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Getting Started

Investment scams on the rise as fraudsters switch tactics

Financial fraud in the UK is evolving with more people falling prey to dodgy inv...

Questions to ask a prospective financial adviser 

With so many firms vying for your business, picking the right professional to ma...

Questions to ask a prospective wealth manager

Picking the right professional to manage your finances can be a daunting task, w...

Nearly 300,000 savers sign up for Lifetime ISAs despite strict rules

Nearly 300,000 people have opened a Lifetime ISA (LISA) since the product launch...

Neil Woodford’s flagship fund suspends trading

Dealing in the Woodford Equity Income fund has been suspended with immediate eff...

Victims of crypto and forex scams lost £14,600 each last year

Victims lost more than £27m to crypto and forex investment scams last year, wit...

Experienced Investor

Buying Premium Bonds for children is now easier

National Savings & Investments (NS&I) gives aunts, uncles and family fri...

London Stock Exchange opens an hour and 40 minutes late

London traders were unable to buy and sell shares in Britain’s top companies t...

How to give your children a financial head start for university

Investing £180 a month into a Junior ISA for 18 years could generate enough for...

Has your fund lost you money? Report reveals worst performers over last three years

Three investment funds have managed to lose investors’ money despite “the ri...

BLOG: Bitcoin is not a safe haven asset…yet

Investors piled into Bitcoin this week amid growing trade tensions between the U...

UK-listed firms post weakest performance in three years

UK plc posted its weakest set of results in three years during the second quarte...

Video Vault

VIDEO: Back to basics – which ISA is right for you?

Should you open a cash ISA, an investment ISA, or maybe one of each? We help you...

VIDEO: How to start investing

If you’re a complete novice to investing and aren’t sure where or how to sta...

VIDEO: How to help children with the cost of university

As thoughts turn to university, parents will be wondering how they can support t...

VIDEO: Back to basics on government bonds vs corporate bonds

If you're new to investing, our back to basics video explains the main similarit...

VIDEO: Should investors hold cash in their portfolios?

Whether you're a novice or an experienced investor, holding some cash in your in...

VIDEO: How and why to set up an ISA and/or pension for your child

You can help secure your child's financial future with Junior ISAs and pensions....

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