes only. No reproduction is permitted without the prior written consent of Morningstar. Any general advice or 'class service' have been prepared by Morningstar Australasia Pty Ltd (ABN: 95 090 665 544, AFSL: 240892), or its Authorised Representatives, and/or Morningstar Research Ltd, subsidiaries of Morningstar, Inc, without reference to your objectives, financial situation or needs. Please refer to our Financial Services Guide (FSG) for more information at www.morningstar.com.au/s/fsg.pdf. Our publications, ratings and products should be viewed as an additional investment resource, not as your sole source of information. Past performance does not necessarily indicate a financial product's future performance. To obtain advice tailored to your situation, contact a licensed financial adviser. Some material is copyright and published under licence from ASX Operations Pty Ltd ACN 004 523 782. The article is current as at date of publication.

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