Articles by Helen Pridham

What is the difference between an investment trust and an investment company?

Monday, 27 February 2017 | Article

There is little difference. Investment trusts and investment companies are all companies - investment trusts are essentially investment trust companies.

12 bargain global funds

Tuesday, 16 April 2013 | Article

We all like getting good value for money. But this entails taking into account quality as well as cost.

Nine bargain UK funds

Tuesday, 16 April 2013 | Article

We all like getting good value for money. But this entails taking into account quality as well as cost.

Make your pension work harder

Thursday, 02 May 2013 | Article

Q: I want advice on how to top up my pension, but my adviser says I must pay a fee for this.

Investment trust picks for 2012

Wednesday, 25 January 2012 | Article

In falling markets, those two factors are liable to work the other way.

Avoid a Christmas meltdown this year

Friday, 16 December 2011 | Article

Forget about the problems in Europe and the global economy, Christmas is a time to eat, drink and be merry! But for that you need stamina, both mental and physical.

Seven top shares to consider for your ISA

Wednesday, 09 February 2011 | Article

This article is for information and discussion purposes only and does not form a recommendation to invest or otherwise. The value of an investment may fall.

Boost your ISA income with stocks and shares

Wednesday, 09 February 2011 | Article

It is surprising how many people are still missing out on the wonders of ISAs.

Hold fire on gold - for now

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

This portfolio review covers the final quarter of 2010 and Mick Gilligan's immediate outlook for 2011.

Our experts' fund picks for 2011

Wednesday, 23 March 2011 | Article

This article is for information and discussion purposes only and does not form a recommendation to invest or otherwise. The value of an investment may fall.