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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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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

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Jul 23, 2019

Questions to ask a prospective financial adviser 

With so many firms vying for your business, picking the right professional to manage your ...
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Jul 10, 2019

Questions to ask a prospective wealth manager

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Mar 12, 2019

How to use your ISA allowance after the deadline

Understanding

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Nov 25, 2019

VIDEO: Lessons from the Woodford fallout

In this two minute video, Adrian Lowcock, head of personal investing at platform Willis Ow...
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Sep 23, 2019

What is the difference between advice and guidance?

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Feb 25, 2019

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

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Feb 19, 2019

Where’s the best place to open a junior ISA?

If you’ve decided to set up a junior stocks and shares ISA for your child but don’t kn...
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Oct 19, 2018

How investors can deal with stock market dips

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Aug 29, 2018

Is the longest bull market in US history set to continue?

News

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Dec 04, 2019

Trapped Woodford Income Focus investors will have to wait to hear fate of fund

Woodford Income Focus administrator Link Fund Solutions has said it is in the ‘final sta...
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Nov 26, 2019

Regulator bans advertising of risky mini-bonds to the public

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Oct 23, 2019

Vanguard cuts fees across passive range

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Oct 15, 2019

Woodford Equity Income to be wound up: what investors need to know

Neil Woodford’s flagship fund is to be shut down four months after it was suspended.
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Aug 14, 2019

Investment scams on the rise as fraudsters switch tactics

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Jun 17, 2019

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

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