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Lex Hall  |  01 Jun 2018Text size  Decrease  Increase  |  
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Is it possible to save twice your salary by age 35? This ambitious target generated much debate among our readers, who also pored over our report on the billion-dollar fallout from Wesfarmers' offload of its UK Bunnings franchise, and Dan Kemp's piece on Buffett, Bogle and the rise of low-cost investing.  

How to save twice your salary by age 35

While it may seem impossible to many, such an ambitious saving target is possible, says Morningstar's Karen Wallace.

Wesfarmers investors left with $14bn bill after UK Bunnings offload

Wesfarmers' foray into the United Kingdom and Ireland home improvement market has come unstuck as the company announces the sale of Homebase UK to a private equity firm, which Morningstar estimates will cost shareholders more than a billion dollars.

Buffett, Bogle and why low-cost investing is no one-trick pony

ETFs aren't the whole story in the broader discussion of active versus passive funds and low-cost investing, writes Dan Kemp from Morningstar Investment Management UK.

2 tech standouts in an overvalued market

Finding good technology stocks and ignoring those that are overvalued or risky is a worthwhile challenge for investors, says Morningstar analyst Gareth James.

Wesfarmers still overvalued despite Coles demerger

Wesfarmers' two-star rating looks set to stay, according to Morningstar analysts, with little chance of a material uplift in the conglomerate's fair value estimate following the proposed demerger of Coles. 

Aussie oil major stares down Harbour offer

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

Look beyond FAANGs for stock opportunities

After an incredibly strong multi-year streak, investors may be wondering whether the bull run in technology stocks is about to grind to a halt.

Craft beer boom boosts GrainCorp

As the consumption of craft beer and premium whiskey grows in Australia and abroad, barley malt producer GrainCorp has benefited from robust malt sales while some listed brewers have benefited from higher beer sales too.

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, writes John Rekenthaler from Morningstar in Chicago.

Developed market stocks edging ahead of emerging markets

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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