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Getting Started

Introduction

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Are you just about to take your first steps into the markets? This is the place for you. We have lots of back-to-basics under the 'How To' section and insight written in plain English to help you make the right choices when it comes to your investments. Stay on top of big stories that might impact your investments in the 'News' section.

How to

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Aug 14, 2018

Top tips for downsizing your home

With more and more homeowners moving to smaller properties later in life, the National Ass...
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Jun 12, 2018

How to invest in companies battling cancer and Alzheimer’s

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Feb 27, 2018

How to beat the dividend allowance cut

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Nov 23, 2017

How to profit from the Budget’s tech and housing spend

The Chancellor’s Budget promised multi-billion pound spending to support and boost areas...
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Oct 19, 2017

Black Monday 30 years on: what can it teach us about investing?

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Oct 10, 2017

What do fund managers do and how can you spot a good one?

Understanding

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Jul 23, 2018

What are megatrends and why are they relevant to investors?

'Megatrends' is a phrase you may not have come across but it's becoming increasingly impor...
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Jul 20, 2018

VIDEO: How to pick an investment platform

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Jul 19, 2018

BLOG: How do you spot the next Amazon?

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Jun 14, 2018

World Cup kicks off: these are the stocks tipped for success

The much-anticipated World Cup kicks off in Russia today which means the nation will be gr...
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Jun 14, 2018

BLOG: Can US and Asian equities achieve perfect harmony?

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May 24, 2018

VIDEO: Why UK investors should overcome their domestic bias

News

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Aug 18, 2018

Is your money in an underperforming dog fund?

The amount of cash in seriously underperforming funds has rocketed five-fold since the sta...
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Aug 16, 2018

Top FTSE 100 boss earned £47m last year

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Aug 15, 2018

Robo-advice firm launches ethical portfolios

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Aug 06, 2018

Stock of the week: BP

Helal Miah, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains why oil major BP is ...
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Aug 03, 2018

BLOG: Why investors shouldn’t ignore Japan

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Aug 03, 2018

RBS to pay dividend for first time since financial crisis

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