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A beginner’s guide to fund supermarkets

Reading Time: 8 mins Fund supermarkets are a good way to invest in companies and funds quite cheaply. They all have different fee structures and it’s worth reading up about them to find out which would be the best for you. We’ll look at what they are, how to get started, and some of the options on the market … read more

What is an Investment Portfolio?

Reading Time: 6 mins You’ve heard of an investment portfolio – but what actually is it? Do you need to know lots about the stock market to have one? (Short answer: no!). Your investment portfolio is a fancy word for everything you’ve got your money invested in. That COULD mean the stock market – but it can also include … read more

How to choose high dividend shares

Reading Time: 11 mins if you’re looking for a regular income, or you want a successful investing strategy, one of the best things you can do is to invest in high dividend shares. If you are growing your wealth a great tactic is to invest in high dividend shares and use the dividend payments to re-invest in the company. … read more

7 great ways to invest for your children

Reading Time: 6 mins If you want to invest for your children, it’s a lot easier than it used to be. There are plenty of tax-efficient options that help you save for your child’s future – including pensions for babies! (Yes, really). Take a look at the different ways you can invest now for a rich future for your … read more

Fund Supermarkets: Save Money on Your Investments

Reading Time: 5 mins Fund supermarkets offer an inexpensive route into investing. We’ll look at what they are, how they work, and who should use them. You know investing in stocks and shares products is a good way to develop a long-term financial growth strategy, but how on earth do you do it, and where do fund supermarkets come … read more

Why Equities ISAs Beat Cash Savings Every Time

Reading Time: 6 mins Equities ISAs offer an easy way to invest and grow your money over time. We’re going to keep saying it until you go and move your cash savings into stocks and shares ISAs! Don’t be put off by the risk of investing in funds. The long-term returns you get are far more likely to outrank … read more

How to invest when you don’t know anything!

Reading Time: 8 mins Once you’ve built up a decent cash buffer, you may be wondering how you should invest your money for the future. Investing your money means you can grow your wealth over the long-term, but you’ve got to make your money work for you. There’s no point leaving your cash in an account offering below-inflation interest … read more

Five Ways to Grow Your Wealth Without Savings Accounts

Reading Time: 7 mins Cash savings rates are almost non-existent at the moment – it’s 0% of nothing on the whole – so you may be looking for other ways to grow your wealth. In fact, savings accounts have never been good for long-term investing. They are great for the short-term and in fact it’s essential to have enough … read more

What Is an IFISA and How Does It Beat a Cash ISA?

Reading Time: 7 mins Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISA) quietly hit the market a few years ago – but what are they, and could they beat the returns you get in your cash ISA? From the basic concept to the potential returns, here’s everything you need to know about investing in an IFISA. What is an IFISA? Is your money … read more

Index-tracking funds: the easy way to invest in the stock market

Reading Time: 8 mins Index-tracking funds offer an easy, cheap and non-frightening way to invest in the stock market! Not only are they cheap and easy, but they actually make money (over time) and they’re recommended for people like you and me by Warren Buffett no less! Also known as ‘trackers’, this investment type is a no-fuss way to put  … read more

Pension Awareness Week: Make Your Pension a Priority

Reading Time: 7 mins It’s Pension Awareness Week this week (14th -18th September) and we’re totally on board with the idea! Pensions are really boring – but they’re absolutely vital to a financially secure retirement. The trouble is, pensions can be confusing. Not only that, but we’re tempted to use the money we’ve got for the ‘right now’ instead … read more

New ISAs could help you become a millionaire

Reading Time: 5 mins Yes, it sounds like a pipe dream… but according to the experts, savvy investment in your ISA really could see you become an ISA millionaire by the time you hit retirement age. It might not feel like it at the moment, with the threat of negative interest rates looming – but we’re looking at the … read more

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