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How do you know if your fund is genuinely green…and not doing harm?

Reading Time: 8 mins Everywhere you go people are talking about green investing – why it’s important, how it’s the ‘in’ thing and how many more ‘green funds’ are coming on the market. But how do you know that the fund you’re interested in is genuinely green and not just a ‘green-washed’ old fund or something that invests in … read more

Is it a good idea to invest in care homes?

Reading Time: 8 mins Has it ever occurred to you that you could invest in care homes? Care homes are not the first places that come to mind when thinking about investing in property but it’s an area that is growing – thanks to our ageing population – and where there’s a need, there’s a need for money to … read more

How to invest in commodities…and why you should right now

Reading Time: 9 mins Even if you are only a casual investor you will likely have heard of people who invest in commodities. The word ‘commodities’ immediately brings to mind Wall Street bankers urgently making trades in steel, corn and pork bellies in front of huge computer screens. However, the truth is far simpler. A commodity is a raw … read more

How to Make Money on Steam – a 4 Step Plan

Reading Time: 5 mins Most people head to Steam after a long day to wind down with a game of PUBG or catch up with their friends. You may think that only professional game developers can tap into the platform as a revenue stream, but there are a few legit methods with which the average player can make money … read more

How to invest in silver

Reading Time: 9 mins When it comes to investing in precious metals, silver has always lived in the shadow of its glitzier, more eye-catching cousin: gold. The latter is seen by many as the ultimate safe-haven asset, holding its value when stock markets struggle. However, for savvy investors who know what they are doing, silver can be an equally … read more

Are Cheap FTSE Shares Worth the Risk?

Reading Time: 5 mins If you’ve got some cash to invest, you might be considering adding some cheap FTSE shares to your portfolio. But what are they, and what are the risks and advantages involved? And how do you know when to take the plunge and invest in them?  Here, we’ll explain what cheap FTSE shares are and why … read more

Make money from your political opinions

Reading Time: 7 mins Whether you are a big fan of politics or not, we all have our own opinions and beliefs. Some people prefer to take a backseat, watching from afar and visiting the polling stations every few years to cast their votes. Other people, however, are pros in politics. It may be keeping up to date on … read more

5 ways to invest in gold even if you know nothing about investing

Reading Time: 17 mins Anyone can invest in gold. It’s one of those commodities that is easy to buy in different ways. There are several ways you can make money from gold from buying gold bars to gold coins to gold futures and gold shares. Gold is particularly popular at the moment as the world, and our economy, seem … read more

8 ways they could take your money this year

Reading Time: 11 mins Do you want your hard-earned cash slipping through your fingers, right in front of your very eyes? Or would you rather take steps to protect your money? Unfortunately, there are plenty of people out there who would be more than happy to take your cash off of you. It could be anyone from the taxman, … read more

Your investing questions answered

Every now and then I get questions from followers on social media or newsletter subscribers about their savings and investments. Of course, I’m not qualified to advise anyone on their investments or their money generally, I just give you information. However I can ask qualified advisors and investment managers on your behalf, when I have … read more

How to invest like a wealth manager

Reading Time: 5 mins We hear a lot about wealth managers and how much money they can make for their clients. But not everyone has the cash to invest with them. This is why I have asked my friend Tim Price of Price Value Partners to tell us all how we can do it ourselves. Over to you Tim!… … read more

5 easy steps to plan a comfortable retirement

Reading Time: 8 mins Planning for retirement can seem like a daunting prospect with so much to consider. But building up a nest egg needn’t be an unnecessary stress whatever your age. Here are some tips for putting your money to work wisely and future-proofing your savings with easy and safe investments as well as tips for your timeline.  … read more

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