The UK is a nation obsessed with property, but is it a good investment? Shares debates this topic and looks at smarter ways to get bricks and mortar exposure.

Also this week: why the subscriptions economy is set to grow significantly; a neat trick to educate children about managing money; and get paid to refer family and friends for everything from banking to mobile phones.

Shares looks at an investment trust which is targeting 6% dividend yield, plus it reveals a fast-growth small cap which is trading on a rare discount.

Learn why rising US Treasury yields matter to investors and discover what could be announced in the forthcoming Budget.