Articles tagged "alternative investments"

  • Red pump
    Last updated: 03/03/2017 - 12:10
    Article by Marc Shoffman

    Collectors are harking back to the old days by snapping up old petrol pumps, oil cans and enamel signs, making profits of more than £1,000 in some cases. We speak to ‘petroliana’ enthusiasts to find out what to look for. Plus ideas for other profitable memorabilia to collect.

  • Books image
    Last updated: 30/09/2016 - 10:00
    News by Gary Adams

    On 25 October the Man Booker Prize for an original novel will be announced, and if this has never really caught your attention before, perhaps some of the investment opportunities it offers will.

  • The Falcon on a dark background
    Last updated: 03/08/2016 - 12:51
    Article by Sam Barrett

    While Lamborghinis might not be flying off the forecourts as predicted by former pensions minister Steve Webb, the introduction of pension freedoms has resulted in a change of spending habits in retirement.

  • Alternative investments
    Last updated: 20/04/2016 - 15:27
    Article by Tom Wilson

    Some unusual investments offer the prospect of decent returns. We take a look at whisky, woodland and sports tickets.

  • A man installing solar panels
    Last updated: 13/01/2016 - 11:34
    Article by Rob Griffin

    While it’s fairly easy to fit solar panels on your roof to generate electricity – and save money – investing in funds that hold wind and solar firms offers more of a challenge.

  • Investing in 2016
    Last updated: 23/12/2015 - 12:51
    Article by Chris Torney

    Whether you’re a novice investor or simply need to pep up your portfolio, read our guide to investing and get some tips from the experts.

  • Five sign
    Last updated: 08/10/2012 - 16:53
    Article by Matthew Wall

    There has been over over £250 million reported losses due to land banking fraud. Avoid being taken for a ride with Moneywise's top five tips.

  • Wine and other Christmas presents
    Last updated: 28/11/2012 - 12:43
    Article by Cathy Adams

    Buy your nearest and dearest something tangible this Christmas that will not just last but also grow in value, suggests Cathy Adams.

  • Horse racing
    Last updated: 20/07/2011 - 09:56
    Article by James Hipwell

    Is investing just gambling in disguise? We pitted professional gambler and notorious journalist James Hipwell against the best the market could offer over a single month. Who will win?

  • hands holding globe
    Last updated: 22/12/2010 - 11:03
    Article by Heather Connon

    While the economies of the West continue to struggle, the emerging markets are powering forward with many tantalising opportunities for the canny investor.