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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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Jun 29, 2021

BLOG: How to tick investments off your to-do list

My husband hates lists – especially when they are presented to him in a passive-aggressi...
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Apr 29, 2021

BLOG: Tips on building a nest egg for your children

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Apr 29, 2020

How to recession-proof your investment portfolio

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Mar 16, 2020

Coronavirus crisis: a five-point plan for worried investors

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread, markets have once again tanked, dragging ...
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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

Understanding

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Dec 18, 2020

BLOG: The red flags investors should watch out for in closed-end funds

One of the most important starting points in investing is knowing where to look for opport...
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Dec 10, 2020

BLOG: Is now the time to consider equity crowdfunding?

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Dec 04, 2020

BLOG: The best Christmas gift ever for a baby

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Nov 13, 2020

Are UK smaller-companies the investment opportunity of 2021?

Companies in the UK have had a hard time over the past four years. First, they had to deal...
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Oct 16, 2020

BLOG: Four funds that are as active as active gets

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Oct 08, 2020

BLOG: Turning your pre-schooler into an investor

News

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May 25, 2022

Bestinvest relaunches offering free investment coaching

Bestinvest has relaunched its website and features, including free access to investment co...
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May 12, 2022

BLOG: Why digital infrastructure is a no brainer for growth

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May 06, 2022

BLOG: Back to emerging market basics

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May 05, 2022

BLOG: The marshmallow test to grow your dividend income

Doing the marshmallow test with your kids is fascinating – watching the play of emotions...
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Apr 29, 2022

BLOG: Funds to ‘set and forget’

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Apr 20, 2022

AJ Bell launches ‘low cost’ Dodl investment app charging 0.15%

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