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Getting Started

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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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Apr 29, 2020

How to recession-proof your investment portfolio

With a recession almost inevitable, now is a good time to revisit your investments...
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Mar 16, 2020

Coronavirus crisis: a five-point plan for worried investors

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Feb 27, 2020

From grandchild to grandma: investment ideas for every generation

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Nov 20, 2019

Four alternatives to UK equity income

Investing in the UK should be just one part of an income investor's strategy. Here are som...
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Nov 18, 2019

Woodford has put me off active funds. How can I protect myself?

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Sep 17, 2019

Three ways to invest for a child

Understanding

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Aug 21, 2020

BLOG: The alphabet of recovery – what can we expect?

Astronomer Carl Sagan said: “You have to know the past to understand the present”. As ...
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Aug 07, 2020

BLOG: How to improve your behaviour as an investor

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Jul 10, 2020

Investing for two or more children: Do you mirror strategies?

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Jun 18, 2020

Is now the time to open a tax-efficient Family Investment Company?

A Family Investment Company (FIC) is a useful vehicle for passing wealth to the next gener...
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May 15, 2020

BLOG: Understanding recessions and recoveries

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Apr 15, 2020

Early tax year investors are £1,000s better off in the long run

News

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Sep 11, 2020

BLOG: Three funds for post-Abe Japan

I’ve always backed the traditional wisdom of taking a long-term view to investing and, b...
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Aug 28, 2020

‘End of an era’ as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe resigns

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Aug 13, 2020

BLOG: Should you back the gold rush?

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Aug 10, 2020

ESG funds ‘exploding in popularity’ as July sees record inflows

Investor interest in ESG saw record inflows to the sector in July, stemming the outflows f...
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Aug 06, 2020

BLOG: How to capitalise on the Artificial Intelligence theme

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Jul 27, 2020

Gold demand and price hit record highs

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