CHAPTER 3The main investment areas: cash, fixed interest, property, shares

This chapter contains general factual information on the main investment areas and does not constitute financial advice. You should seek independent advice from an Australian Financial Services (AFS) licensee prior to making any investment decisions.

Financial advisers are often asked, ‘Where is the best place to invest my money?’ In asking such a question, their clients might be hoping to be told that there is one sure bet — for example, that shares are better than interest-paying investments or that property is the best method of increasing wealth. Of course, depending on your financial goals and objectives, one particular form of investment may be better than another ...

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